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A mother and daughter with a shared talent for healing—and for the conjuring of curses—are at the heart of this dazzling first novel “Lush, irresistible . . . It took me into the hearts of women I could otherwise never know. I was transported.”—Amy Bloom, New York Times bestselling author of White Houses and Away Conjure Women is a sweeping story […]

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From the ingenious author of Jennifer Government and Lexicon: a brilliant work of science fiction that tells the intimate tale of four people facing their most desperate hour–alone, together, at the edge of the universe. The video changed everything. Before that, we could believe that we were safe. Special. Chosen. We thought the universe was a twinkling ocean […]

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Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the February 2020 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your February Readers’ Advisory. The Sun Down Motel (Hall of Fame) by Simone St. James “Another chilling ghost story from St. James, who seems to surpass the level of shiver with each […]

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January 11, 2020 – February 22, 2020 Saturdays, 11:30am-12:30pm Read and sing along with Cali Co Cat and earn a free skate rental! Free books at every event, while supply lasts. There’s a new story every week. Stay tuned for book titles. How to earn a Free Kids Skate Rental: • Attend 2 StoryTime programs at […]

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We’re excited to present our Book Club Brochure Vol.19! From literary fiction to thrillers to memoirs to historical fiction, our new brochure has the perfect titles for your book club. Get inspired to make the most of your gatherings! Click to Download Our Book Club Brochure Vol. 19. Click to View All of Our Book Club Brochures. Click […]

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From the award-winning author of Station Eleven (“Ingenious.” – The New York Times), an exhilarating novel set at the glittering intersection of two seemingly disparate events-a massive Ponzi scheme collapse and the mysterious disappearance of a woman from a ship at sea. Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star hotel on the northernmost tip of […]

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Library of America announces a new national public humanities program offering $1,200 grants to libraries, museums, and nonprofit cultural institutions to host public programs. Lift Every Voice is dedicated to enhancing appreciation of the African American poetic tradition and its imaginative range and richness. Its principal objective is to engage participants in a multifaceted exploration of the tradition, […]