Category Archives: Adults – Fiction

Staff Picks for June

Every month Lafayette Library staff offer an assortment of recommendations to enrich your life in some way, making you laugh, or cry, or come to some realization. These staff picks always delight and amaze me with their diversity; who knew there were so many gems to choose among? But choose we must, or at least prioritize. Have fun choosing, reading, watching, or listening to this month’s picks. Continue reading Staff Picks for June

Celebrate Immigration Heritage Month with Fascinating Reads

June is Immigrant Heritage Month! To celebrate, we’ve put together a list of some excellent fiction reads that tell immigrant stories. Thanks to our former Adult Services Librarian Cailin for finding these gems before leaving us in May! We also have many immigrant stories on display in the Lobby.

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Iconic Poems for National Poetry Month in April

April is Poetry Month

April is Poetry Month! In honor of poetry’s place in our culture, we  recommend a wonderful article from Literary Hub, The 32 Most Iconic Poems in the English Language.

“Despite frequent (false) claims that poetry is dead and/or irrelevant and/or boring, there are plenty of poems that have sunk deep into our collective consciousness as cultural icons.” Read on for those poems, and celebrate the art of poetry in all its forms.

Looking for more adult poetry titles? Check out this list in our catalog!