Critter Crafts

Ready to snuggle up to a fall (and possibly a winter) project? We've got you covered with your favorite feathered or furred friends crafts for all ages. DIY AND KID-FRIENDLY CRAFTS Ever wonder what to do with your leftover cardboard tubes? Create your own menagerie! Perfect for parents and kids to craft together, see what […]

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Fall Cookbooks and Recipes

It's officially fall: leaves are turning, the mornings are cool, and those fall fruits and veggies are begging to be eaten before the frost comes in. What's in season? Apples and pears, squash and pumpkins, figs and grapes. Don't forget cauliflower and broccoli, lettuce and kale. Is your mouth watering yet? Don't fret: we've got […]

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Celebrate Comics!

Since the earliest days of comics, beginning with comic strips like The Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck by Rodolphe Topffer in 1837, readers have fallen in love with the complex art and writing captured in their pages. Now more than ever, there is something for everyone. Check out some favorites and hidden gems from your comic […]

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Banned Books Week 2017

Since 1982, book lovers and the book industry have come together to celebrate the freedom to read and bring awareness to challenged and banned books. In 2016 alone, the American Library Association recorded over 300 challenges or requests for an item to be removed from library shelves. Check out the 2015-2016 annual report to learn […]

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Hooray for the First Amendment!

Banned Books Week is September 24 - 30 and Betsy, an early literacy librarian, has a primer on First Amendment rights for children. What is Banned Books Week? Are we celebrating the banning of books? Absolutely not! Banned Books Week is an annual opportunity for libraries to show support for everyone's First Amendment freedom to […]

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Staff Share Their Fandom

Ain't no geek like a library geek, 'cause a library geek don't stop! We're pretty passionate about everything we do — including geeking out. With Koelbel Con (the libraries' pop culture extravaganza) right around the corner, we thought we'd share a few of our favorite things.  Doctor Who Is there a doctor in the house? You know […]

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Cheers! Wine and Foodpairing Books

Celebrate like a pro, or take your wine-night to the next level with these wine and foodpairing books and resources. The Ultimate Wine Companion: The Complete Guide to Understanding Wine A collection of articles and excerpts on the various aspects of wine, written by a variety of authors. Subjects include decanting, tasting, grapes, matching food […]

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Traveling 50+

With the kids grown and a bit more time on their hands, hitting the open road is something many 50+ people dream of. Below are books in our collection that take into consideration the needs of the seasoned traveler.                                                       *Click on the covers […]

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