Staff Picks

'Everybody Sees The Ants' by A. S. King

Considering how cold and snowy it's been lately, a book set in a hot place would be great to warm up with.

Tenley-Friendship Library’s Top Staff Picks of 2013

From coming-of-age novels set in Zimbabwe, to mysteries set in New Orleans, 2013 was a great year for new books.Before we ring in 2014, we’re celebrating our picks for the best-of-the-best of the year that was. Stop by the library to check these titles out, or download them on Overdrive

D.E.'s Choice Reads

Dr. J The Autobiography

Dr. J The Autobiography with Karl Taro Greenfeld takes the reader into the life and thoughts of Julius Erving, better known as Dr. J.

Christmas Around the World CD from Putumayo Presents

Staff Recommendation

Looking for music for your upcoming holiday party?

In Memoriam: Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

Former South African President

Former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nelson Mandela passed away on Dec. 5, 2013. 

Oh the weather outside is...

Great Wintertime Reads for Kids

Winter is upon us and there is no better season or reason to curl up with your young one to enjoy a good read. Here are some cold weathered suggestions to get started: Jingle-Jingle

Check Out the 'Long Earth'

The Long Earth, by Terry Pratchett takes the reader on a interdimensional thrill ride throu

'National Pastime'

Staff recommendation

With the days shrinking ever shorter and darker, it’s nice to dream of spring and sunshine and warmth — and baseball. While our Nats didn’t meet their lofty expectations in 2013, we can still hope for a successful 2014 season.

Brr... Books to help you get through the Winter!

Book recommendations

I admit - I do not like being outside when it's cold outside. But, I love curling up with a book and watching the snow fall. Here are some recommendations of books that reinforce that Winter Wonderland atmosphere, without actually causing a chill!

'The Jaguar Hunter'

Part of an irregular series of reviews of science fiction and fantasy works, celebrating MLK Memorial Library's ongoing Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club. Previous entries here and here.

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