Staff Pick of the Week: The Marlowe Papers by Ros Barber

This is an easily readable novel in verse, and the staffer who read this absolutely loved this version of the Shakespeare authorship question and wishes it were true. “On May 30th, 1593, a celebrated young playwright was killed in a tavern brawl in London. That, at least, was the official […]


It’s National Reading Month!

It’s National Reading Month!  Even though Winter Reading ends today, we want to encourage you to keep reading, especially since spring officially starts tomorrow (despite the snow)!  If you haven’t started our Read Harder Challenge, it’s a great time to start (find flyers at Circulation and Reference). Don’t know where […]


Staff Pick of the Week: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas is this week’s staff pick of the week.   Below is the synopsis for the first book, and the series just gets better with every installment.   Our staffer says that the first book is pretty decent, the second is very good, and […]


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 […]


Have You Seen the Oscar and Golden Globe Movies of the Year?

With the Golden Globe awards finished for another year and the Oscar nominees just announced, there are probably quite a few movies you want to see.  Have you checked our catalog to see if we have them?  Our movies are behind the Circulation desk and we have tons of great […]