Celebrate National Poetry Month with an open mic poetry reading, all while enjoying tasty, free pastries! - Share your favorite poem -- either from an author you like or a poem of your own creation! Family friendly poetry can be read out loud. No registration required.
Did you know that your Floyd County Library card does more than check out books? Even if you do, you might be surprised to find just how many cool things you're able to access and use, in the building or at home. I'm going to focus today on two of our learning resources, Gale Courses and Mango Languages, both of [...]
This riveting nonfiction book tells the story of the horrific Chernobyl disaster. On April 25, 1986, disaster struck. During a late-night safety test, Reactor 4 at the Chernobyl power plant exploded. Considered the most disastrous nuclear power accidents in history, Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam Higginbotham (2019, 538 pages) tells the [...]
I find great value in helping others. I think there’s a kind of magic in briefly joining with a stranger in a common goal, whether that’s finding them books to read and enjoy, teaching computer skills, or finding information they need and accomplishing it together. Another thing I enjoy about working in the public library is the variety. I truly never know what I am going to get on any given day, and I learn new things all the time. I’ve always been a very curious person so I love that opportunity to keep learning and growing.