Birds in Jackson: a bird lovers' paradise--that's one of the unique assets of this area, according to the Greater Jackson Chamber of Commerce!
Ib July 13th, at 5:00 - 7:00 in the McIntyre Room at Carnegie, the Jane Austen Book Club will gather to discuss "Persuasion," Austen's last completed novel. Persuasion is a bittersweet look at love the second time around. It's the story of Anne Elliott who gave up her chance at love at nineteen, only to have her love come back into her life eight years later. "Unhappily unmarried at age 27, and dealing with family financial peril, hope is fading from Anne Elliot's life.
Mongolian music! Yes, I've been visiting the library's Naxos database again. This morning, while updating the political section of the Carnegie collection, I listened to Mongolian Music from Buryatia by the Badma Khanda Ensemble. This collection of mostly traditional Mongolian music is very pleasing--several staff members commented on it as they passed by. Some of the music is gentle, quiet melody that makes a nice background to work or study.
Don't know what to read for summer? Try our Bookletters service. We will send you emails detailing the latest and greatest books, audiobooks, DVD's etc on our shelves. From our home page, click on Library Resources on the left hand side, then click on Browse Databases, then click on Bookletters.
If you have an interest in genealogy, the library is one of your first stops. Visit the Genealogy page on the website. There are two online databases available free through the library: Heritage Quest and Ancestry. Ancestry is only available at the library, but Heritage Quest is accessible from any computer anywhere with your library card and pin number. (If you don't know your pin number, go to the checkout desk.)