What We’re Reading: September 2020

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid In the midst of a family crisis one late evening, white blogger Alix Chamberlain calls her African American babysitter, Emira, asking her to take toddler Briar to the local market for distraction. There, the security guard accuses Emira of kidnapping Briar, and Alix's efforts to right the situation … Continue reading What We’re Reading: September 2020

What We’re Reading: August 2020

The staff recommendations listed below are available via Curbside Pickup from our library, or are available digitally as ebooks and downloadable audiobooks using the Libby app. Enjoy! Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson In this brilliant book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as she … Continue reading What We’re Reading: August 2020

What We’re Reading: Summer 2020

It's been quite the interesting summer, eh? To relax and learn during the COVID-19 pandemic, we've turned to books over the past few months. Here's what our Library Director and Assistant Librarian have been reading! The titles below are available via Curbside Pickup from our library, or are available digitally as ebooks and downloadable audiobooks … Continue reading What We’re Reading: Summer 2020

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 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 Cantú Francisco Cantú 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

What We’re Reading: Fall 2019

Check out what our staff is reading this time of year! Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth by Sarah Smarsh During Sarah Smarsh’s turbulent childhood in Kansas in the 1980s and 1990s, the forces of cyclical poverty and the country’s changing economic policies solidified her family’s … Continue reading What We’re Reading: Fall 2019