I hope you enjoyed, The Uninvited by Cat Winters, the March 2022 selection for our Facebook Book Club. If you did, maybe you'll also like something from this list of more gothic ghost stories.
Perfectionist Grace Porter is a woman with a plan: earn the doctorate in Astronomy. Accept the elite research position. Finally meet her father’s expectations that she is tough enough to succeed as a queer, biracial woman in science.
"Most of all, he was thinking: What is so GOOD about being a Goody?"
The weather is warming up and we're ready to go swimming so we made a coloring page for you to download, print, and color. Of course we'll have some copies in Kids World for you to pick up when you're here for a visit. We also put together a list of under the sea books for you to borrow and read.
Thursday, April 28, 2022, 7:00 PM.
Join the Hollywood Book Club on the last Thursday of every month as we examine the history, films, genres, stars and scandals of Hollywood and the film industry at large.
“Quantitative historians who use statistical tools to study big-picture historical trends, created a vast database of research on more than 36,000 slave ship voyages that took place over four hundred years…They found that there was a revolt on at least one in ten of these voyages. That was a much higher number than anyone expected…Let me emphasize this point: the more women onboard a slave ship, the more likely a revolt would occur.”
20-year-old Jayne’s NYC life as an aspiring fashion designer is anything but glamorous. She lives in a tiny, rent controlled apartment with a freeloading former fling, who she is rapidly growing to despise.
“But it was always about more than having a blue outfit, piece of jewelry, or work of art. Because of its scarcity, mystery, and holy associations, blue was more than a color. It was a feeling.”
Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 7:00 PM.
Join us each month for a virtual book discussion to talk about cozy mysteries. This month's book will be A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert.
Just shy of thirty, Eileen and Alice are best friends from college. Eileen feels like she will never fall in love, much less find a date to her sister’s wedding. Author Alice has found critical and financial success, but she has retreated to an Irish seaside town after an emotional breakdown.
The NAACP Image Awards is an annual awards ceremony presented by the U.S.-based National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to honor outstanding performances in film, television, theatre, music, and literature. In the Literary category, prizes are awarded to best fiction, nonfiction, debut author, biography/autobiography, instructional, poetry, children's, and teens.
“Like many gay people of my generation, I would not behave like a teenager until I was in my twenties.”
Friday, April 22, 2022, 3:30 PM.
Every month, residents of Central Baptist Village meet in the CBV library to discuss a book chosen by our Outreach Librarian. This month we're reading Small Great Things by Jodi Picault.
“But one day her father came home and said, ‘Mina! Come outside I have a really big surprise for you!’ And that’s when she started to worry.”
Megan Marshall is the winner of the 13th BIO Award, bestowed annually by the Biographers International Organization, to a distinguished colleague who has made major contributions to the advancement of the art and craft of biography.
“Empty out the darkness that has accumulated at the bottom of your heart, all the words you refuse to say. Your heart is not a well to poison; remember that. When the secrets become too heavy to carry, whisper them to the wind to be whisked away.”
The Regular Meeting of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees March 17, 2022.