Staff Picks

Published on Tuesday, March 19, 2013

book jacketInterested in becoming a citizen of the United States of America? NOLO, a publisher of clear legal information and solutions for the lay person, provides a clear and accurate explanation of the immigration process in the book, Becoming a U.S. Citizen: A Guide to the Law, Exam & Interview, by IIona Bray.

Roscoe Riley Rules

Published on Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Curl up, get cozy, and read.

Tana French's 'In the Woods'

Published on Monday, March 18, 2013

In the WoodsIn honor of St.

Published on Monday, March 18, 2013

We have a couple of new series for kids in our paperback collection.

Cover image of Cupcake Diaries number 1The Cupcake Diaries

The Cupcake Diaries by Coco Simon follows the adventures of middle-schoolers, Katie, Mia, Emma and Alexis as they navigate new friendships, school dances, popular girls, boys and cupcakes.

Chapter Books Starring Ducks and Chickens

Published on Friday, March 15, 2013

Spring into spring with these fun early elementary chapter books featuring chickens and ducks! Click a title to see its availability. Stop by the library to borrow it,  or place a hold from home and pick it up on your next visit!

Published on Thursday, March 14, 2013

Spring brings to mind eggs and chickens, bunnies and chocolate, and green and yellow baskets.

Here are a few of my favorite egg books:


Published on Thursday, March 14, 2013

Chickadee BookTransport yourself into a different time and place in Louise Erdrich’s latest novel, Chickadee. A continuation of the Birchbark House series, which follows an Ojibwe family’s life in 19th-century Minnesota. Fear not if you have not read the previous books, the story gives you enough background and details to be read on its own.

Published on Wednesday, March 13, 2013

bookcoverIn Splintered by A. G. Howard, Alyssa must travel back to Wonderland in order to right all the wrongs that her great-great-great-grandmother, Alice, created while traveling down the rabbit hole.

The thrilling sequel in the Wildwood Series

Published on Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Cover Art "Under Wildwood"When we left Prue and Curtis at the end of Wildwood, we couldn't help but feel their story wasn't over. Curtis had chosen to stay behind with his fellow bandits, and Prue had heroically returned from Wildwood with her baby brother. However, while this may have seemed like a happily ever after, all was not well in Wildwood or The Outside.  Prue remains restless, and can't seem to quiet her new gift of communicating with plants -- a talent that proves to be quite distracting at school.

Resources from the library can help

Published on Tuesday, March 12, 2013
passiveHidden anger that comes out indirectly-through inappropriate, unproductive action or even inaction-can undermine relationships with friends, family and colleagues at work.  This book examines how this kind of anger, called passive aggression, can undermine sufferers and their relationships and make life generally miserable.