HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 21 – Medical Memoirs

Listen or download the library’s premier podcast – HUSH! In Episode 21, enjoy a discussion (26:27) about Medical Memoirs — books by doctors, nurses and patients about their experiences in unique or compelling situations. Have you read any of our recommendations? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!

Arranged is a modern romance with a twist

The premise of this book both intrigued and repelled me. People choosing to pay big bucks to marry a stranger? Even with the year of marriage counseling and the foundation in friendship rather than love, I was skeptical of the whole affair. I mean, I like to read romance novels. And I didn’t really see how this was going to turn out satisfying for any of us, the readers or the characters.

A new kids book about knitting:”Extra Yarn”

This children’s picture book will appeal to those adults with a yarn stash full of possibilities. For kids, in addition to the beautiful story of creating, sharing and brightening the town through colorful knitting, there is a bad guy who wants to steal the yarn box!

Journaling with Words and Images: ideas for garden journals

A monthly journaling workshop offers ideas and encouragement for people pursuing personal writing with words and images. Handouts including writing prompts about ideas for garden journals are archived here. The workshop meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at the library.

The Art of Duke Hunting is a witty regency romp

His Grace Roman Montagu has just woken up, completely terrified, and tied to the rail of a ship named The Drake during a terrible storm –and the arrival of the Countess of Derby on the deck quickly takes things from bad to worse! Pick up this historical romance set in the Regency England, where Prinny himself makes a cameo appearance to twist the plot. The Art of Duke Hunting is a highly recommended and very enjoyable sensual historical romance.

Journaling with words and images: Monthly Workshop

A monthly journaling workshop offers ideas and encouragement for people pursuing personal writing with words and images. The tips and ideas shared by participants in our first few meetings are archived here. The workshop meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at the library.

Sacre Bleu: a Comedy d’Art by Christopher Moore

In his new novel Sacre Bleu, Christopher Moore is at his strange, fantastic, witty and sarcastic best – bringing history alive through quirky characterizations, mystical mystery and hilarious dialogue.

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 20 – Chick Lit

Listen or download the library’s premier podcast – HUSH! In Episode 20, enjoy a discussion (25:58) about Chick Lit – the books and movies that are funny relationship stories about young women. Have you read any of our recommendations? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!

Check your Blood Pressure and BMI at the Library, then enter to WIN!

Get started knowing your numbers – check your blood pressure and BMI at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, and enter our Know Your Numbers contest. One lucky winner will be drawn from all entries submitted by April 21, 2012. to win a $10 gift certificate to the Millennium Café.

Journaling with Words and Images: Recording your Own History

A monthly journaling workshop offers ideas and encouragement for people pursuing personal writing with words and images. Handouts including writing prompts about recording your own history are archived here. The workshop meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at the library.

It’s time to prepare for the big dance — by reading The Anti-Prom!

The Anti-Prom by Abby McDonald is a hilarious adventure caper that takes place on that night of all memorable high school nights — prom night. The Anti-Prom is available as a printed book in the YA Fiction section of the library and it’s also available as an ebook for checkout and download from http://ebooks.tscpl.org.