In the Stacks — formerly known as Blurbs from the Backlist — is a great way to find good books that you might not know about or haven't had a chance to read yet. These are books that are currently available in the Des Moines Public Library, meaning you could take one home today!
Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick “Fritz” Loewe were a highly successful mid-twentieth century songwriting team that wrote lovely, romantic musicals for Broadway and Hollywood. Among their best-known shows are Paint Your Wagon, Brigadoon, My Fair Lady, Gigi, and Camelot.
You know that moment when you're excited to curl up with a book? You can't wait to sit down and start a new one, or keep working through a good one, or a finish a really great one. It's pretty exciting and one of the many things that makes reading so wonderful.