In the new historical drama series "Victoria" on PBS, Queen Victoria is eighteen years old when she comes to the throne. What if a story like hers took place in a fantasy kingdom or an alternate historical timeline? Here are a selection of young adult novels featuring a young princess facing challenges and dangers as well as adjusting to the responsibilities of being a reigning Queen. Copies are available to check out and download from the library.
Over the summer, I joined a small group tour of Great Britain that started in London. It was a great two weeks! I enjoyed exploring the cities and towns where we stopped along the way. Below is a selection of books I read before I went on the tour. Copies are available from the library system.
Craving good barbecue over the summer? The summer months are a great time to bring out the grill! Below are selection of titles for planning a barbecue cookout. Copies are available to check out from the library system.
A privileged young girl living in Renaissance era Rome... a maid of honor races against time to solve a mystery... an author discovers a map in a library... a parson's daughter becomes a successful novelist... an empress travels the continent...Whatever the time period, each of these ladies were royals or authors who left her mark on history. Below are a few of the books I've enjoyed reading.
All of the books can be checked out or downloaded from the library.
Do you want to have a garden but have limited space? Gardening can be done wherever you live in the city! You can have fresh herbs, flowers, fruits, and vegetables whenever you need them. Check out a selection of our gardening books:
February is American Heart Month. Do you or someone you know has a heart health concern? Here is a selection of heart health resources available from the library.
Heart 411 by Marc Gillinov and Steven Nissen