31 01, 2020

NEW! Teen/Adult Book Discussion on Little Women

By |January 31st, 2020|

Greta Gerwig’s Oscar-nominated film adaptation of Little Women has inspired lots of dialogue about Louisa May Alcott’s famed story. Now is your chance to join in on these conversations at the Library! On Wednesday, February 26 from 7-8 p.m. the Library will host its first-ever Teen/Adult book discussion. The program

6 07, 2018

Meet the Author: Sonali Dev

By |July 6th, 2018|

Author Sonali Dev will be joining us for a special book discussion on her novel A Distant Heart on Thursday, July 12, 10:30-11:30 a.m. A Distant Heart is set in contemporary Mumbai, which Dev has said makes this possibly her least cultural book. There are no weddings, and thus none of the traditional

26 04, 2018

Staff Pick: “I am Alfonso Jones”

By |April 26th, 2018|

Alfonso Jones is shot and killed by an off-duty cop while shopping in a store for his first suit. He’s 15 years old. Thus begins his journey as a ghost through the NYC subway system, interacting with other spirits who were also murdered through gun violence. In Tony Medina’s I

3 04, 2015

Read of the Week: The Girl on the Train

By |April 3rd, 2015|

Ever since the explosion of Gone Girl in 2012, people have been searching for the next big thing- the next wild ride that will suck them in and keep them on their toes. Gillian Flynn introduced an unreliable narrator and a story that kept you guessing until the end. Each

12 03, 2015

Read of the Week: The Martian

By |March 12th, 2015|

If you are turned off by The Martian because you have heard it has science-fiction tendencies, I urge you to reconsider. The Martian by Andy Weir is an amazing novel; I could not put it down and already have plans to re-read it. The story is pretty simple: Mark Watney,

5 02, 2015

Read of the Week: As You Wish

By |February 5th, 2015|

If I had to make a list of the most influential movies of my childhood, The Princess Bride would be at least top three, if not number one. It had everything – to quote the posters: “Heroes. Giants. Villains. Wizards. True Love. Not just your basic, average, everyday, ordinary, run-of-the-mill,

23 12, 2014

Best Teen Books of 2014

By |December 23rd, 2014|

It's time for the end of the year, "most awesome books ever" list! These Teen titles have been on my mind (and the Library's bookshelves) all year, waiting for their time to shine. Although my "must read" list will only get longer as we roll into 2015, these favorites will

15 12, 2014

Cozy Blanket Bingo 101

By |December 15th, 2014|

Have you been into the library lately and seen the bingo cards sitting at the Adult Services desk or the self-checkout stations?  Those are the cards for our new adult winter reading program called Cozy Blanket Bingo!  This fun new game started December 1st and runs until February 28th. If

9 12, 2014

Read of the Week: The Skies Belong to Us

By |December 9th, 2014|

When was the last time you were on a plane that was hijacked?  Luckily, most of us can answer “never”.  The airline industry has instituted security standards that make it almost impossible for hijackers to be successful.  What many people may not realize is that hijacking planes in the late

29 10, 2014

Read of the Week: Cloud Atlas

By |October 29th, 2014|

I’ve never read anything quite like it. – Michael Chabon The above quote, in regards to David Mitchell’s epic saga Cloud Atlas, is really the best way to sum it up. It is a journey that is nothing like anything else you will ever read -- the story crosses time

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