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: 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: 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

What We’re Reading: August 2019

Miss Bethany is reading... The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda Littleport, Maine is like two separate towns: a vacation paradise for wealthy holidaymakers and a simple harbour community for the residents who serve them. Friendships between locals and visitors are unheard of - but that's just what happened with Avery Greer and Sadie Loman. … Continue reading What We’re Reading: August 2019