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Published on Thursday, August 29, 2013

Pillowcase bookcoverI never thought I'd bring a book on pillowcases to anyone's attention, but when I ran across this book I was intrigued.  Some of our participants have been discussing handworked household linens that have come down in their families, or that they have purchased anywhere from yard sales to tony antique shops.  The beautiful work begs to be seen and it is frequently relegated to a drawer, only taken out for an occasional airing. 

Published on Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The NOT-FOR-PARENTS TRAVEL BOOKThe Not-For-Parents Travel Book, written by Michael Dubois, Katri Hilden and Jane Price, is a fantastic book. It covers 199 countries, grouped by region/continent, from North Korea to Mauritius, Saint Lucia to East Timor. Each country gets one full-color page, which contains a small map, some key facts (size/population/language/currency) and then interesting facts about that country. 

Job Interview Presentations

Published on Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Knockout Job Interview Presentations coverHave you been asked to make a presentation during the job interview process? 

In Knockout Job Interview Presentations, author Rebecca Corfield discusses how to make your presentation effective during the interview.  Learn the basics, how to plan your presentation, how to deliver it, handle tricky situations, and much more. 

Mystery Book Club Selection for September

Published on Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Mr. Churchill's Secretary bookcoverIn Mr. Churchill's Secretary, author Susan MacNeal takes the reader to World War II London with great period detail describing the struggles and danger on the home front, from clothing coupons to bombing raids.

Adult Summer Reading Program

Published on Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Groundbreaking Reads logoOn Saturday, Aug. 24, the Cleveland Park Library will host a moderated community discussion about what it means to eat locally. Interested in sustainable agriculture? Wonder how to find locally grown food? Do local businesses buy locally?  What is organic food?  What is the green movement anyway? Bring your questions, knowledge, opinions and let's get a Cleveland Park dialog going!

Staff Book Recommendation

Published on Monday, August 12, 2013

The White Princess coverDaughter of the king, sister of the king, niece of the king, and wife of the king.  That is how the mother of the Tudor dynasty has been described. But there is more to her story.

In the latest installment in "The Cousins Wars" series, The White Princess, Philippa Gregory tells the story of Elizabeth of York. 

Looking for Ghosts, Smoke and Eldritch Horrors That Come in the Night?

Published on Friday, August 9, 2013

Want something a little creepy to give you the shivers while you wait for cooler weather to appear? We have a collection of weird, spooky titles for you to check out.
Cover of the Halloween tree

Lessons from a Freethinking Dog

Published on Friday, August 9, 2013

cover photo of Merle's DoorThis book is classified 636.7092:"stuff about dogs".  It could easily have been 92: Biography.

This is a book about a person named Merle, a canine, yes, but very much his own person.  Ted Kerasote and he ran into each other while Kerasote was rafting and Merle was busy living - a partly feral dog who lived on what was available: vermin, calves and other herd animals.  Ted and Merle became acquainted, Merle hopped on the raft, and the rest is biography.

New Arrivals at Cleveland Park Library

Published on Monday, August 5, 2013

So, you bought a new tablet or iPhone and are eager to use it. Need help getting started? Check out these two newly arrived titles now available for check out.

By Kelly Sue DeConnick, Dexter Soy and Emma Rios

Published on Monday, August 5, 2013

For ams marvel long time Carol Danvers was known as Ms. Marvel.  And she was awesome, don't get me wrong.  I dearly loved Ms. Marvel; she's headstrong, and stubborn.  She can fly, and can put pretty much anyone, including the Hulk, through a brick wall.  She's a full bird Colonel in the Air Force and sasses Captain America.  She also wore what was basically a bathing suit.                                     Art by Jamie McKelvie
Captain Marvel

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