To commemorate Black History Month, celebrated every February, we recommend these eight reads for adults. All are new titles and include memoir, fantasy, and historical fiction. Fiction Remembrance by Rita Woods: Remembrance is a stop along the Underground Railroad, a magical pleat in time and space. If the enslaved can find their way to it, […]
Archives for January 2020
Borrow a Time Machine for Kids From the Library
If your TARDIS, Time Turner, or DeLorean is in the shop, never fear! With your library card and a good book, time travel has never been easier. Here are some amazing time machines for kids you can check out for FREE at the library!
Caring for an Older Family Member
If you are caring for an older family member, the library has resources to help you manage and plan. Our Large Print Collection has a wide assortment of current fiction and non-fiction books. Just search “Large Print” in the catalog. For those who read e-books, the fonts can be adjusted larger and e-readers can weigh […]
Wholesome Teen Reads
There’s something uniquely exciting about browsing the library shelves and picking up a book you’ve never heard of before, whether it’s because the cover catches your eye or the blurb on the back grabs your attention. But it can be scary too, especially if you like to avoid books with a lot of violence, language, […]
Juvenile Graphic Novels Bring Epic Adventures
Explore your favorite superheroes, make your own costume, read a Wonder or Crossover story in comics, and show some Guts with Raina Telgemeier’s latest. When it comes to graphic novels, the possibilities are endless! Check out these books by your favorite authors and experience epic adventures staring your favorite characters and more!
Board Games for Adults: Try Something New!
Maybe you just got home from a long day of work, and once again, you find yourself settled in for a night of endless scrolling through the Netflix queue. I’m not judging, I’m doing the same exact thing! Then a thought strikes you: “Why don’t we crack open the ol’ game cupboard?” Sitting in front […]
Magic Tree House Read-Alikes
One of our most frequently asked questions is… “My child is growing tired of or has finished all of the Magic Tree House book series. What else can you recommend?” Some of the book series that are similar to the Magic Tree House in reading level and theme include… A to Z Mysteries by Ron […]
Talking to Your Child About Loss
When your child has a loss in their life, having resources to start a conversation with them can be difficult. This can be especially trying if you are also going through a loss. Typically, speaking about loss directly, with realistic words, is best. Not using imaginary situations will help your child confront the loss. Sending […]
Around the World in Books
What to learn more about the world beyond the borders of your own country? Start with these books, a sampler of stories from other countries.
Have You Read These Graphic Novels for Young Adults?
Start your 2020 reading year off with these graphic novels. Written for young adults, these stories will appeal to some adult readers, also.