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
“The legend of the Selkie is told along the Western coast of Scotland and as far down as Ireland. Selkies are seals in the water, but once on land, they take off their skins and become human. If an ordinary mortal sees a Selkie in human form, they will inevitably fall in love. The Selkie legend has several variations but never ends happily.”
– Elisabeth Gifford blog
Intrigued? We have a list of selkie books to feed your curiosity, compliments of Patty F., librarian. Continue reading The Story of the Selkies
NPR’s “Morning Edition” host Steve Inskeep chats with Seattle librarian Nancy Pearl as she shares her under-the-radar reading recommendations. Her picks will take you on journeys around the world – and back in time.
It’s still winter – dark and chilly, the perfect time for coffees, teas, and books. And we have a whole list of current favorites this month, thanks to our ever-reading staff.
Each month we share our current favorites with our library community, and this month is no different, even in the face of frantic holiday flurries. We hope you enjoy our eclectic recommendations, and give yourself the gift of a new or different book to enjoy. You’ll find these great reads and so many more in our catalog. Continue reading Staff Picks