Category Archives: Contributors

Blurring the Lines: Ryan Mecum

Vampires, and werewolves, and zombies oh my! Ryan Mecum delivers these creatures so well. It’s no secret I have a fascination with these creatures and many other things. I’ve read Mecum’s books multiple times and I adore his writing. These … Continue reading

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Blurring the Lines: Ellen Hopkins

Does the name Ellen Hopkins sound familiar? How about book titles like Crank? Glass? Impulse? Burned? Ellen Hopkins is best known for writing novels-in-verse. Crank is one of Hopkins’ most well-known books. In this novel, Hopkins writes about a character … Continue reading

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May Movies!

The month has begun and new movies are here! Come check out some of these awesome DVDs or put one on hold. Cabin in the Woods Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away Django Unchained Downton Abbey Season 2 Flight Kangaroo Jack … Continue reading

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Blurring the Lines: Surviving the Angel of Death

Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz by Eva Mozes Kor Suggested by Linda Behrman “I always knew the Holocaust was a horrible thing, but because I never enjoyed history, I really did … Continue reading

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Volunteering is Alive in Fiction – Is Volunteering Real in Your Life?

By Georgean C. Johnson-Coffey, Contributor Serving as Eckhart Public Library’s Coordinator of Volunteer Services since March, Georgean is a national consultant and trainer in the areas of nonprofit management and volunteer involvement.  For the United States, April 21-27 is National … Continue reading

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Poem in Your Pocket Day

April is National Poetry Month and many people spend the month writing poems. Even if you don’t write poetry, there is still at least one event during National Poetry Month that anyone can participate in that does not require writing. … Continue reading

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The Kid Who Reads

Local English teacher Hubert L. Stackhouse once offered Eckhart Public Library Director Janelle Graber a list of his recommendations for “The Kid Who Reads.” The list emphasizes science fiction and adventure, but it also includes a few more down-to-earth tales. … Continue reading

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Pioneer Woman Does it All

By Mary Graber, Contributor Mary Graber works in the Children’s and Teen Departments. She loves being surrounded by books on a daily basis. She blogs, cooks, bakes, gardens, home schools, has a show on the Food Network, publishes cookbooks and … Continue reading

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Attention Writers

Is there a writing group where people can gather and discuss writing? YES! The Creative Writing Group meets on the first and third Mondays of the month in the Board Room at the Eckhart Public Library. The group starts at … Continue reading

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On paper

By Rachel S. Roberts, Contributor Rachel S. Roberts is an author and playwright. For many years, she served on the Eckhart Public Library Board. Her website is http://www.rachelsroberts.com. I save clippings. I put them in a folder with the idea … Continue reading

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