Ah, breathe deeply – that’s springtime you’re breathing in! This springy month we celebrate the newness of the season, with a new selection of books and DVDs that we are enjoying right now. Continue reading April Staff Picks
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!
Black History Month is typically observed during February, but why stop there? Black history is part of our communal history, and there is a rich vein of fascinating stories for everyone to tap into at any time, for any reason. Here we present a selection for each age, from young children through adults…find them all in the catalog.
Do you have climate and environment anxiety? Forget the zombie apocalypse; some of us worry about climate change and its environmental consequences. If you are one of those people, you might be interested in the books recommended in the Shelf Awareness newsletter on Climate Fiction. Careful, it’s scary stuff! Continue reading Climate Fiction