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Amelia Writers Group – April 24.
The Amelia Writer’s Group will meet again on Tuesday, April 24th at 6:00 p.m. All adult writers are welcome. Try the following prompts! Writing Prompts 1. Write about your family, making them the very first family, living in a … Continue reading →
Posted: 4/12/2012 10:45 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
You know you’re getting old when bands you listed to as a teenager are being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. I’m thinking of Guns n’ Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Beastie Boys. The ceremony takes … Continue reading →
Posted: 4/12/2012 8:39 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
Julianna Baggott’s Pure
Pure is set sometime in the near future after nuclear detonations have destroyed the world as we know it. A select few escaped the blast because they had taken refuge in a dome. The people in the dome are referred … Continue reading →
Posted: 4/9/2012 12:14 PM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
Hot off the press
We are honored to report that Citizen Pork has just posted a piece about the Mercantile. You can read it here. -Norm De Plume
Posted: 4/9/2012 11:35 AM in Stacked
Mercantile Library Member and Writer Jane Durrell Reviews Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli on 91.7 WVXU’s “Around Cincinnati.”
If you haven’t yet heard on the radio the Mercantile’s own Jane Durrell, you’re missing out. Probably more accurately, we are hers. If you’re a Cincinnati reader interested in the arts or travel , you’ve probably read her work–she’s quite prolific. Here’s...
Posted: 4/6/2012 4:32 PM in Stacked
Mercantile Library Member and Writer Jane Durrell Reviews Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli on 91.7 WVXU’s “Around Cincinnati.”
If you haven’t yet heard on the radio the Mercantile’s own Jane Durrell, you’re missing out. Probably more accurately, we are hers. If you’re a Cincinnati reader interested in the arts or travel , you’ve probably read her work–she’s quite prolific. Here’s...
Posted: 4/6/2012 4:32 PM in Stacked
Calling All Introverts
You might be an introvert if: you favor 1-on-1 conversations over group activities would rather communicate by writing than by speaking you hate open floor plan work environments you feel drained after being out and about, especially with a lot … Continue...
Posted: 4/6/2012 8:16 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
We are such a big chump
We guess we’re just old and useless. We’ve been happily reading Atlantic Monthly nearly cover to cover in recent days. It’s always full of stuff without a lot of pictures but which we can still understand, which should have made us suspicious, but didn’t....
Posted: 4/5/2012 3:53 PM in Stacked
We are such a big chump
We guess we’re just old and useless. We’ve been happily reading Atlantic Monthly nearly cover to cover in recent days. It’s always full of stuff without a lot of pictures but which we can still understand, which should have made us suspicious, but didn’t....
Posted: 4/5/2012 3:53 PM in Stacked
Spring Fever
Spring is in the air, flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing, and somewhere the crack of the bat can be heard. With each puff of smoke from the mitt optimism for the upcoming baseball season abounds. Around here, the Cincinnati … Continue reading →
Posted: 4/5/2012 1:22 PM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
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