Starting this week, library card holders will receive our connectnow magazine in the mail. This makes planning your time at the library more convenient and helps you become a walking encyclopedia of library activities and news. Keep an eye out for your copy. At-home deliver isn’t the only change to our bimonthly magazine. It’s now […]
Stop! Don’t throw away that moldy gourd! I can’t tell you how many people have told me that they just threw away their gourds when they started looking like this. Don’t do that next time. Under all that mold is a gem just waiting to be uncovered.
The Mystery Writers of America organization has announced the winners of the Edgar Awards for outstanding mystery books. You can see the winners and nominees in all catagories here.
Life has not gone smoothly for Otto, Lucia, and Max Hardscrabble. Their mother mysteriously disappeared five years ago and the gossipy people in their small town viciously blame the kids and their father.
Click here for reading recommendations from your library. Amazing stories await you. Check out one of these books – most appropriate for children ages birth to 10 years.
And the winners are… Best in Show: Cars and Trucks and Things that Go by Henry Herreman 1st Runner-Up: The Princess and the Pea by Kenya Birzer Best Play on Words: Nessa Johnson – Lord of the Flies Most Likely to […]
When you’re looking for information, inspiration and entertainment that’s environmentally friendly–the library is the place to go. Not only do we have what you need but it’s one of the best ways to recycle.
Cook This Not That Kitchen Survival Guide I’ve always enjoyed the Eat This Not That series of books by David Zinczenko & Matt Goulding. They are small, attractive, and easy to use food comparison books. One of the newest offerings is Cook This, Not That Kitchen Survival Guide. I was immediately surprised by the Who […]
Arrests are made in the middle of the night and the fear is palatable in Moscow, 1936. The Stalinist purges have begun and the wrong word or gesture could send someone to the Zone. When an American citizen is found tortured and murdered in a former church, Captain Alexei Dmitriyevich Korolev of the Criminal Investigation […]
For Jennifer Joyner, life as a morbidly obese woman was a series of daily humiliations: on any given day she might crack the toilet seat, break the swing, outgrow her clothes, endure casual cruelty, be unable to tie her shoes, find bathing difficult, and the list, sadly, went on and on. Being morbidly obese also meant […]
What could be more intriguing to a traveling book-lover that a book about literary destinations? Not much…unless it’s actually traveling to those destinations. So when I came upon “Novel Destinations: Literary Landmarks from Jane Austen’s Bath to Ernest Hemingway’s Key West” by Shannon McKenna Schmidt and Joni Rendon, I couldn’t resist it. There’s something about […]