The cracks of bats and the thumps of balls hitting gloves have signaled the start of another baseball season. After recently listening to The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach I find myself thinking about those sounds in a slightly different way because of experiencing a vivid portrayal of the consequences of the pressure to succeed on the [...]
On the Shelf: Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Often times our wish to travel around the globe is restricted by our finances, lack of time or family obligations. Even though you may not be able to physically visit far away places, you can experience cultural diversity at the library Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Join us for El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros (Children’s [...]
On April 29, improvements will be made to OverDrive, the library’s ebook website, changing the look, feel, and experience of checking out ebooks!
It’s show-and-tell time on All Booked Up. Guest co-host Bonnie walks us through her fairy desktop garden and shares how you can build your own. Look for inspiration to grow at the library.
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie (1920) presents the debut of the brilliant Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. Who poisoned the wealthy Emily Inglethorpe in her locked bedroom? Suspects, clues and red herrings abound. Discuss at the library on Monday, May 13, 2013, 1:30–3:00 pm in the Marvin Auditorium 101C.
Alix London’s future had been promising as an art student at Harvard and with a father that was a well known art conservator. Then her world turned upside down when her father was convicted of art forgery. She dropped out of school and the family money began to disappear with the rising court costs. Now, she’s a struggling art consultant and barely able to make ends meet until Alix gets a break that could jumpstart her career.