Election Year Survival Toolkit: Preparing to Vote

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Hello, fellow citizens. As most of you already know, 2024…

Live Generously with the Friends of the Library

During this time of year, the word generosity often can be heard…

Ode to Library Programs

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“Why don’t I do this more often!?” Sometimes you just need…

Mental Health Month – The Importance of Human Connection

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May is Mental Health Month! Mental health is one of my favorite…

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

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Finally, baseball season has arrived. As a boy growing up…
A white bowl is depicted containing borsch, a beet based soup that is reddish in color.

A Taste of Russia: Four Movies and a Cookbook (and a Little More)

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It seems to me that Russia has always been a “hot topic”…
Photo of the exterior of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Safety & Security at Your Library

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I started to write a much more lighthearted blog post, but what’s…

3 Ways to Give Back During the Holiday Season

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Each year I try to figure out a way to give back during the holiday…

November is Native American Heritage Month!

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At the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, you’ll find book…

A Commendable Spectacle: The Renaissance Festival

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HEAR YE, HEAR YE…IT’S FESTIVAL SEASON! Huzzah! I refer not…