Gather your tools for quiet writing at the end of your busy day
You are welcome to read, research and write at our quiet space for writers.
In search of “a clean, well-lighted place” to think and write? Looking for a room for quiet research and silent reading?
Whether you write long hand or digitally, you are welcome to use this time and shared space to create or organize your notes.
Covered drinks and light snacks are encouraged; phone calls and use of devices without headphones is not.
Join us for the Southwest book discussion at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018. This month's selection,The Unwinding by George Packer, was the recipient of the 2013 National Book Award for nonfiction. Copies of the book are available at the information desk.
Seinfeld, famously, claimed to be a show about nothing. The same could be said about the play Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett. While you are in it, you might be engaged and interested, but afterword you might ask yourself, “What happened?”
When a little one in your life must say goodbye to a relative or to a pet, processing the emotions that come along with the death of a loved one can be a challenge. Authors and illustrators take on this sensitive subject in a myriad of ways, leaving grievers with plenty of options that reflect many experiences. These 10 picture books explore everything from the practical side of death to the stark range of emotions those left behind may feel.
When the tabloids aren’t enough, we can always turn to celebrity memoirs. Whether you’re a fan of actors, musicians or producers, there is something for everyone. With hundreds out there, it can be easy to miss the good ones. Here are seven fun and interesting accounts from names and faces you know and love.
Southwest Library Book Discussion, 1 p.m., Sat., March 31
You are cordially invited to attend the next Southwest Library book discussion on Saturday, March 31 at 1 p.m. The March title, Divided We Stand, deals with the history of the equal rights amendment. Copies are available at the Information Desk.
Unusual mating rituals? Desires for stark isolation? Embarrassing conversational blunders? The world of sociology has it all. Though we may never know all of the answers to the mysteries of human society, these social scientists and researchers have shared their knowledge in this collection of popular sociology.
Beer is quite possibly the world's most popular alcoholic beverage, brewed from a wide variety of grains and flavored with an amazing array of ingredients, ranging from herbs and berries to spices and botanicals. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned beer drinker, these books will definitely boost your brew IQ, .
The Beer Bibleby Jeff Alworth