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Book review by a library patronSummer Secrets by Jane Green As one of the major reviewers for this book put it, this is a beach read. For me, it was the reason I didn’t get as much done as I should’ve for the week it was checked out to me. This book has a great cast of characters, plenty of valuable life wisdom, and enough twists and turns to keep you intrigued and the pages turning. (Just when I thought ... Read More »

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Book review by a library patronThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver This book tells the story of a U.S. Baptist minister, his wife,and four daughters who travel to the Belgian Congo to do missionary work. The family is unprepared for the culture and new environment. I thought the book was a compelling read but quite depressing in places.   Find this book in our Library  ... Read More »

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As part of our Adult Summer Reading Program, library patrons are encouraged to write a book review. Thanks to Elaine J., who recently submitted this review! The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas Fiction – A group of women get together during the Depression in Kansas to quilt and gossip. It is a story of friendship and how they help each other out in difficult times including keeping secrets about a murder ... Read More »

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As part of our Adult Summer Reading Program, library patrons are encouraged to write a book review. Thanks to Laura K., who recently submitted this review! Firefly Lane by Kristin HannahReview by library patron, Laura K. Fiction – Long term friendship from the 70’s. Wow! I couldn’t put this one down. It begins with the teen years and the awkwardness in finding yourself as you grow up. It takes ... Read More »

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Consumer Reports!

You can find product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics, and more from Consumer Reports! Did you know the Library has both a print and an online subscription to Consumer Reports?  Access from home using the Library’s online subscription. To learn more about how to do this, click here for a tip sheet. Use the print copies available at the reference desk. (One issue per month ... Read More »

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