Read On! Staff picks

Lately, I have found myself yearning for new things to read or view, so I asked other Library staff members for some recommendations. I now present to you a list of selected “Staff Picks.” All of these titles are owned by the Library in print and/or digital formats.  Beartown by Fredrik Backman – Adult fiction; […]

Read On! Representation matters

Growing up, I was always the tallest kid in my class by quite a lot. It wasn’t a hardship, but it made me feel different and set apart from my classmates. In the mid-to-late 1980s Hasbro released fashion dolls based on the cartoon “Jem and the Holograms.” Jem and her companion dolls were 12” tall […]

Read On! Video games

My kids are always a little dismayed when I’m good at video games (and a lot distraught when I beat them at video games). Apparently, to them, I’m a crusty old lady who never saw a video game until my kids did me the favor of discovering the world of PlayStation and Nintendo. Little do […]

Read On! What the Rerats are reading

We’re doing a lot of reading in my house right now. With two adults and two children at home all the time, we’re finding it more and more necessary to have some quiet, alone time.  I just finished “Fear Nothing” by Dean Koontz, a well-written mystery set in a small California town. Christopher Snow, moments […]