YA Book Award Winners & Staff Picks

Did you know that we have a great selection of Young Adult books?  Did you also know that lots of adults read YA too? This ever-changing collection has tons of great reads!  If you’re looking for somewhere to start, we recommend checking out our YA Staff Pick Bookmarks (there are […]


Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! If you’d like the history of the holiday, The History Channel always does a good job.  There are tons of love stories out there, but here’s a small list of non-traditional love stories. If you’re celebrating Singles Awareness Day, the Funny Valentines’ website is full of fun and […]

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Staff Pick of the Week: Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid

This week’s staff pick is Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid – this updated take on Jane Austen’s classic is sure to please mystery/suspense lovers and Downton Abbey fans.  If you’d rather read the original, we have that too.  You can see what’s available in the catalog. “Internationally best-selling crime writer […]


Staff Pick of the Week: The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough

Acclaimed author Colleen McCullough died recently at the age of 77.  This week’s staff pick is her best known work, The Thorn Birds, and one several staff members have recommended for years. “Powered by the dreams and struggles of three generations, THE THORN BIRDS is the epic saga of a family […]


Staff Pick of the Week : Sunshine by Robin McKinley

  Sunshine by Robin McKinley is this week’s Staff Pick.  A refreshing take on vampires, this is a unique fantasy and very well done.  It’s an all time favorite of our staffer. “There are places in the world where darkness rules, where it’s unwise to walk. Sunshine knew that. But there hadn’t […]