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'Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker' by Jennifer Chiaverini

Staff Recommendation

In her first historical novel, best selling author Jennifer Chiaverini writes about Elizabeth (Lizzie) Hobbs Keckley, an African-American modiste who lived in Washington, D.C. for many years. A former slave, Mrs.

'Before I Go to Sleep' by S. J. Watson

Staff recommendations

Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson grabs the reader's interest immediately but then, progresses very slowly.

Celebrating National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. In celebration we are posting a new public domain poem every Monday."A Performance of Henry V At Stratford-Upon-Avon" by Elizabeth Jenkins     Nature teaches us our tongue againAnd the swift sentences came pat. I cameInto cool night rescued from rainy dawn.And I seethed with language, Henry at

April Fiber Arts Workshop

Whatever needlecraft you enjoy, on Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m., bring your project and join us for an evening with others with similar interests.  We share, encourage, and educate each other with discussion of our projects while working away.  Our interests cover spinning, dying, weaving, knitting, crocheting, felting, lace-making and more.  We would love to add your special enthusiasm to our repertory.

"Frozen Assets" by Quentin Bates

Mystery Book Club Selection for May 2

In the first in the Officer Gunnhildur series, the investigation of an unidentified body found floating in the harbor of a fishing village leads the policewoman to uncover a web of corruption connected to Iceland's business and banking communities. Frozen Assets is as much

Superman at 75: The Evolution of a Legend

Author Talk with Glen Weldon

On Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m., we are hosting a Q and A with author Glen Weldon about his book, Superman: The Unauthorized Biography, which chronicles how over the past 75 years, the way Superman has been portrayed -- and how he has be

'That Woman' by Anne Sebba

Staff recommendations

A very distinguished elderly lady customer requested That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Dutchess of Windsor and I was intrigued immediately.  Who hasn't heard about the king who gave up his crown for the love of a commoner?  Walli

Celebrating National Poetry Month

In celebration of National Poetry Month we're posting a new public domain poem every Monday."Rosemary" by Edna St. Vincent Millay         For the sake of some things    That be now no moreI will strew rushes    On my chamber-floor,I will plant bergamot    At my kitchen door.

Teen Book Club: April Edition

It is 1996. The Internet as we know it today does not exist. Facebook, Twitter and You Tube are at least a decade away.Emma is a junior in high school when she gets her first computer. When she logs onto AOL for the first time, she finds her Facebook page. Facebook, which has not been invented yet. Emma gets a window into her future, 13 years from now.

Celebrating National Poetry Month

In celebration of National Poetry Month we're posting a new public domain poem every Monday."It Was a Lover and His Lass" by William ShakespeareIt was a lover and his lass,    With a hey, and a ho, and hey noninoThat o'er the green corn-field did pass,    In the spring time, the only pretty ring time,