Are your bells a little jingled this year? Have the holidays got you spinning like a dreidel? Take a breath and read. We in Adult Services have been having a bit of a holiday hiatus, and we have been happily cracking the books. Here are some of our picks:
On Thursday, Dec. 4, more than 250 people came to the MLK Jr. Memorial Library for our second Library Basement Show. The talented teenagers Nox opened the show, followed by hardcore Blockhead, and topped with elegant yet angry Priests!
James Ellroy experienced two tragedies in his childhood and teen years: his mother’s unsolved murder and his father’s passing years later. James also took a step into the criminal world and paid for his actions.
Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card!
This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.
Do you like playing games and want to practice your math skills in a fun way?
If so, please join the STEAM Team on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Children's Room (Room 200). STEAM is a framework for learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.
Woo-Hoo! Episode 2 is finally here!
This episode's pick is a lot less gory and much more upbeat. A book for book lovers, Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstoreby Robin Sloan, will warm the cockles of your heart.The Story:
Celebrate the work to change the face of men's health
This month, as you walked the halls of your favorite downtown library, you may have done a double take. Many familiar faces of our hardworking staff were clean shaven in anticipation of the hair to come.
Although pictured here earlier this month, they look a bit fuzzier now, and for a good cause.