Summer has ended, which means the days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder, and the traffic is getting much, much lighter. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do. To the contrary, in addition to our special events, the library has a host of fun programming that runs all year long.
There are a lot of exciting new videos coming to the library soon! The last of the big Summer blockbusters will be arriving along with a few movies that will provide some spooky fun this Halloween season, so check out the trailers below, and get yourself on the hold list before everybody else!
Are you looking for your next great read? Well you are in luck, because it’s New Book Tuesday again, and it’s looking like another good one.
We finally got around to reading the debut novel by George Saunders. Find out what we thought about it here!
A really great book can transport you to another time or place, and help you to better understand the lives of people you might otherwise never encounter, or perhaps help you better understand those who you see everyday. This week’s best new books feature a number of titles that can do just that.
There was a time where you could see wonderfully creepy horror covers peeking out at you from the shelves just about everywhere, be it your local bookshop or right next to the magazines at the supermarket. While those days have passed, anyone who might look back at them fondly can relive a little of it with this lovingly assembled collection of some of the era’s most memorable cover art.
The practice of slavery is one of our country’s greatest national shames, but it’s still one that I don’t think many people fully grasp. In 1931 renowned author Zora Neale Hurston set out to help us all better understand it by meeting with Cudjo Lewis, the last known survivor of the Atlantic slave trade.