New Books 10/30/17

An eclectic mix of books that defies grouping in categories including a cook book, a western, some sci-fi, a cozy mystery, history, how-to, graphic novels, a celebrity tell-all and more.   Adventures in Slow Cooking by Sarah DiGregorio The James Beard-nominated food writer revamps the slow cooker for the modern home cook, providing ingenious ideas… Continue Reading New Books 10/30/17

The Elsenpeter Marionettes present Tom Sawyer

A marionette is a puppet that is moved by pulling wires or strings.  It is a small-scale, usually wooden, figure with jointed limbs.  Marionettes are operated with the puppeteer hidden or revealed to an audience by using a vertical or horizontal control bar in different forms of theatres or entertainment venues. They have also been used in films and… Continue Reading The Elsenpeter Marionettes present Tom Sawyer

Man Booker Prize 2017

The Man Booker Prize is the leading literary award in the English speaking world, and has brought recognition, reward and readership to outstanding fiction for over four decades. Each year, the prize is awarded to what is, in the opinion of the judges, the best novel of the year written in English and published in… Continue Reading Man Booker Prize 2017

Impact Survey

If you have used the Miami Public Library’s computers, our wifi, our website, or any of the electronic resources that we offer such as OverDrive, RBDigital, Lynda.com, etc., take our survey and register for prizes!  Beginning Sept. 18th and running through Oct. 13th, the library will be conducting the Impact Survey, a survey to better… Continue Reading Impact Survey