fbpx

Teresa

/Teresa Moulton

About Teresa Moulton

Teresa (Scherping) Moulton has worked at the Floyd County Library since 2012. She previously worked in Youth Services and is now the Public Service Leader.

Hoopla? Overdrive? Libby? What’s the difference?

As a busy working mom, most of the books I read these days are ebooks or eAudiobooks from the library.  They are available wherever I go as long as I have my phone, and I don't have to worry about returning them to the library.  Plus, they're free! If you've ever looked into getting ebooks [...]

By | April 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Love a Jamaican by Alexia Arthurs

How to Love a Jamaican by Alexia Arthurs (2018), 239 pages On the shelf - On Libby/Overdrive   Have you ever read a book more for convenience than because of actual interest?  Do you ever judge books by their cover?  This may seem like a terrible way to select your next read, but sometimes this [...]

By | March 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eva Mozes Kor: A Holocaust survivor, a Mengele twin, and a Hoosier

If you haven't yet heard of Eva Mozes Kor, here's your chance to learn about this incredible woman.  The Floyd County Library is hosting a series of programs around her book, Surviving the Angel of Death: The Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz, and a new documentary about her life journey.   Surviving the [...]

By | February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Former Slave Tells His Own Story

  Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo" by Zora Neale Hurston (2018), 171 pages (Large Print book) (Hoopla eAudiobook) (Overdrive ebook)   Recently, a unique and remarkable little book was published that was actually written almost 100 years ago.  It was penned by a now-famous author before almost anyone knew her name. Barracoon: [...]

By | January 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do Babies Need Books? Yes!

It might be surprising to learn that reading is important for all ages - even babies!  Although they might not be able to understand everything or listen for very long, reading to babies helps them develop in many ways. Image Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikenan1/118458606/in/gallery-94151330@N00-72157625107943370/   It's always important to talk to your baby, and books give you something [...]

By | December 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oh No! The Library Doesn’t Have the Book I Want!

  Here at the Floyd County Library, we strive to have the right book for each reader.  But what if we don't have the book you're looking for?  Don't fret!  There are a few things you can try. First, let's determine for sure whether or not we have the book.  A library staff person can [...]

By | August 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Picture Books to Read for July 4th and Beyond

July 4th, the United State's Independence Day, is right around the corner!  If you're in the mood for some patriotic picture books, here are some great ones to try:   Apple Pie 4th of July by Janet S. Wong; pictures by Margaret Chodos-Irvine (2002) Chinese-American Maddie is afraid that no one will want her parents' Chinese [...]

By | July 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

How Do I Find Time to Read??

It's finally summer!  This is a great time of year to get some reading done, but if you're busy, it can seem hard to find the time.  Here are my favorite tips for getting your reading in this summer.  Bring a book with you.  Throw a book into your purse, car, beach bag, or backpack.  [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Overlooked Gems in the Teen Scene

Sometimes we librarians find out that a certain book rarely checks out and we think, "What a shame!"  We may know it's a high quality, unique book, but for whatever reason, it doesn't get its due.  Maybe the cover isn't appealing.  Maybe no one has heard of the title.  Maybe it just needs a little [...]

By | May 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Should I Read Next?

Do you ever find yourself wondering, "What should I read next?"  Maybe you've finished a series and don't know what else is similar that you might like.  Luckily, your library has a tool to help you! If you go to our main webpage and look in the upper right corner, you'll see a search bar.  [...]

By | April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments