End of Summer Reading Challenge

I don't think I'm alone when I say that I started this 2020 year off with a whole lot of reading, for obvious reasons. With my to-be-read pile decimated and no book stores open (although I have plenty of other books I could have read), my reading habits slowed to a mere crawl. Now, with... Continue Reading →

Show Some Pride!

June is a pride month, a time set aside for members of the LGBTQ+ community (and their supporters) to celebrate and raise awareness for equality. Below is a small selection of LGBTQ+ books that the library has to offer which explore themes such as love, identity, and what it means to be yourself in a... Continue Reading →

Why I Read.

As most kids do, I started reading because it was an escape from the real world. Books contained magic, and adventure, and it fueled my imagination. My best friend and I would reenact books that we’d read in my back yard. Pretending that if we crossed over this fallen tree we would be in Terabithia... Continue Reading →

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

Genre: Crime FictionPublished: 2005Series: MillenniumPage Count: 644Listen Time: Approx. 16 hoursCall #: F MILLE BK. 1, ACD MILLE BK. 1Availability: Audio and physical in house and on libbyRating: 9/10 Henrik Vanger has been searching for the truth of his niece’s disappearance for 40 years. He’s finally driven to hire Mikael Blomkvist, a journalist who has... Continue Reading →

A Look at What’s New

Even though we’ve been closed we haven’t stopped working to keep our shelves up to date with new materials. Below are a few of the new books we have added to our collection while we’ve been closed, with many more on the shelf and so many more to come. The Storyteller’s Secret by Sejal Badani... Continue Reading →

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Genre: Mystery FictionPublished: 2002Page Count: 328Listen Time: Approx. 11 hoursCall #: F SEBOL, Fpb SEBOL, ACD SEBOLRating: 6.5/10 “Murderers are not monsters, they're men. And that's the most frightening thing about them.”Alice Sebold Susie Salmon, 13 years old, is walking home from school when she is lured away and murdered. What follows is an investigation... Continue Reading →

Tips For Reading More

Even the most avid readers have lulls where they don’t want to pick up a book. Or they want to read so badly but something in their brain keeps them from it. Despite all the books that I own and haven’t gotten around to reading, right now is one of those times when I stare... Continue Reading →

My 5 Favorite Novels

“Maybe our favorite quotations say more about us than about the stories and people we’re quoting.”John Green I’ve always believed that the above quote is also true about people’s favorite books. It’s not necessarily important that you love a book it’s all about WHY you love the book. What usually draws me to books is... Continue Reading →

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