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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

AdultsThu. Oct 05, 2017

Fall Celebration

When you think of autumn, you think of crunchy leaves, pumpkin spice everything, Halloween candy, and cool nights. Do you also think of the library? If not, you should! The Rogers Public Library is having its Fall Celebration Geek event on November 4th! There’s going to be lots to jump into;

AdultsFri. Sep 08, 2017

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month!

Owning a Rogers Public Library card is your link to limitless opportunities! The use of a library card can: Provide internet access for job searches, homework assistance, and learning a new language. Allow access to downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, and music for a variety of devices. Introduce you to a new author

AdultsTue. Aug 29, 2017

ROB’S TEN BEST HERO MOVIES

After writing a series of articles on the evolution of movie heroes and hero types, it seemed appropriate to compile a list of top ten hero movies; but a historical approach to picking the best movie heroes proved inadequate.   To me a hero is someone I would want to be, or someone