November 2013


    Books in the News - 11/24/13 ()

    Big Little Mother

    From the Saint Paul Pioneer Press Books section:

    Big Little Mother by Kevin Kling and Chris Monroe - A four-year-old boy demonstrates what a good teacher his big sister is during her tap dancing class and garners praise for them both.

    Holy Smokestacks: Here Comes a Steam Engine by Brandon Terrell, illustrations by Brian Barber

    Hanukkah Bear by Eric A. Kimmel, illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka

    It's Raining Pups and Dogs! by Jeanne Prevost and Amelia Hansen

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    Tags: Newspapers


    John F. Kennedy ... So Many Books ()

    To Move the World

    It's been fifty years since John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963.  To commemorate this anniversary, publishing houses are releasing a massive flood of books about JFK, his presidency, his family life, and the assassination. 

    Here are just a few of the recent releases that you can find at Ramsey County Library:

    To Move the World: JFK's Quest for Peace by Jeffrey Sachs - An inspiring look at the historic foreign policy triumph of John F. Kennedy's presidency--the crusade for world peace that consumed his final year in office.


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    Tags: Non-fiction


    Books in the News - 11/17/13 ()

    Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy

    For your mid-November book info needs, here's the story on the books reviewed in the local papers this Sunday.

    In the Saint Paul Pioneer Press Books section were a number of titles with local connections, including:

    Baby Talk: Reflections on a Blessed Event by Tom Hegg

    The Steeple by Warren Hanson

    True Colors by Jodi Hills

    Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding - Londonite Bridget Jones faces the challenges of maintaining sex appeal as the years roll by, the nightmares of drunken texting, the skinny jean, the disastrous e-mail cc, total...

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    Tags: Newspapers


    Inquiring Minds - Books Read on Overdrive ()

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    Q. How can I get a list of the e-books I’ve read on OverDrive?

    A. OverDrive is one of the two vendors the Library currently uses to lend e-books to our Library patrons. Whether you can get a list of books you’ve previously read through OverDrive depends largely on what kind of device you’re using.

    If you have an Amazon Kindle product, the information is stored in your Amazon account, unless you have previously chosen to erase it. For e-readers like the Nook, Sony, or Kobo, the information is stored in your Adobe Digital Editions software module until you erase it. Unfortunately, if you have an iPad or other tablet device, you may be out of luck. These devices don’t...

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    Tags: Inquiring Minds


    Applying for MNsure? Want Help? ()

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    Applying for health insurance coverage through MNsure

    Did you know that Ramsey County Library has navigators available Monday through Saturday at the library in Roseville to assist you in applying for health insurance coverage through MNsure?  It's true!

    You can drop in or call 651-645-0215 to make an appointment.  (Please note:  The library does not make appointments with the Navigator--appointments are handled through Health Access MN at the number given.)

    MNsure Navigator hours (which are subject to change) are:

    Monday: 10 am to 6 pm
    Tuesday: 1 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday: 10 am to 6 pm...

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    Tags: Programs, Reference