As I write this, it is cold and rainy-ish outside, just the right weather for browsing books. And there’s no better way to browse books than to check out those recommended by our book-loving staff!
Here are our October Picks… Continue reading Staff Picks for October
This month our librarians recommend a whole smorgasbord of smart, interesting, and engaging experiences, through books, documentaries, music and films. Take your pick from among our tasty offerings, or splurge and enjoy all of them during the coming month! Continue reading Staff Pick Buffet
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.
Continue reading Eclipse Fever
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?