Welcome again to Third Thursday Staff Recommendations! This still-new blog features staff member reviews of their favorite books. For the month of March, Traci in Adult Services. shares one of her favorite movies. Thank you, Traci! Sing Street PG-13 Anyone who knows me fairly well is aware that I am a huge movie watcher. So … Continue reading Third Thursday Staff Recommendations
Here Come the Girl Scouts Written by Shana Corey Illustrated by Hadley Hooper From the Publisher: Juliette Gordon Low—Daisy to her friends and family—was not like most girls of the Victorian era. Prim and proper? BOSH! Dainty and delicate? HOW BORING! She loved the outdoors, and she yearned for adventure! Born into a family of … Continue reading Picture Book Recommendations for Women’s History Month
Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women Written by Kate Schatz & Mirian Klein Stahl From the Publisher: In Rad Girls Can, you'll learn about a diverse group of young women who are living rad lives, whether excelling in male-dominated sports like boxing, rock climbing, or skateboarding; speaking out against injustice … Continue reading Middle-Grade Recommendations for Women’s History Month
Sorry to mislead - this is not about basketball, but another kind of madness. There is a bit of madness in each of these new books - be it men who become tigers at night, 'weirdos in a mad world where there is no escape,' or a sane woman who follows her sister into an … Continue reading New Title Tuesday – March Madness
Each month we invite patrons to Meet the Staff. This month we introduce Sean, a cheerful member of the circulation staff. Sean has almost reached the one year mark, joining us in April 2018. The next time you're at the library, be sure to ask him about his hobbies and favorite books. Sean B. I’ve lived in O’Fallon my whole life. Coming … Continue reading Meet the Staff – Sean B.
Welcome again to Third Thursday Staff Recommendations! This still-new blog features staff member reviews of their favorite books. This month, Autumn K. shares a book she hopes you will read. Thank you, Autumn! Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore “I was an awesome cricket.” Milo has lived 9,996 lives. He’s experienced life as a warrior’s son in Mesopotamia, an … Continue reading Third Thursday Staff Recommendations
Do you remember the Franklin Covey planners of the 1990s? How about the Dayrunner and Daytimer? In high school, I never left home without my Dayrunner! Like me, most of us are now in the habit of using our phone calendars to manage our time. Ironically with all the technological advances, paper planners are still … Continue reading Bullet Journaling