On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep the United States, along a narrow path stretching from Oregon to South Carolina. The event is called the “Great American Eclipse” because it will be so accessible to a large number of Americans: it is estimated that 22 million will witness this wondrous natural event, when the sky darkens at midday, and the tenuous solar corona becomes visible to the naked eye.
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August – the tail end of the summer, time to squeeze in one or two more recommended reads. We present a range of books, from kids to tweens to adults, fiction and nonfiction; you might just find something to fill in those last, sweet weeks of summer.
Enjoy – and thanks to our staff; Bernice, Shirley, and Renee for their picks.
This is What a Librarian Looks Like : A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information by Kyle Cassidy
Libraries – librarians – in this age of internet-carried information, who needs ’em? Who, indeed? In this photo-rich reflection, Cassidy delves into what librarians and libraries bring to their communities.
Through more than 220 photographs of librarians who share their personal thoughts on what it means to be a librarian, and original essays on libraries by some of our most beloved writers, journalists, and commentators, you can catch a glimpse of how essential libraries – and librarians are to us. Continue reading Tell Me, What’s A Librarian Look Like?
Summer reading for all ages is in full swing, but some of you may feel the siren song of the big or little screen as you ease into the season!
Here’s a summer’s worth of movies or tv shows and their book counterparts to meet all your escapist needs…use the links to find movie trailers and reviews, courtesy of IMDB, and the book links to reserve a copy in our catalog! Enjoy!
So…I made it to the movies this weekend! Inspired by what I saw, I realized it had been some time since I posted about book adaptations for the big screen.
Continue reading Page to Screen this Spring