Staff Picks

Halloween Reads at the Library

Spooky suggestions for readers of all ages!

October is here, and that means the countdown to Halloween has begun! Whether your idea of a good Halloween scare comes from Hocus Pocus or something darker, the library is the place to get your Halloween fix! Here are some favorites to get you in the Halloween spirit. Recommendations are split into two categories: light and dark.Kids' Reads

'Revolutionary Summer'

The summer of 1776 was a spectacle of war, politics, and the birth of a new nation.  Revolutionary Summer is the latest book by author and historian Joseph Ellis, which deals with this tumultuous and formative period in America’s

'The Halloween Tree'

Ray Bradbury's Spooky Classic

"Boys. And it was the afternoon of Halloween. And all of the houses shut against a cool wind. And the town was full of cold sunlight. But suddenly, the day was gone. Night came out from under each tree and spread."

Get 'Stuffed'!

The first book I picked up as a new Library Associate, a few short weeks ago, was Stuffed by Eric Walters. A petite piece of literature with only 14 short chapters, I would have never guessed that this Young Adult material was heavy enough to hold down my attention.

Check It Out!

'The Bone Season' by Samantha Shannon

Being clairvoyant means hiding your gifts well and or living in the shadows of society, because if Scion catches you, it could mean your life.

Food: A Postcard from the Past

David's Favorite Food Books

Last night I read this passage from To Eat by Joe Eck and Wayne Winterrowd:

National Picture Book Month

Happy October! Celebrate the Second Annual National Picture Book Month with some of these fantastic picture books/graphic novels. Don’t worry, even if you’re an adult, you’re allowed to read them! If you’re at all a fan of empowering books with fantastic illustrations, please check out some of the titles below!

Mystery Series

Library Associate Melissa Norr Suggests Some Mystery Series for Adults

As a child, I read the Boxcar Children’s mystery series and then graduated to Nancy Drew and the

'Why We Broke Up' by Daniel Handler

Do you remember your first love? The good times, the feeling that nothing could go wrong? Do you remember its fragility and the fear it may all fall to pieces? Most importantly, do you remember what happened when it ended?

'The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon' by David Almond

Young Paul from the basement apartment has just let a strange idea fall out of his mouth. He thinks the moon might be a great big hole in the sky and not a moon at all.

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