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Once a month each member of the Odessa staff chooses a book to recommend to their patrons: Amy Harris’s choice is My Foolish Heart by Susan May Warren   This book was funny but still had a serious side. The author is comparable to Karen Kingsbury.   June Duncan’s choice is The great Christmas Cookie Swap Cookbook by Good Housekeeping  This book is an excellent book for Christmas cookie gift exchange. It also helps you prepare for a Christmas party.   Linda Washam’s choice is A Love that Multiplies: an Up-Close View of How They Make it Work by Michelle Duggar   This book is a very interesting read, about a very large family. How they got through their last child’s early birth and how...
Each month the Lexington Branch staff pick three items that they’ve recently checked out to recommend to our patrons. Click on the title of each item to place a reserve.   Kyle Constant's Picks Red (DVD) by Robert Schwentke, et. al. Okko: The Cycle of Earth by Hub Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman         Carol Nolte's Picks     Little Bee by Chris Cleave     Reversal by Michael Connelly     Love Wins by Rob Bell           Christina Magnifico's Picks     Tree of Codes by Jonathan Safran Foer     ...
Interested in local history and researching your family history? Trails Regional Library has a variety of resources available. Want more specifics? We'll be doing a series of posts introducing some sources to our patrons. This post will focus on a few items that are available in the Lexington branch. Keep an eye out here or inquire at your local branch for even more resources for genealogists. First, some items you can take with you. The Lexington branch has several helpful, basic how-to guides like The Weekend Genealogist by Marcia Yannizze Melnyk and Roots for Kids: A Genealogy Guide for Young People by Susan Provost Beller.  A Pictorial History of Lexington Missouri and A Pictorial History of Higginsville Missouri are also available...