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We Should Talk About: Elizabeth Bishop

Hello! I wanted to highlight one of my favorite poets, Elizabeth Bishop. Her poetry has been regarded as some of the strongest in the English language, and she is known for her command over words. Bishop won the Pulitzer Prize… Continue Reading…

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New at the Library: BookBrowse

Need to find your next favorite book? Overwhelmed by choices and need some recommendations? Want to start a book club? Check out BookBrowse! This database is now available through the library and will give you a new way to find… Continue Reading…

Pop Culture, Reading

Louise Glück Awarded Nobel Prize

Louise Glück served as U.S. Poet Laureate from 2003-2004, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature this year. Her poetry has been a constant body of innovative work that serves as inspiration to both its readers and Glück’s contemporaries.… Continue Reading…

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Virtual Book Club: James Patterson

Join Reference Librarian Noel for the new James Patterson Book Club! Our first session will be on October 22nd at 7pm via zoom. You can find the link to register here! For the first session we will have an open… Continue Reading…

eBooks, Reading

Book Review: My Sister, The Serial Killer

My Sister, The Serial Killer Written By: Oyinkan Braithwaite Released: 2018 Available as: Book, eBook, eAudiobook Feature Image found on LitHub Review: This book is strange, thrilling and enticing. It reads quickly and is somewhat segmented in structure, each chapter… Continue Reading…

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Book Review: The Secrets We Kept

The Secrets We Kept Written By: Lara Prescott Released: 2019 Available as: Book, Large Print, eBook, eAudiobook Feature Image found from Shelf Awareness Review: The Secrets We Kept is a beautiful example of how genres can come together and build… Continue Reading…

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Banned Books Week: September 27th-October 3rd

Banned Books Week was created to celebrate the freedom to read as well as bring attention to the attempts to censor ideas in the past and the ongoing challenges that are experienced today. Click here for the Top 10 Challenged… Continue Reading…

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National Hobbit Day: Celebrating the Life and Works of J.R.R. Tolkien

September 22 has been proclaimed and celebrated by Tolkien fans as National Hobbit Day since 1978. The date marks the mutual birthdays of hobbits Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, the protagonists of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings respectively.… Continue Reading…

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Audiobooks on Hoopla

Have you considered trying audiobooks? Audiobooks are great because they enable you to read without tying up your hands or eyes. You can listen to stories while driving, cleaning or walking! Interested in more of the conversation around audiobooks? Check… Continue Reading…

History, Reading, Research

U.S. Women’s Suffrage Centennial, 1920-2020: 100 Years of Votes for Women

Hello, this is Peter, one of the adult reference librarians. The first film I remember seeing in a movie theater was Mary Poppins and I still remember being especially taken by the character of Mrs. Banks, played by Glynis Johns,… Continue Reading…

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