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Prepare for AP Exams

book jacket for 5 Steps to a 5Get ready for Advanced Placement (AP) exams to earn college credit with the Shawnee Public Library's workshop at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 7Space is limited so registration is required.

The workshop will focus on the College Preparation Center of the Learning Express Library database, available free of charge for all library card holders and accessible from anywhere with an internet connection. The database features practice AP exams to familiarize you with the official test, including instant scoring and detailed answer explanations.

For more AP practice, try the Skill Surfer section of the Brainfuse database also available from the library.

Discussion of "The Rosie Project"

book jacket for The Rosie Project by Graeme SimsionThe Shawnee Book Discussion Group meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 1 to discuss The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. Copies of the selected title are available at the Information Desk.

Don Tillman a profesor of genetics, sets up a project designed to find him the perfect wife, starting with a 16 page questionnaire. Then he meets Rosie, who is everything he's not looking for in a wife...

The Book Discussion Group regularly meets on the first Thursday of every month, this is a change to accommodate the Easter holiday.

Keep Reading in March 2015

ADULT FICTION

book jacket for Fives and Twenty-FivesFives and Twenty-Fives by Michael Pitre
This debut novel explores the effects of war on a group of Marines returning from Iraq.  Much in the vein of Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried, the characters are fictional, but the personal and professional battles are real.  This is an inside look at what it means to be today’s soldier.

Read more: Keep Reading in March 2015