March 2021 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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2021 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature

The Asian/Pacific American Award promotes Asian/Pacific American culture and heritage and is awarded based on literary and artistic merit. The award offers three youth categories including Picture Books, Children’s Literature and Youth Literature. The award is administered by the Asian …


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2021 Sydney Taylor Book Award

The Sydney Taylor Book Award is presented annually to outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience. Presented since 1968 by the Association of Jewish Libraries, an affiliate of the American Library Association, the award encourages …


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Throwback Thursday: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

It’s Throwback Thursday! Fifteen years ago this month, Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love was published.

Around the time Elizabeth Gilbert turned thirty, she went through an early-onslaught of midlife crisis. She had everything an educated, ambitious American woman was supposed …


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Throwback Thursday: The Demon-Haunted World

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan by Ann Druyan was published.

How can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we don’t understand the difference between the myths of …


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For Fans of Firefly Lane

The new series Firefly Lane premiered this week on Netflix to great acclaim. Based on the novel by Kristin Hanna, Firefly Lane stars Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke as best friends who “support each other through good times and bad …


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Throwback Thursday: Infinite Jest

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest was published.

A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America set in an addicts’ halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most …


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February 2021 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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