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All About Audiobooks

It’s no secret that I love audiobooks. I particularly enjoy listening to non-fiction titles read by the author. Lately there have been several audiobooks that I’ve particularly enjoyed. Jurassic Park by Michael Chricton is certainly not a new book (but it is the only fiction title on this list). Originally published in 1990, Jurassic Park was the catalyst for an epic movie franchise that was recently ... Read More »

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What our library patrons are reading this summer . . .

Bread and Wine: Finding Community and Life Around the Table by Shauna Niequist (Memoir, Recipes) This "love letter to life around the table" is breath-taking. You’ll want to be invited to one of Shauna’s dinner parties! If you enjoy an honest book full of delicious recipes, this is the book for you. I’ve already gifted it to friends and family and they all say the same thing I do—this ... Read More »

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What our library patrons are reading this summer . . .

Colin Fischer by Ashley E. Miller (Mystery, Young Adult) This was a very enjoyable book. I think this was a great story: very mysterious right up to the end. I would strongly recommend it to any fans of the mystery and young adult genres.  Book Review by Jack L. Find this book in our catalog!   ... Read More »

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What our library patrons are reading this summer . . .

Book review by Renee K.Slammerkin by Emma Donoghue I enjoyed this book. The characters were interesting and well developed. The book takes places in London in the 1750’s. A young girl, Mary, becomes pregnant when raped by a street vendor. Her family throws her out of the house at the age of 13. She turns to a life of prostitution to survive.   Find this book in our Library ... Read More »

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Book a Librarian

In the past the library has offered computer classes, open labs, and e-book clinics to help patrons with technology-related questions. But as technology gets more advanced, questions become more diverse. It gets more and more difficult to satisfactorily address and answer everyone’s questions in a group setting. As such we’ve decided to adopt a new program: Book a Librarian! With Book a Librarian, you ... Read More »

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