Bibliotherapy: how reading and writing have been healing trauma since World War I

Books have power. They can touch us, inform us, and entertain us. But books can also comfort us, and even help us heal. Since World War I, books have been helping veterans heal the deep wounds of war.

Read about the healing power of the book in this intriguing and informative article, Bibliotherapy: how reading and writing have been healing trauma since World War I.

Staff Picks

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

The “Best” Books of 2018

Happy Holidays from your friends at the Library! Our gifts to you during this season of gifting are lists of the “best” books of 2018. Of course we understand that your “best” might not be someone else’s “best,” so we picked a few different lists to choose from as you plan out your 2019 reading lists.

In the words of Maureen Corrigan, “I wish everyone this holiday season the gift of good books and plenty of time to read them.” Continue reading The “Best” Books of 2018