“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds…” these are words usually associated with postal couriers, but they really apply to librarians as well. Librarians are a fearless lot, you know; they can face challenges ranging from patrons in trouble to … mountains? seasickness? Read on for a fascinating overview of some brave and fearless librarians. Continue reading Brave Librarians
“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” – Leo Tolstoy Continue reading Memorable Memoirs
Forget zombie wars and horror films; real tragedies overshadow fantasies, and the Chernobyl nuclear accident was one of those real tragedies. Continue reading Voices from Chernobyl
Let’s take a walk – in the city, around the block, in the woods, with yourself, with another – so many ways to walk! Here we’ve highlighted just a few ways, and send our thanks to our friends at Shelf Awareness for their inspiration of an intriguing journey into the ways of walking. Continue reading So Many Ways to Walk
July – the REAL summer. We have had an interesting early summer so far; wet, chilly, and cloudy, more like early spring than early summer, but now perhaps we get the real deal, warm temps and blue skies.
There is no better way to while away a warm afternoon than a book to engage and captivate. Get captivated this month with our staff (and even customer!) picks. Find them all in our catalog. Continue reading July Staff – and Library Customer – Picks