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AdultsFri. Dec 01, 2017

New Christmas Movies at RPL

The goal of the Rogers Public Library's movie collection is to provide movies of an enduring quality for the people of Rogers to enjoy.  These include award winning movies; critically acclaimed, innovative movies that changed the way movies are made; and just popular, crowd-pleasing films.  A good example of the last

TeensTue. Oct 31, 2017

Collection Highlight: YA Fantasy Written by Women

Fantasy is a genre of stories in which humans are not limited by the rules of the real world- and are often not even set in the real world!- and is characterized by fantastical elements. These could be superpowers, mythology, magic, or creatures like mermaids or dragons that do not

AdultsWed. Oct 25, 2017

What databases do I use?

There’s a movie called the Time Machine (1960) based on the book written by H.G. Wells. It’s one of the few high quality science fiction films made before 2001 a Space Odyssey (1968).  At the end of the movie the hero returns to his time, gets three books, and returns to

AdultsThu. Oct 12, 2017

Did you know…

….About National Novel Writing Month? One part writing boot camp, one part rollicking party, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) celebrates its 19th year of encouraging creativity, education, and the power of the imagination through the largest writing event in the world.  This year, NaNoWriMo expects nearly 500,000 people to start a

AdultsTue. Oct 10, 2017

Programming Highlight

“Passive Programming” is one of the hot buzzwords in the professional library literature, but it is a really terrible name for a really great idea. Everybody knows about the traditional kind of library programs—story hours, craft workshops, informational presentations, family movies—scheduled at set times at set places inside the library