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Staff Review: A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline 2

  Christina Baker Kline’s A Piece of the World is an easy book to review. As the selection for our March Second Saturday Book Club, it generated a great deal of discussion from those in attendance. There was much to discuss; the tormented protagonist, the simultaneously stark and beautiful tone of the […]


Irish-American Heritage Month: Live Music and Book Recommendations

March is Irish-American Heritage month, and here at the library we’re celebrating the achievements, literary contributions, and music of Irish-American immigrants and their descendants. Library Event: Live Irish Music Concert: Charlie Zahm and Tad Marks. Sunday, 3/25 @ 2pm. Main Branch. Charlie Zahm is one of the most popular soloists […]


Staff Review – Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City by Kate Winkler Dawson

  Kate Winkler Dawson’s Death in the Air intertwines the stories of two deadly phenomena that Londoners experienced during the early 1950’s. The first relates to John Reginald Christie, a serial killer who was active in London’s Notting Hill. The second involves what became known as the Great Smog of 1952 – […]