How Has Acquiring Books Changed For You During Social Distancing?

How Has Acquiring Books Changed For You During Social Distancing?

May 15, 2020 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator Hello, all of our wonderful readers and patrons! How is everyone doing? I hope this post finds all of you and your families well. Since the social distancing order was put into place and the library closed, I know a lot of us have been doing […]

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Cooking Up Something New: Crustless Spinach Quiche

May 13, 2020 – Jean Martin, User Services Supervisor So many times during this quarantine, I’ve thought about doing a video post about making yeast bread. Although this would be something way out of my comfort zone, my biggest hangup was usually the fact that I hadn’t washed my hair that day! After seeing Kayla’s […]

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What do you really call your pets?

May 8, 2020 – Chelsea Dunbar, Adult Services I saw this trending topic on Twitter “Do you ever call your pet by their real name?”, and it brought attention to the names I call my own animals. When I started thinking through the list of names, it inspired me to gather this important data from […]

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In a Stitch

May 7, 2020 – Adrianna Holt, Adult Services / Passport Agent Are you in a stitch and have to stay at home because of COVID-19? One of the hobbies that I’ve been taking an interest in is cross stitch (sometimes called counted cross stitch), which is a type of counted thread embroidery. As the name […]

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Cooking Up Something New: Leek and Mushroom Soup with Potatoes

May 2, 2020 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator Being cooped up within the house has made my entire family take to the kitchen for some new recipes! My sister made homemade pasta and one of my brothers made chicken pot pie with a handmade crust. Other things we have experimented with have been pork […]

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If You Loved Jojo Moyes’ The Giver of Stars…

April 30, 2020 – Chelsea Dunbar, Adult Services Welcome to a new series here on the blog, “If You Loved…,” where our staff recommends read-alikes for popular books in many different genres. If you loved The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes, you might enjoy one of these books, too:   1. The Book Woman […]

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Staff Round Up: Part Two

April 29, 2020 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator Hello again, people of the Cape Girardeau community! Here at the Cape Girardeau Public Library we hope that you all are enjoying the content we have been providing during these trying times. Social distancing can be hard on all of us, but it is important that […]

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Comic Relief

April 28, 2020 – Chelsea Dunbar, Adult Services Feeling isolated? Alone? Stressed Out? I’ve gathered a list of some favorite eBooks for comic relief, available now on Overdrive and the Libby app. Click a book’s cover below to check it out today!   So, Anyway… by John Cleese “Twisting and turning through surprising stories and […]

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Putting the Pieces Together

April 27, 2020 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator Hello again, Cape Girardeau! It’s somewhere close to day 42 or 43 since the library has been closed. It feels almost like day 100, but we are all still hanging in there. A month or so is nothing if that means our community stays safe and […]

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Get Creative: What Are Ewe Painting?

April 26, 2020 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator Hello to all of our wonderful Cape Girardeau citizens and patrons! Here in the Adult Services department, we (and really the library as a whole) miss seeing all of your faces, but we know that everyone out there is doing their part to keep our community […]

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