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March 6, 2019

Periodicals are an essential part of every library collection. The information they contain reflects the most current developments in all fields of activity. We have over 100 different periodicals available to our patrons, whether they want to find a quiet space to read it, or take advantage of our lending policy and take it home. […]

Book Review: All the Answers (2018)

March 22, 2019

If you like graphic novels in the tradition of Maus by Art Spiegelman or Fun Home by Alison Bechdel, you’ll enjoy this graphic memoir by Michael Kupperman, an award-winning writer and artist. I am a big fan of graphic novels; even if you aren’t, you still might enjoy reading this one, for a number of […]

Book Review: Lovely War (2019)

March 14, 2019

Lovely War by Julie Berry The title of the Washington Post review of this young adult saga was “The novel you’ll want to steal from your teen’s nightstand.” I think that about sums it up. Julie Berry’s book is a sweeping piece of historical fiction with meticulously researched details about World War I. Like many […]

Book Review: Horns (2011)

March 8, 2019

Horns by Joe Hill Imagine waking from a drunken slumber only to find horn nubs sticking out of your head. Ignatius Perrish can imagine it. The main character from Joe Hill’s Horns is thrown into a wild journey from the moment he wakes with horns until the very last pages of the book. What he […]

Book Review: The Woman Who Smashed Codes

March 1, 2019

The Woman Who Smashed Codes : A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America’s Enemies (2017) by Jason Fagone Since the publication of Jason Fagone’s meticulously researched biography, brilliant codebreaker Elizebeth Smith Friedman (1892 – 1980) has finally received some of the attention she deserves. Her crucial role in American […]

Book Review: Before We Were Yours

February 21, 2019

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate This heart-wrenching tale opens in 1939, as Rill’s Mom, Queenie, lays laboring to give birth to twins.  The midwife tells Rill’s Dad, Briny, that if Queenie doesn’t get to a hospital, all three will die.  Briny finally listens, leaves Rill in charge of her three younger siblings, and […]

Book Review: The Culture Code

February 15, 2019

The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle (2018) Have you ever been part of a group that jelled beautifully? A sports team, a work team, a classroom, a boardroom, a circle of people that seemed to function on a magical level? I have always been fascinated by that chemistry, so […]

Book Review: Once Upon A River

February 8, 2019

Once Upon A River by Diane Setterfield (2018) One night at an ancient inn on the Thames, an injured stranger appears at the door carrying the lifeless body of a little girl who has drowned in the river. Hours later, the girl comes back to life. The regulars at the inn have many questions: How […]