Staff Picks

Heat It Up With Some Hot Knits

If you're looking to heat up your winter wardrobe with some hot knits, then look no further!

Warm Up with an Award Winner!

With temperatures hovering around freezing, all Washingtonians are looking for ways to keep warm.  My personal favorite method is to snuggle up with a good book, and imagine sunshine and summer time.

Teen Book Review

With the wild temperature fluctuations we've been having lately, do you ever get the feeling that nature’s become a little bit unhinged?  Maybe, maybe not.  But if you want to learn a little bit about how dangerous and disturbing mental illness and insanity really is, try out

Alvin Ho Is Afraid of Everything!

Giggle Reads from Ms. Jess

Everyone is afraid of something. Alvin Ho… is afraid of everything. And Alvin’s fears have disastrous consequences.

'The Chronicles of Downton Abbey: A New Era'

Excited about the third season of "Downton Abbey" on PBS?

Knit & Lit... and More Lit

Between popular yarn bloggers and social media sites, it seems like the ancient craft of knitting is as trendy as ever.

Miss Christina’s January Reading Pick

'Twelve Kinds of Ice'

In Twelve Kinds of Ice, author Ellen Bryan Obed delightfully describes how a summer garden turns into a magical winter wonderland.  This short series of vignettes occurs on a family farm in the children’s favorite season — “ice” season.  The book

Book Review: 'Amber House'

Over the holiday break, I had the opportunity to get some reading done. Amber House, a new young adult fiction book written by a mother-daughter team, seemed like it would be just the thing to read while I was snowed in at my parents' house.

Where Dreams Meet Reality

Looking for a great graphic novel? Look no further!

Books that Move!

Seven stories to share with your child

Curl up, get cozy, and read!Safari: A Photicular BookBy Dan KainenJUV 599.09 KAINEN

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