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  • Father and son
    Posted on: Tuesday, June 14, 2016

    Librarian Sheldon gives a shout out to all the hard-working dads out there and has some great recommendations for books about fatherhood. From the comical to the tragic to the heroic, we'll have the book that's right for you this Father's Day.

  • Old book
    Posted on: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

    I am notoriously drawn to packaging. If it has a clever name or a unique look, I will buy it. If it’s got a pun in the name, I’ll buy ten. But a great first line, now that’s something that will snag my attention and really draw me in. Here is a list of ten contemporary YA books with stellar first lines.

  • Woman reading book
    Posted on: Friday, May 06, 2016

    Adulting is exhausting. Between work, kids, and everything else that comes with being an adult, when Librarian Sarah actually carves out enough time to delve into a book, she wants that book to be as far from her reality as possible. She's got a list of titles that have helped her do just that.

  • Traditional Mexican dancer
    Posted on: Thursday, May 05, 2016

    If there is ever a day to enjoy copious amounts of Mexican food, it’s today, Cinco de Mayo. I personally enjoy a good street taco regardless of the day. In fact, to paraphrase Dr. Seuss, “I could eat them in the dark or in a box with a fox.”

  • Radio Tower
    Posted on: Friday, April 29, 2016

    What’s good this month? I’m glad you asked! We’ve got cocktails, cookbooks, clowns, and cannibals, all just up the street at your favorite library. Come visit us and find everything you never knew you needed.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Pills
    Posted on: Thursday, April 28, 2016

    “Yeah, I think I’ll be remembered . . . as the voice of the 60s. . . . Andy Warhol, the Beatles and me!” - Jacqueline Susann

  • Two wolves
    Posted on: Tuesday, April 19, 2016

    Before doing this blog, Librarian Alexis had heard a bit about paranormal romance, which at first it sounded extremely goofy, and maybe a bit off-putting. People falling in love with ghosts, aliens, and werewolves? Shapeshifters, vampires and witches involved in the romantic lives of humans? Please. How ridiculous. But she found them more intricately plotted than other subgenres and the romantic element only one of many intriguing aspects of the stories. Read on for her list.

     

  • Posted on: Monday, April 18, 2016

    This episode: more YA books, blogs, services, and gearing up for Summer Reading!

  • Fighting books
    Posted on: Tuesday, April 05, 2016

    Book Madness 2016 is over and we have a winner! Cinder by Marissa Meyer. The young adult novel that wouldn't quit! It took on the amazing Elephant and Piggie book I Will Take a Nap! by Mo Willems and came out the victor. Librarian Kim has the scoop and recommends a few more adapted fairy tales, too!

  • Red and blue wall
    Posted on: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

    How can the lyrics from a song change your life? Circ clerk Reagan received inspiration from a Bikini Kill song and set out on a journey of self-discovery. Found out how books can lead to self-discovery and lifelong happiness through her thought-provoking suggestions.

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