We had a great meeting this week of the Jane Austen Book Club. Thanks go to English native Mary Wyatt, who made delicious salmon and cucumber sandwiches and Jean Davis who provided the food. Mary regaled us with stories about England and her memories of English teatimes. We had 10 people join us for the tea and also the discussion of Mansfield Park. We also had two different versions of MP running on video.
Looking for some tongue-in-cheek adventurous humor to share with the family?
In celebration of National Poetry Month, why not check out something from our diverse poetry collections? Many people think poetry is dead, but just think of the lyrics of that annoying commercial jingle or your favorite radio song—it may not be classical poetry or pretty, but it has a beat and an appeal that keeps you from forgetting it. Try out some of our gathered poetry books, and you might be pleasantly surprised!
American Idol season is here again, as popular as ever, and going for the seventh season winner. Already down to 8 contestants, the past has shown us that some of these people will be heard from again, as they go on to successful careers and recordings. The Jackson District Libraries have taken note of the American Idol phenomenon and collected a selection of music from the winners and the programs.