Classic Superhero Serials: Part Five

Mondays, December 06 - March 14, 7:00 PM.

Today, superheroes rule the big screen. But that isn't a new phenomenon. Each week this winter, join us on our Facebook page for online screenings of the classic serial adventures of Batman, Captain America, The Green Hornet, and Captain Marvel.

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A Hundred Thousand Welcomes by Mary Lee Donovan

“My house is your house…”“We are all connected across time and space.”

This lovely picture book depicts the word “welcome” across a dozen languages and cultures, portraying diverse families who invite family/friends/strangers to come in and share a meal. We …


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2021 National Book Awards Winners

Established in 1950, the National Book Awards are American literary prizes administered by the National Book Foundation. A pantheon of writers such as William Faulkner, Ralph Ellison, John Cheever, Bernard Malamud, Philip Roth, Norman Mailer, Saul Bellow, Toni Morrison, Flannery …


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Criterion Collection: An Angel at My Table

Each week we’re recommending a movie from the film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with …


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Classic Superhero Serials: Part Four

Mondays, December 06 - March 14, 7:00 PM.

Today, superheroes rule the big screen. But that isn't a new phenomenon. Each week this winter, join us on our Facebook page for online screenings of the classic serial adventures of Batman, Captain America, The Green Hornet, and Captain Marvel.

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An Evening with Author Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 7:00 PM.

The bestselling and award-winning author of Mexican Gothic discusses her newest book, Velvet Was the Night, and her genre-defying mashups of cultural noir and Lovecraftian horror. Velvet Was the Night is one of The New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2021.

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December 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 World Fantasy Award Winners

The World Fantasy Awards winners for works published in 2020 were announced during the World Fantasy 2021 convention, held November 4th through 7th in Montreal.

Life Achievement Awards, presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the fantasy …


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Throwback Thursday: Catch-22

It’s Throwback Thursday! Sixty years ago this month, Catch-22 by Joseph Heller was first published.

Catch-22 remains a cornerstone of American literature and one of the funniest—and most celebrated—books of all time. In recent years it has been named to …


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Criterion Collection: 3:10 to Yuma

Each week we’re recommending a movie from the film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with …


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Classic Superhero Serials: Part Three

Mondays, December 06 - March 14, 7:00 PM.

Today, superheroes rule the big screen. But that isn't a new phenomenon. Each week this winter, join us on our Facebook page for online screenings of the classic serial adventures of Batman, Captain America, The Green Hornet, and Captain Marvel.

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