Welcome again to Third Thursday Staff Recommendations! This still-new blog features staff member reviews of their favorite books. This month, Angie Simmons, our new page, delights us with her review. Jumping on the Bandwagon With a Wildly Popular Bestseller By Angie Simmons Where the Crawdads Sing It seems like everyone is reading Where the Crawdads … Continue reading Third Thursday Staff Recommendations
Here We Are - Notes for living on planet Earth Written and Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers From the Publisher Insightfully sweet, with a gentle humor and poignancy, here is Oliver Jeffers' user's guide to life on Earth. He created it specially for his son, yet with a universality that embraces all children and their parents. … Continue reading Children’s Recommendations for Earth Day
My husband and I have an uneasy truce in the argument over whether the words or the music is most important in a song. I contend that the words dictate the mood and kind of music to reflect the meaning. After all, the lyrics are poems set to music, right? So in observance of National … Continue reading New Title Tuesday – National Poetry Month
After such a snowy winter I know we are all ready for warm weather. When the seasons change I find it helpful to jot down some activities I don't want to miss doing. We are all so busy it is easy to let the change of weather pass us by without having found the joy … Continue reading Step Into Spring
Each month we invite patrons to Meet the Staff. This month we introduce Circulation Assistant and gamer Andrea B. who has been with us since November. Andrea has a wide range of interests and an enthusiasm for recommending titles from a variety of mediums (or media for the English majors out there.) I have always … Continue reading Meet the Staff – Andrea B.
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