Can you feel it? We're getting sooo close to summer reading! Here's what our staff read to round out spring. You can search for and place a hold on these titles on our catalog. Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan Esperanza thought she'd always live with her family on their ranch in Mexico--she'd always have … Continue reading What We’re Reading: May 2021
While your dream vacation or travel plans may have been disrupted by COVID-19, reading is a great way to jet across the globe! These books are set in countries outside of the United States. Choose a book based on a country you'd like to visit, or one that you don't know much about. The possibilities … Continue reading 2021 Reading Challenge: Read a book set in a country different than your own.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day falls on Monday, January 18, 2021, and celebrates the Civil Rights leader's life and legacy. It is the only federal holiday designed as a national day of service, rather than a day "off." In the spirit of service and improving civil rights in our nation and communities, the books below … Continue reading What to Read: MLK Day 2021
Happy Autumn! The leaves are changing, the weather is shifting, and it's time to curl up with a good book. Check out what our librarians have been reading this month. For even more recommendations, check out our October Book Talk featuring brand new titles! Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart Shuggie Bain is the unforgettable story … Continue reading What We’re Reading: October 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
Pride Month occurs each June to celebrate the impact that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) individuals have on our communities locally, nationally, and internationally. LGBT Pride Month also commemorates the Stonewall Uprising of 1969, which was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. According to the Library of Congress, … Continue reading What to Read: Pride Month