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From Page to Screen in 2020

As a librarian, I usually say that the book is better. But...there have been a lot of great screen adaptations in recent years (don’t get me started on Game of Thrones). I’m really excited about some of the wonderful books that will be coming to the movies or tv screens this year. I thought I [...]

By | January 16th, 2020|Uncategorized, What to Read|0 Comments

Discovery Friday

Join us for Discovery Fridays.  Every Friday at 10:30 AM we have an exciting, hands-on activity or educational presentation for elementary-age students.  Discovery Friday is a perfect educational opportunity for homeschool students but the program also meets during school breaks and is open to all students in grades K-5.  A preschool program - Wee Play [...]

By | January 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Invited

Have you resolved to read outside your normal reading tendencies? If so, and you would like to read more scary stories, I can suggest a good book to dip your toe into this genre. The Invited by Jennifer McMahon (2019; 353 pages) is marketed as a ghost story, but don’t let this scare you too [...]

By | January 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Essays? That sounds like homework!

Some people like novels.  Some people like biographies.  But have you ever considered reading a book of essays?  I know, I know - it sounds like homework.  But I like to think of essays as the short stories of nonfiction.  I realized recently that I love reading long, in-depth opinions and articles on the internet, [...]

By | January 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Books to Look Forward to in 2020

A new year, a new crop of books to be excited about! Hundreds and hundreds of books will be published in 2020 and I know that as the year goes on I'll learn about more and more awesome books. But here are a handful of upcoming books that I'm particularly excited about! What books are [...]

By | January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reading Resolutions for 2020

Happy New Year's from your library friends! Image by Taweesak Chansawatwirot from Pixabay Are you making any resolutions this year? How about reading resolutions? This is a great time to reflect on your reading and think about what your reading goals are for 2020. Maybe you want to read more books. Maybe you [...]

By | December 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best of 2019

The end of the year is always a fun time for readers because Best Books lists start coming out. These lists give you some great ideas for good books to read, books that other people thought were the best of the year! There are TONS of "best books" lists to peruse. If you want to look [...]

By | December 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our Digital Library is Always Open!

It's Christmas Eve and your library is closed today and tomorrow. And next week we'll be closed on New Year's Eve and New's Year's Day. We'll miss you! I hope you stopped by to stock up on reading, viewing, and listening material over the holidays. But if you forgot or if you're out of town, [...]

By | December 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Joy of Databases

Hi Everyone! As my gift to you this holiday season, I’m going to share some information about a really great resource we have at the library that many people don’t know about....Databases! There are so many times that patrons need information about a topic(s) and we may not have a book for them, but we [...]

By | December 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christmas Past

As Christmas approaches and many of us are doing our last minute shopping in this hectic traffic, I thought it might be nice to compare Christmases.  I've included here an article from Christmas in the early 1800s, one from the mid-1800s, and an excerpt from an oral history interview about Christmas in the 1930s.  Enjoy! [...]

By | December 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments