Brian Teare Wins the Four Quartets Poetry Prize

The T. S. Eliot Foundation and the Poetry Society of America have announced the winner of the Four Quartets Prize: Brian Teare’s poem “Toxics Release Inventory (Essay on Man)” from his collection Doomstead Days.

The Four Quartets Prize—which was …


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Virtual Film Series: 1924

On Monday evenings in May we're celebrating the best films of 1924 with online Watch Parties on our Facebook Page. A Facebook Watch Party is a new way to hold a live screenings online. Anyone can watch and comment on the videos at the same time to create a shared viewing experience.

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Hoopla Movie of the Month: Color out of Space

Quiet rural life is transformed into a technicolor nightmare when a family finds themselves battling a mutant extraterrestrial organism.

Color out of Space stars Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson, Madeleine Arthur, Q’orianka Kilcher, and Tommy Chong. The film is an adaptation …


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Storytime from Space

The Storytime from Space program, organized by the Global Space Foundation, gives kids an out-of-this-world experience without the need to leave the house.

For the past few years, astronauts on the International Space Station have been making videos of themselves …


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April 2020 LibraryReads List

Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite books. Whichever books get the most nominations go onto the monthly list. Place holds now to get these sure-to-be popular books as soon as possible after they're released ...


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Virtual Storytimes and the Kid Lit Calendar

A lot of our favorite children’s books authors and illustrators all around the world are doing their part to make sure that kids who are cooped up in house during the next few weeks are able to stay entertained and …


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2020 Summer Scares

The Horror Writers Association, in partnership with United for Libraries, Book Riot, and Library Journal/School Library Journal, has announced the recommended books for their second annual Summer Scares Reading Program.

Summer Scares is a reading program that provides an annual …


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