PPL Courtyard Project

PPL Courtyard Project

Coming soon! Courtyard Renovation Project Pittsburg Public Library is excited to announce that the library courtyard will soon receive a much-needed update. During the pandemic, the need for useable outdoor spaces quickly became apparent. Unfortunately, the library’s...

From the Stacks

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian Many years ago, I suspect it might have been 1996 or thereabouts (it was before, maybe early into the building project), two women came into the library to look around. I asked if I could help and they told me...
From the Stacks

From the Stacks

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian I have a love/hate relationship with historical fiction. On the one hand, I love being immersed in another time period but I hate knowing that many people who read a novel, particularly if it’s based on the...
From the Stacks

From the Stacks

By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian Architecture. Author Visits. Coffee & Carols. Folk Music. Joplin Spook Light. Local History. Poetry Readings. Polka Party. Search & Rescue Dogs. What do these all have in common? They have been programs offered at...
From the Stacks

From the Stacks

By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian Odd. Curious. Eccentric. Offbeat. According to the Merriam-Webster website, these are all synonyms for “quirky” but I rather like “attractively unusual.” Maybe because I’m drawn to the unusual, especially if it pertains to a...