Feeling brave? Check out our newest episode of Girl You Got a Ghost. This time we have a patron story AND a librarian story with some Stranger Things vibes. Do you have a story that will scare us? Send your haunting tales to firstname.lastname@example.org. GYGAG is also available on Apple, Spotify, and Amazon podcasts.
The music in this playlist are all about what it means to be fierce, stubborn, strong, hard-working and talented. But, these songs also represent vulnerablity, flaws, and loyalty, just like the characters in this book.
Every night Zora Novak goes out walking alone. People in her small town think they know what she is up to, that they have her figured out, but all is not what it seems-especially for Zora. The public sees a rebel, a trouble-maker, from a loser family. What they don’t see is a strong, caring female that sees ghosts and hunts fire-starters.
This story explores what it means to be a woman. It interrogates the music industry where women have to work so much harder than men to be heard. It also explores the concept of fame, and what it means to share your life with the public. The darkness of addiction is here as well. The songs above reflect all these journeys.
Report Our library, Frankfort Community Public Library, serves a population of 30,000. According to the United States Census Bureau, nearly 30% of households are without internet access, nearly 20% are below the poverty line, and the median household income is just over $41,000. (Quick Facts, 2019). Of special note, there is no cinema in ClintonContinue reading “Adult AV Film Collection at the Frankfort Community Public Library”
Will you be able to scare the librarians? I love ghost stories, and one of my favorite things to do is ask people if they have any to share. Pre-Covid, at my library, (Frankfort Community Public Library) we hosted an, ongoing, spur-of-the-moment storytelling contest. The competition worked like this: Visitors told me their stories andContinue reading “Girl, You Got a Ghost Podcast”
Introduction Prior to the prolificacy of the printed word, information was shared via storytelling. Talented orators enchanted audiences telling their tales. In fact, many of the literary greats were inspired by the sound of stories. Mark Twain, for instance, fashioned Jim of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn after a elderly man enslaved by Twain’s uncleContinue reading “Audiobooks”
There are way too many books that glamorize the completely infatuated guy who is just absolutely possessed with some girl. Women read these titles thinking it would be a dream relationship.
This is a really well-researched novel from a rare POV, first generation Chinese American and immigrant families living in Chinatown during the ’50’s.