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Stormy skies over Prosser Public Library building

Weathering the Storm

Strong winds, heavy rain, and power outages swept across the state during Tuesday’s storm. Need to recharge your devices? We’ve got you powered up, at the library! Also, check out this picture of a beautiful hail stone! Read more >

Clarence Thomas

A Conversation with Justice Clarence Thomas

The Library of Congress recently interviewed Justice Clarence Thomas, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. A native of Georgia, Clarence Thomas was nominated by President George H.W. Bush to become an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and was seated on the Court on October 23, 1991. Read more >

Mount Everest

In Search of Adventure

Did you ever just want to get away? Did you ever just want to climb Mount Everest? Well, maybe that second question is a stretch… but what if you could climb Mount Everest, or have a swashbuckling sword fight with a villain, or even be a secret Librarian whose mission it is to steal books from alternate realities?… Read more >

Poets, Let Spring Be Your Muse

If the saying, “April showers bring May flowers” is true, then we’re in for a spectacular spring this year! Check out some springtime poetry, plus new poems on the Poetry Sharing Page… Read more >

ladybug climbing on purple flower

Do You Haiku?

Red upon purple,
Lady bug creeps – silent, slow
Sweet lilacs blossom. 

See more haiku poetry and learn how to write haiku in celebration of National Poetry Month… Read more >

Maya Angelou

Google Honors Maya Angelou

Google is celebrating Maya Angelou’s birthday with a Google Doodle. She would have turned 90 years old this year. Listen to Maya Angelou and celebrities recite her poem “Still I Rise,” and learn about Google Doodles… Read more >

Tracy K. Smith, Poet Laureate

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith Inaugural Reading

Watch Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith’s inaugural reading. In this Library of Congress video, “Tracy K. Smith gave her inaugural reading as the 22nd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. She was joined by National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, who opened the event with an original poem.”  Read more >

playing cards

Who Will Win Game of Thrones?

Lady Stark cleans house, the zombie dragon flies south, and Queens Cersei and Daenerys finally face off. Let’s review the Season 7 finale and make even more predictions for next season! Read more >