Shalom! Did you know that May is National Jewish American Heritage Month?Come to the Children's Room to learn more about the vibrant and diverse culture of Jewish American people.From history and biographies, to picture books and graphic novels, we've got you covered! Here are a few great picks to get you started:
The MLK Library has a large collection of music CDs in the Popular Services Department, but many of our users may be surprised to learn that the library also has a large collection of LP music recordings in the Information Services Department on the second floor in Room 209. This collection contains recordings from the 1940s through the 1990s, and includes classical, popular, religious, folk, worl
Come and learn the basic facts about the U.S. patenting and trademark process on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 p.m. in Room 220. This workshop is presented in collaboration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
With summer vacation only a few weeks away, I’m sure many of you are making plans for what to do with your free time. But as the saying goes, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Don’t believe me?
Though the lush, wet spring weather is a pleasure in its own right, I can't help but sometimes yearn for searing heat, blinding sun and a climate so sparse and dry, you'd think lawn mowing and flash floods were just another urban legend. For this installation of Reading Through Time and Space, let's grab a book and journey to the desert! To mystical, magical, unnamed deserts, where things are not always what they seem and just about can -- and does -- happen.
'Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller' by Doreen Rappaport
The story of Helen Keller is truly an amazing and inspiring one, and Helen’s Big World: The Life of Helen Keller by Doreen Rappaport is a very captivating read about this brilliant woman. The compelling pictures by Matt Tavares also provide great insight into how Helen Keller, who was deaf and blind, learned to read and experienced the world.
The Cherry Blossoms have fallen and summer is on its way. Come meet the Fiction Lover's Book Club on Tuesday, May 28 as we launch our summer reading season with a book swap and film showing. Recycle your familiar reads by trading with another book lover, or choose from the free books or audiobooks on the Fiction Lover's Book Club's swap cart. Then join the group as we watch a film favo