Staff Picks

A Guide to Civil War Washington

Exploring Civil War Era D.C.

What was it like to live or visit D.C. during the Civil War?

Book Review: 'Bacon Nation'

When I first saw this book, my mouth began to water. Bacon seems to be the new food trend as you see it in everything from chocolate to cocktails. Why? Because everyone, even some vegetarians that I know, loves bacon. The book begins with buying and basic cooking techniques. Making sure that you get proper bang for your bacon buck, it also talks about uses for the bacon grease--popcorn popped in bacon fat, anyone? 

Pete the Cat is Back!

The kitties on the bus say, "Come on, Pete! Come on, Pete!"The kitties on the bus say, "Come on, Pete! Hop on board!"If you love Pete the Cat as much as we do, then, boy do we have good news for you! Everyone’s favorite frisky feline is back and he has a driver’s license! (Wow, drivers beware!)

Taking Bites Out of Crime

It's a graphic novel so disgusting that you won't be able to put it down. The main character, Detective Chu, literally takes bites out of crime whether they're fresh or fetid and decomposing. Tony is a cibopath, meaning that he gets psychic information from the food he eats. If he eats an apple, he learns about how the apple grew, and if he eats a hot dog, he feels something much different.

Meet Jarrett Krosoczka!

An Author Visit at the Mt. Pleasant Library

Jarrett Krosoczka, author of the popular Lunch Lady series, will visit the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library Saturday July 13 at 3 p.m.

Watch Out for This Storm

Storm, by Brigid Kemmerer is the first novel in the Elemental Series.

One Tough Freshman Class

Morning Glories by Nick Spencer is as crazy as it is intense.

Daddy's Day!

Six Father's Day Stories to Share with your Child

Curl up, get cozy, and read!A Perfect Father's DayBy Eve BuntingJUV E BUNTING

'Nice Companies Finish First'

Book Review

What makes a successful, transformative organization? What kind of leadership guides an organization making it stand out amongst its rivals/peers?  What qualities in management inspire employees to do the best that they can do and make their organization shine?

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