Although we don’t have any live baseball right now, today (April 15) is still an important day for Major League Baseball. It was on this date in 1947 that Jackie Robinson played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking baseball’s color barrier.
Do you like American history? Do you like to read biographies on U.S. presidents? If so, Overdrive has a lot to offer! With your library card, you can check out e-books on U.S. presidents and on many other topics. Click here to get started!
Here are just five of the biographies on U.S. presidents that you can get:
Growing up in the 1990s, there were a lot of singers/bands that I liked, and still do. For me, Pearl Jam eclipses them all. After nearly 30 years, I enjoy their music now as much as ever. It was a huge thrill for me when I got to see them live at Wrigley Field in Chicago a few years ago.
Calling all baseball fans! Lincoln Township Public Library will be starting a fantasy baseball league this year. If you’re a fan of the game, we’d love to have you participate.
Are you a fan of C.S. Lewis? Or have you wanted to read some of his books but haven’t had an opportunity to do so yet? If so, we invite you to join our C.S. Lewis Book Discussion Group!
Here at LTPL, we believe in helping our patrons find the information that they need, and physical wellness is one of the most important topics with which we help our patrons. We offer lots of books and DVDs that help patrons with their health, on topics from heart disease to diabetes to dieting to exercise. You can also visit MeL.org to see some great online resources.
Fall is coming, and the National Novel Writing Month challenge begins in a month. LTPL has fun fall activities to celebrate the season, along with a vast collection of resources, both fiction and nonfiction. Search our calendar to see what’s coming u [Read more…]
The Local Author Collection will endeavor to promote awareness of local talents and issues as well as the writing process as a whole. We are now seeking submissions for the collection. We will evaluate each work we receive and decide whether to include it in the collection, based on the following criteria:
- Whether it was written by a Berrien County author or has a Berrien County connection
- Suitability for circulation – should be professionally bound
- Artistic presentation and quality
- Entertainment and/or educational value
- Appropriateness for intended age group
If we accept your work, it will be exposed to thousands of potential readers in Lincoln, Royalton, and Baroda townships.
If you’re interested, stop by the library and ask for a submission form. When submitting your work, please also include as much of the following as possible, in order to help us better evaluate your work:
- Author bio
- Publicity materials
Contact Brian at (269) 429-9575 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or if you have questions about the Local Author Collection. We look forward to your submission!
By Brian Johnston
Writing a book is a big challenge. I know because I’ve written three of them. Yet even though completing a book is a big accomplishment, once you’re actually done writing, the real challenge begins. How do you format the book correctly? How do you find an editor for your book? How do you get the word out about it? What are the different options for publication?
By Elizabeth Nestle
Even though the Summer Reading Program is over, there’s still plenty of summer fun at the Lincoln Township Public Library. It’s the season for grilling, get-togethers, and all sorts of outdoor enjoyment! Take a moment to cool down at LTPL, where you can find books and resources on everything you’ll need to know for planning your summer!