Welcome, students. Please take your seats. No talking. Keep your hands visible at all times. Syllabus Dark Academia is a genre of literature that is having a moment right now. It typically features an elite group of students selected out as special in some way. Something wicked, nefarious or unfortunate tends to happen. Perhaps it’s […]
Archives for October 2021
Books To Read While Curled Up With a Pumpkin Spice Latte
The changing of the leaves reminds us that the seasons are changing. The leaves begin to fall, the nights become cooler, and most importantly, all our favorite coffee spots start to offer our favorite drink: the Pumpkin Spiced Latte. This tradition is quite new and dates to 2003 when Starbucks released the first Pumpkin Spiced […]
October 17 is Black Poetry Day!
Black Poetry Day commemorates the birthday of Jupiter Hammon, the first published African-American poet. His first work, the religious poem “An Evening Thought,” was published in 1760 and is still reprinted today. Black Poetry Day celebrates the rich history of Black poets from Hammon and Phillis Wheatley in the 1700s; through Langston Hughes and the […]
TeenTober: What will you discover at the library?
Happy TeenTober! TeenTober is a new nationwide celebration hosted by libraries in October where we celebrate teens and help them connect with library resources that help them meet their goals. In addition to books, the library has lots of free services to help teens level up their academics and learn vital creative skills and hobbies at their own […]