From Fredrick Douglass’ autobiography to Toni Morrison’s masterpiece Beloved, these books are essential reading. Click for a List of Essential Black History Month Books.
Two lives. Two loves. One impossible choice. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Reese’s Book Club Pick One Day in December. . . “I read The Two Lives of Lydia Bird in a single sitting. What a beautiful, emotional gift Josie Silver has given us.”—Jodi Picoult Written with Josie Silver’s trademark warmth and wit, The Two […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Celebrate World Poetry Day on March 21st with these poetry collections perfect for poetry enthusiasts and those new to the genre. Click for More Poetry Collections.
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, […]