Category Archives: Adults – Nonfiction

Friends Tell Friends About Great Books

Librarian Recommended booksDon’t you love it when a friend recommends a book? I love to explore books through friends, because they rarely steer me wrong!

Librarian recommended reads

We are friendly librarians, and as such, we have an assortment of interesting, entertaining and intriguing books for you to try. Have at it – read on for the details of these and other staff recommendations.  Continue reading Friends Tell Friends About Great Books

So You Say You’re Not a Scientist?

Science Books for Non-Scientists
“We are part of this universe; we are in this universe.”
Neil DeGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and author of Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandries.

Science books for the non-scientists among us help us experience the wonder of life through fascination, entertainment, and humor. A big thanks to Kerry McHugh at Shelf Awareness for her thoughts and book selections on this important subject!

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Feed our Brain and Soul: April is National Poetry Month

…Resistance is futile.

move & roll on to this poem
do not resist this poem
this poem has your eyes
this poem has his head
this poem has his arms
this poem has his fingers
this poem has his fingertips

-Excerpt from “Beware: Do Not Read This Poem,” by Ishmael Reed

Whether you are a poet and ya know it, or have nightmares of analyzing poetry in high school, it may be time to approach the subject anew: you may just be surprised at what speaks to something within. Here are some ways to dip your toe back into that poetry pool….

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