February is African American/Black History Month

Since 1926, a version of Black History Month has existed in the United States.  It started as a week, and over time became a month dedicated to making sure that African American/Black history was not overlooked.   Canada and the U.K. also celebrate Black History Month, although the U.K.’s is […]


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 […]