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Staff Pick of the Week: Enigma by Robert Harris

This week’s staff pick of the week is Enigma by Robert Harris.  A code breaking mystery set in WWII, this book has it all and is a rivetingly good read. “A gripping World War II mystery novel with a cryptographic twist, Enigma‘s hero is Tom Jericho, a brilliant British mathematician working as a member […]


Young Adult August Calendar and Summer Reading Ideas

  The Young Adult August calendar is now available online! Check it out and sign up for some of our great events now, before they fill up.  We have tie die, book bingo, jewelry making and more! Have you met your summer reading goals yet? If not, maybe you should […]


Staff Pick of the Week: The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

  This week’s staff pick of the week is The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen.  A mildly futuristic fantasy that our staff member wasn’t sure they’d like, but they were “ensnared” after the first few pages.  An excellent novel about a strong young woman trying to figure out who she […]


No Idea What to Read Next?

2013 was a phenomenal year for books, and there are a lot of “best of 2013” lists.  If you don’t know what to read this summer, why don’t you check out one of last year’s best? Andrew Carnegie Medal Shortlist & Similar Works Best of the Best Books List: 2013 […]


Staff Pick of the Week: Furniture Makeovers by Barb Blair

This week’s staff pick is “Furniture Makeovers” by Barb Blair.  It’s the perfect time of year to re-varnish, finish, paint, or otherwise alter your furniture since you can probably do it outdoors where it won’t smell up your house. “Furniture Makeovers shows how to transform tired furniture into stunning showpieces. You’ll […]