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Library Reads– Book Recommendations from Librarians


Library Reads– Book Recommendations from Librarians

Librarians from across the country have chosen their top titles for October. You can read their reviews on the LibraryReads website, then click on any of the covers below to place a hold.                       

Book recommendations from librarians across the country

Have you heard about LibraryReads?  Librarians across the country have nominated the books they are most excited about for September– you can read their reviews on the LibraryReads website.  Click on any book cover below to place a hold and be sure to watch this space for next month’s list.

How to Raise a Royal Baby

Now that the new prince is here, you may be wondering how William and Kate are going to cope.  Never fear, the library has them covered!   Caring for your Baby The Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby & Child Care by Sally Fallon Morell The Business of Baby: What Doctors Don’t Tell You, What Corporations […]

Summer Time and the Listenin’ Is Easy

  Heading out for a walk in this gorgeous weather?  Take the library with you! You can check out a book on CD or download a digital audiobook and listen to it while you’re enjoying the summer sun or taking your next road trip. Here are a few suggestions from our resident audiobook expert:   […]

Hot Summer Reads

What will you be reading on the beach this summer?  Stop by your local library and pick up one of these great summer titles, hand-picked by one of our librarians.   The Wonder Bread Summer by Jessica Blau Last Summer of You and Me by Ann Brashares Last Summer by Holly Chamberlin Beach Week by […]

Locked Room Mysteries

  Our Mystery Month celebration continues with Locked Room Mysteries.  This sub-genre was popular in the Golden Age of mysteries (1920s & 1930s). Simply defined, it is “any crime committed in such a way that it seems impossible to determine how it was done.” As Sherlock Holmes said, “The game is afoot.” Can you figure […]

Celebrate Mystery Month at the Library

  Cozy Mystery– /’kōzē ‘mist(ə)rē/ (noun) Cozy mysteries are considered “gentle” books… no graphic violence, no profanity, and no explicit sex. Most often, the crime takes place “off stage” and death is usually very quick. Prolonged torture is not a staple in cozy mysteries! The victim is usually a character who had terrible vices or […]

New Fiction for April

Take a look at the titles hitting our shelves this month:   General Fiction Amity & Sorrow by Peggy Riley Tapestry of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg This Magnificent Desolation by Thomas O’Malley   Mystery The Famous and the Dead by T. Jefferson Parker The Other Child by Charlotte Link The Perfect Ghost by Linda Barnes […]

New Fiction for March

Looking for something to help you while away these rainy days?  Take a look at the new fiction titles hitting library shelves this month.   General Fiction Benediction by Kent Haruf The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore Middle C : A Novel by William H. Gass   Mysteries Breaking Point by C.J. […]