Book Fix – Winter Tales

Stay warm and happy inside with books, movies and music when the weather is chilly. We’ve created lists to either distract you from the weather or help you embrace it. 

Winter of your discontent

It might sound gloomy, but this Shakespearean line actually means an end to discontent – time to be happy! Miranda Ericsson gives you recommendations to escape your winter doldrums with uplifting, sunshiny reads.

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Jack Frost nipping at your earbuds

Kyle Moreland provides music suggestions to aid and abet your hibernation through the short days and long nights of winter.

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Put on your mitts!

Scarlett Fisher-Herreman shares cookbook recommendations to keep you warm and toasty all winter long.

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Baby it’s cold outside

Get the hot chocolate and stoke the fire, because these movies Shannon Eddings selected are bound to put a chill in you.

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#OurStory reads for winter

Natalie Moreland recommends YA reads you can melt into this winter.

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Sledding and skiing and skating, oh my!

Liz Paris helps you get in the mood for the February 2018 Winter Olympics with these book and movie suggestions.

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Best movies to watch on cold snowy days

Perry Hartman recommends movies that will remind you what it truly means to be cold.

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Find more winter lists in our catalog. You can search for more lists in the catalog by selecting “list” as your search category and then enter any search term.

Ginger Park

As the library’s communications editor Ginger helps spread the word about all the amazing library resources, services and staff. Ginger has a bachelor's and master’s in communication from Washburn and K-State. She is a Big Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters and a volunteer at Helping Hands Humane Society. She loves reading fiction and always has a stack of books waiting to be read. Ginger lives in Topeka with her husband and three dogs.