Staff Profile

Chris Auman

Content Strategy Specialist

Virtual Community Engagement

Chris creates content for the library’s website and social media platforms. He is an experienced writer, avid reader, and sometime artist and musician.


Blog Posts

Your Vote is Your Voice

Voting is both a right and a privilege. Get registered!

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Mindfulness at the Library

Mindfulness is the quality or state of being more aware. It’s a way to focus on the present and offers us many benefits in our often hectic daily lives.

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Let's Talk About Food Waste

The Civic Lab explores resources on food waste and creative ways to use up what’s in your fridge and pantry.

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Lists

Comics at the Movies

Super heroes may get all the attention when it comes to comic book movie adaptations, but there are a few comics artists whose lives and work have been depicted in film as well. From documentaries to fictionalized accounts of real life events, these movies show comics artists to be observant, introverted, talented, and fascinating subjects. Here are a few of my favorites.

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Learning History Through Graphic Novels

Graphic novels are great entertainment, of course, but the titles on this list teach us about history as well.

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The Greens of Summer

Summer is a time to get outside and enjoy the warm weather. This means picnics, cookouts, camping, and hitting the beach. It's also a time to exercise that green thumb of yours. So get out into the garden and grow some stuff.

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Ancient Civilizations

Just how different from us were the men and women who lived in ancient times? Their technology was very different, of course, but how were they different from us in what inspired them, what they believed in, and how they lived their lives? Much more than facts and figures, well-written histories seek to answer these questions as well as add color and context to our interpretations of the past. Check out the books, films, and television series on this list to learn more about ancient civilizations.

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