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Our annual roundup of our favorites. We hope you love these reads as much as we did.

November 29, 2018
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Non-fiction titles exploring what it means to be transgender. Spanning topics from memoirs and history, to parenting a transgender child.

November 9, 2018
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Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre, con unas selecciones de nuestra colección en español. | Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15-October 15, with some selections from our Spanish collection.

August 31, 2018
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The blossoming beauty of nature and the ever changing weather of April seem like the perfect partners to poetry.  Celebrate National Poetry Month by reading some poems from one or more of these selections.

April 5, 2018
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Today (3-14, get it?) is a great day to celebrate math and pie. Pi (π), the never-repeating, infinite number representing the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter (3.14159... and on and on), is always the same for any circle, no matter how big or small.

March 14, 2018
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Our annual roundup of our favorites. We hope you love these reads as much as we did.

December 7, 2017

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In a right-handed world, those of us who aren't have to look a little harder to find books that represent our experience. So, in celebration of Left Handers Day (August 13), here are some options for veering to the left in your reading choices.

Here's some of our great, left-handed library staff!

August 4, 2017
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Summer is a great time to take your favorite companions on a road trip.  Book lovers take some companions to the beach. The best companions don't need a beach at all. Here's to summer and good friends.

May 22, 2017

Books filled with lists, facts, figures, and general information that may or may not be considered "trivial."

March 23, 2017

For my part, writes Robert Louis Stevenson in Travels with a Donkey, "I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move."  Sounds like wanderlust to me  and these books will put an itch in your feet and make you want to pack up and board a plane...now.

February 6, 2017

We admit it—being around so many great books at work each day is a dream made real. Enjoy this year’s list of our most recent favorites.

November 22, 2016

We all have them. Sometimes we praise them, sometimes we rail against a relative or two, but families have made us what we are, who we've become. These novels and nonfiction books explore domestic life in all its joys, sorrows, perplexities, and anger. For what would our lives be like without this network of people so like and unlike us, who share our memories?

“In every conceivable manner, the family is a link to our past, a bridge to our future.”  --Alex Haley

September 14, 2016

Sometimes listening to a book read by the author is even better than reading the book yourself. So choose one of these audiobooks,  sit back and let the authors read to you.

July 20, 2016

Here's a selection of Wild Things by and about Maurice Sendak available through the Library. For a more complete list, please see the Sendak-related items in the Library catalog.

January 22, 2016

For some of us the best part of Thanksgiving and the holidays is not the food or visiting with the old man but a chance for merrymaking with brothers and sisters. This list might remind you of why you miss your siblings and the way they annoy you, defend you, knock you down a peg or two (right when you need it), hold your secrets, lend you money - and how they are the only ones who speak your language.

October 26, 2015