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Sum: Forty Tales From the Afterlives

As is often the case, I came across this book while looking for something completely different. The jacket is unremarkable. There is nothing about the title that would draw one's attention. But, somehow it drew mine; and here we are.

Celebrate Black Music Month

Biographies of the Pioneers

For Black Music Month, why not delve into the life story of some some of the greats of black music?Here's a glimpse at some of black music's pioneers:

Pardon Our Dust

The Lamond-Riggs Library will make improvements to its roof beginning May 19 -21. Library service and hours will not be impacted during roof repairs. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Paris Wife

Join us for a book club discussion of Paula McClain's The Paris Wife, a deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal.The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time and love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.

'To Kill a Mockingbird': A Community Discussion

Live to Read -- A Citywide Celebration

Mother Goose Visit

Mother Goose made an appearance at Lamond-Riggs Library on May 2 during the ever-popular toddler story time, which takes place every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Rhymes, like music, facilitate the development of a child’s phonological awareness. What better way to start developing reading readiness skills than with Mother Goose nursery rhymes?

From Fiction to Art: 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Join us Tuesday, May 15 as we celebrate reading through art.

Green Thumbs Up! Spring Into Gardening

Spring is here, and summer is right around the corner. Don't let your garden go untended this year. Try something new! Whether you'd like to plant chrysanthemums or cauliflower, we've got the books that will help keep your greens growing and your flowers blooming. Check out the "How does your garden grow" display at the Lamond-Riggs Branch for tons of materials to suit all of your gardening needs.

The Modern History of Child Soldiers in Central and East Africa

The Story Behind Joseph Kony

If you’re like me, the name, “Joseph Kony” has been swirling around your Facebook and Twitter feeds lately. Child soldiers, sexual exploitation, atrocities and murderous bands of rebels are all central themes of an ongoing media blitz aimed at raising the public awareness of past and present unrest in Central and East Africa.

Book Review: Michio Kaku's "Physics of the Future"

There are two ways of looking at this book. The first is to see it for was it is: a collection of predictions about the future of human life some 100 years into the future.

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