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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Everybody Wants To Be a Cat

April 25, 2020 – Adrianna Holt, Adult Services / Passport Agent Cats are said to live the life of luxury. Their life is eat, sleep, run around at 3am, and play with everything that can be a toy. Lately my life seems to exhibit this type of cat-like behavior. I eat, I sleep (although my […]

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How to Make Working From Home Work for You

April 22, 2020 – Whitney Burton, Marketing Coordinator This whole working-from-home thing is brand new to me, as it may also be for some of you, but I’ve created a pretty helpful routine for myself through lots of trial and error. Here are some things I do that seem to help me stay productive (and […]

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Classics You Can Read in Less Than a Day

April 21, 2020 – Chelsea Dunbar, Adult Services If you’re like me, you probably have some classics you always meant to get to, but you’ve have been putting them off for some time now. Or maybe you have read them and it’s time to give them another look. In no particular order, here are some […]

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Staff Round-Up: Part One

April 19, 2020 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator Hello, people of the Cape Girardeau community! We here at the Cape Girardeau Public Library know that social distancing can be a bit of a buzz kill even if it is very necessary to abide by the rules and regulations. It’s hard not being able to […]

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Books to Binge on Netflix

April 18, 2020 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator So, how many of us are using this time indoors to catch up on our Netflix lists? I know that I have been. My mom and I have been watching “Call the Midwife” and “The Great British Baking Show”. For anyone out there getting through their […]

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(Mostly) Not Losing My Mind At Home

April 17, 2020 – Chris Martin, Adult Services On a normal day at the library, I’m in charge of interlibrary loans and ordering movies, audiobooks, music, and large print books for the library, among many other tasks! These past few weeks have been rather surreal for myself and I’m sure most everyone else who has […]

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