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At the Library for August 23, 2016 - ‘Shoe Dog’ charts how Phil Knight, fresh out of college, borrowed 50 dollars from his father, to start a business selling low-cost running shoes out of the trunk of his car. He made 8,000 dollars that year, name his company Nike, which had a mere 30 billion in sales last year. ‘Shoe Dog’ tells of
At the Library for August 16, 2016 - A mysterious benefactor offers two strangers half-a-million dollars if they can spend two hours together every week for a whole year in Kemper Donovan’s ‘The Decent Proposal’. Two teens try to save a rhinoceros calf from poachers in Lauren St. John’s ‘Operation Rhino.’ Storytime is on hiatus until September, but the Summer Reading Club is
At the Library for August 9th, 2016 - Ron Brown explores the history and heritage of false starts and successes of railroads as they attempted to make it over and through the western mountains of Canada in ‘Rails Over the Mountain.’ 19 years after ‘Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows,’ Harry and his youngest son are battling a family legacy neither of them

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