Staff Picks

Book Review: 'Shattered'

When I picked up Shattered by Kia Dupree, I braced myself for what I was about to digest on a mental and emotional level

A Good Read for Teens

'Secret Saturdays'

Secret Saturdays is a great read for teens struggling with issues surrounding friendship and trust. The main character, Sean, has been acting out, telling lies and getting into trouble at school.

Spotlight on Series

The Knights' Tales

Curl up, get cozy, and read!The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the GreatBy Gerald MorrisJUV J MORRISBook One of the Knights’ Tales shares stories of Sir Lancelot, the bravest knight in King Arthur's court.

'Start: How to Get Your Business Underway'

Start: How to Get Your Business Underway by Kevin Duncan explains the complexities of running a business in a clear and simple approach.

'Decoded' by Jay-Z

Jay-Z’s Decoded profoundly deciphers the inspirations of Jay-Z’s musical ingenuity: friends, life experiences, culture and h

January Goodreads Book Review

'Telegraph Avenue'

Michael Chabon’s Telegraph Avenue centers on the story of Archy Stallings and Nate Jaffe, owners of a used record store, Brokeland Records, in Oakland.

'Homesick' by Kate Klise

(a "new" book review)

Twelve-year-old Benny feels at times sympathetic, confused, exasperated and embarrassed when his father's explosive hoarding problem strains his parents' marriage and threatens to consume his father's grasp on reality.

Spotlight on Series

Tia Lola

Curl up, get cozy, and read!How Tía Lola came to Visit Stay by Julia AlvarezJUV J ALVEREZ

Spotlight on Series

The Lunch Lady

Curl up, get cozy, and read with these fun books from the Lunch Lady. Lunch Lady and the Mutant MathletesBy Jarrett KrosoczkaJUV GN J KROSCOCZKAFor having skipped the school field trip, Dee, Hector and Terrence must join the mathletes team. But as they are poised to beat the undefeated champions, secret crime fighter Lunch Lady discovers something strange about the opposing team.

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!