Destination Fiction: The Middle East

Hello Patrons! We are now well into summer and our adult summer reading program The Great Jackson County Read: Armchair Traveler is going strong; plus, there is still time to rack up some raffle tickets and win cool local prizes! Last month, we visited Asia through a selection of fiction. Now it's time to get … Continue reading Destination Fiction: The Middle East

Destination Fiction: Asia Hello Readers! This summer I hope you will participate in the Adult Summer Reading program at Jackson County Public Library, beginning June 3rd. This year’s theme is the Great Jackson County Read: The Armchair Traveler, which is all about experiencing the world abroad through the books you read, from the comfort of your favorite … Continue reading Destination Fiction: Asia

Hike with Pride this month!

June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month as well as Great Outdoors Month and so this blog will be about both! LGBTQIA+ is an acronym that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual and the plus is for gender fluid people - people whose gender identity changes over time or per situation. Queer is a … Continue reading Hike with Pride this month!

Culture Club

By Amy Despite how badly I want to make all the jokes, you won't find any Boy George here! And I'm not just saying that to make you cry! The Culture Club is a new program at Macon County Public Library. Parents of the some of the littlest library patrons mentioned that it would be … Continue reading Culture Club

The Shield, 40 Hours Without Sleep, and a Broken Trunk: A Wrestlemania Road Trip (Part 2)

By Chris and Christina What you are about to read is Part 2 of a true story of two library bloggers and their daring Wrestlemania 29 adventures. Part 1 can be found here. This harrowing account is presented in a back and forth manner, taking you from the road trip itself to each of the … Continue reading The Shield, 40 Hours Without Sleep, and a Broken Trunk: A Wrestlemania Road Trip (Part 2)

Spring Break? Time for an Adventure!

By Erika What do monkeys, monasteries, and banana milkshakes all have in common?  They are all part of my most memorable travel moments.  Whether it's a last-minute weekend camping getaway or a more extensive planned out affair, travel feeds my adventurous heart.  Each year I anxiously await the arrival of Spring - the season of spring … Continue reading Spring Break? Time for an Adventure!

Travelin’ Jones

By Loretta Like Tom Petty, I’ve always had a travelin’ jones.  I haven’t had the good fortune to indulge it at will, but I’ve had my moments.  One thing I’ve learned is that there are always unexpected hurdles popping up in your path.  In the hope of sparing you these painful leaps, I thought I would … Continue reading Travelin’ Jones

“Interesting People / Patrons”

By Don How many people do you know? Let me ask it this way, how many do you know interesting things about? At the Macon County Public Library, we have many interesting people walk through our doors. Sometimes I think I would like to get to know all of them, but that's impossible. On a … Continue reading “Interesting People / Patrons”