What to Read: Winter Reading Challenge

'Tis the season for curling up with a good book. Luckily, the library's Winter Reading Challenge begins January 6! If you read and log ten books between January 6 and March 9, 2020, your name will be entered in a drawing for several gift cards and other prizes. Looking for a book that matches the … Continue reading What to Read: Winter Reading Challenge

What to Read: Native American Heritage Month

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer The received idea of Native American history–as promulgated by books like Dee Brown’s mega-bestselling 1970 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee–has been that American Indian history essentially ended with the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. In The Heartbeat of Wounded … Continue reading What to Read: Native American Heritage Month

What to Read: World Mental Health Day 2019

Every year on October 10, World Mental Health Day is observed with the objective of raising awareness to mental health issues around the world and in our own community. These may include anxiety and panic disorders, depression, anger, personality disorders, loneliness, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and body image or eating disorders. You are not alone. … Continue reading What to Read: World Mental Health Day 2019

What to Read: Banned Books Week 2019

Each September, the American Library Association celebrates Banned Books Week, an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Starting in 1982, Banned Books Week was a response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. Today, Banned Books Week highlights the value of free and open access … Continue reading What to Read: Banned Books Week 2019