June 28 - July 12, 2021.
We’re excited to join libraries and readers across the country in the Big Library Read, a reading program that connects readers around the world with the same ebook or audiobook at the same time without any wait lists or holds.
The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars) are presented every spring by the Mystery Writers of America to honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, and film. Lists of all the nominees are available on the Edgar …Read More
It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty years ago this month, Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris was first published.
Sink your teeth into the first novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse series—the books that gave life to the …Read More
Aloysius Archer, the straight-talking World War II veteran fresh out of prison, returns in this riveting new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci.
The 1950s are on the horizon, and Archer is in dire need of …Read More
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Version Zero by David Yoon
Love and Fury by Samantha Silva
My Remarkable Journey by Katherine Johnson
Thursday, June 24, 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.
The L.A. Times Book Prizes are dedicated to championing new voices and celebrating the highest quality of writing from authors at all stages of their careers. The prizes are committed to literary excellence, to intelligence and engagement, and to the …Read More
First presented in 1949, the Christopher Awards were established by Father James Keller to salute media that “affirm the highest values of the human spirit.” Their goal is to encourage men, women and children to pursue excellence in creative arenas …Read More
Wednesdays, March 03 - July 28, 3:00 PM.
Each Wednesday this spring and into the summer, we will be learning a new Tunisian crochet stitch as we work on a weekly block for the Tunisian Holiday Sampler Blanket pattern from TL Yarn Crafts.
“Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made …Read More
Tuesday, June 22, 7:00 PM.
From charismatic leads to memorable crooners, Hollywood's studio bombshells often worked alongside top matinee idols of the day. Film historian Dr. Annette Bochenek presents the histories of various matinee idols, some of Hollywood's top leading men, and their legacies today.
July - August
Enjoy reading and the outdoors as a story unfolds flower by flower around the library property. Draw art to go along with the story with the provided chalk. The story walk will change throughout the summer so be sure to stop by more than once for some family fun.
The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw has won the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction,
PEN/Faulkner is a nonprofit literary organization that promotes a lifelong love of reading and a connection to writing through public events, in-school education, …Read More
Monday, June 21, 7:00 PM.
The Pen and Ink Writers Group gathers on the third Monday of each month to read short stories, poems or essays, all inspired by a common theme. Build up your writing skills through practice, presentation and positive critique.
Monday, June 21, 7:00 PM.
Join us on our Facebook page every Monday night at 7:00 PM for an online screening of a classic movie. This week we’re watching the Film Noir, Impact.
Fugitive Telemetry,a novella by Martha Wells, is a sequel to Exit Strategy and a prequel to Network Effect, the previous entry in the Murderbot Diaries series.
The cyborg identifying as ‘SecUnit’ to the public, if they absolutely must …Read More
Since 1936, the Anisfield-Wolf Awards have recognized books that make important contributions to our understanding of racism and human diversity. Cleveland poet and philanthropist Edith Anisfield Wolf established the book awards in honor of her father, John Anisfield, and husband, …Read More
It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty years ago this month, The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón was first published.
Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer’s …Read More
If you read The Bounty by Janet Evanovich & Steve Hamilton and need something similar or if you’re on the hold list and you’re looking for something to tide you over until it arrives, here’s a few read-a-likes we hope …Read More
Friday, June 18, 3:30 PM.
Our BYO Book Club is going back online! Have a favorite book or two (or four) you'd like to share with fellow readers and librarians? Drop into our virtual book club to tell us about them!
At the last meeting of the Bring Your Own Book Club, a bunch of book lovers chatted about the books we’ve all been reading lately. Looks like we’ll be doing it again on May 21st, if you’d like to …Read More
Founded in 1974, the National Book Critics Circle Awards are given annually to honor outstanding writing and to foster a national conversation about reading, criticism, and literature. The awards are open to any book published in the United States in …Read More
The Bancroft Prizes are awarded annually by Columbia University in the City of New York. Under the terms of the will of the late Frederic Bancroft, provision is made for two annual prizes to be awarded to the authors of …Read More