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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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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