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What to Read: The Roaring '20s

The 1920s came with a wave of societal change, cultural conflict, and political upheaval. It also featured unforgettable fashion, whirlwind romances, and newfound freedoms. What will this decade bring? Check out these novels set in the 1920s! The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant Addie Baum is The Boston Girl, born in 1900 to immigrant parents … Continue reading What to Read: The Roaring '20s

What We're Reading: January 2020

Happy New Year! Thanks to our Adult Winter Reading Challenge, our staff and volunteers have been stuck with their noses in books all month long. Check out what we've included on our reading logs: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in … Continue reading What We're Reading: January 2020

What to Read (Picture Book Edition): MLK Day 2020

Each year, on the third Monday in January, we as a country pause to reflect the societal contributions of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year, MLK Day falls on Monday, January 20. Check out these picture books to learn more about the Civil Rights Movement, MLK, and his legacy: I Have a Dream … Continue reading What to Read (Picture Book Edition): MLK Day 2020

What We're Reading: December 2019

Check out what our librarians read at the end of 2019! The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco CantĂș Francisco CantĂș was raised in the scrublands of the Southwest. Haunted by the landscape of his youth, he joins the Border Patrol. He and his partners are posted to remote regions crisscrossed … Continue reading What We're Reading: December 2019