Come listen to this beguiling folk singer and fingerstyle guitarist Sunday, Nov. 24 at 3pm. You’ll be delighted at his take on favorite tunes from early America.
Staff Picks: ‘Tis the Season
Check out the standings and find out more about the library’s fantasy football league!
Tweens stopped by Youth Services for National Tell a Joke Day. Here’s a compilation of the best boffs, quickest quips, wackiest wisecracks and giggliest gags.
The Hunger Games is back! The latest film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ power trilogy, Catching Fire, opens this month. And we celebrate this second of four Hunger Games movies with our own event featuring Capitol foods, fashion, crafts and a live role playing game. Katniss is thrown back into the arena and so will you. […]
It’s 1854 in London and the night’s calm is shattered by the shouts of murder. A young family has been brutally killed though it does not appear to be a random act but was carefully orchestrated to mirror the Ratcliffe Highway murders of another family forty-three years earlier. Detective Inspector Sean Ryan from Scotland Yard is put on the case and discovers an essay called “On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts”, which is a detailed account of the Ratcliffe Highway Murders by author, Thomas De Quincey…
Margaret Atwood is a poet, novelist, essayist, and literary critic who has published more than 50 books during her long career. Her most widely-read novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, has been adapted for film, opera, ballet, dramatic radio broadcast, and stage. Her most recent novel, Maddaddam, published in September of 2013, concludes a dystopian trilogy that began with Oryx and Crake and continued with The Year of the Flood. Read on to find out more about Atwood’s dystopian vision.