AdultsMon. Sep 09, 2013

News! News!

Rogers Public Library is now able to purchase and circulate e-books from Penguin Publishers through Library2Go! What does this mean to you?  If you're a big fan of bestselling authors like Patricia Cornwell, Sylvia Day, Randy Wayne White, Catherine Coulter, Stuart Woods, Julia Garwood, and many more, and you have a

AdultsTue. Aug 20, 2013

So long, Dutch

Another beloved author has left us this week, Elmore "Dutch" Leonard.  Known for his westerns and nouveau-noir crime novels, Leonard was popularly said to have “transcended genre” – which is lit-crit speak for “dang, these books are so good that we’ve got to give some explanation of why we like

AdultsThu. Aug 08, 2013

R.I.P. Elizabeth Peters / Barbara Michaels / Barbara Mertz

The publishers William Morrow announced today on their Facebook page: It is with great sadness we relay the news that our beloved author, Barbara Mertz, (a.k.a. Elizabeth Peters) passed away this morning at the age of 85. Under her pseudonym as Barbara Michaels she has written twenty-nine novels of suspense. As Elizabeth

AdultsWed. Jun 26, 2013


Welcome to BOOKS, BONES AND BEYOND Welcome to the RPL Blog for adults. Here you will receive tidbit information to brighten your day and illuminate your mind. Announcements pertaining to the Rogers Public Library and adult programming; and tips on doing your genealogy. Not neccessarily in that order. Aug 13, 2013   Genealogy Tip for

AdultsMon. Jun 17, 2013

How To Read A Poem

If you're a dedicated genre fiction reader, like me, poetry may seem scary and intimidating to read. Where's the plot?  Who are the characters?  Shouldn't this come with a map in the front or a glossary in the back? Never fear, funny lady Katie Burgess is on your side, to help you get