Tag: books

Happy Birthday to J.K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith

Muggles (non-wizard people in the Harry Potter world) everywhere are wishing Ms. Rowling a happy birthday.

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Happy Birthday Emily Brontë

Born this day in 1818, novelist and poet, Emily Brontë, was best known for her 1847 novel Wuthering Heights.

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ALA’s Most Challenged Books of 2012

ALA’s (American Library Association) Office for Intellectual Freedom recently announced last year’s list of the most challenged books from libraries across the country.

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Before They Were Movies…

Some of the highest grossing movies began as novels.  Take JK Rowling’s Harry Potter, Ian Fleming’s James Bond, and JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series for example, and Hollywood is looking to continue the trend this year.

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New Arrivals for August 8th

The library just got a shipment of new books in. Stop on by and check some out. Audio Books I, Michael Bennett by James Patterson The Last Victim by Karen Robards Line of Fire by Stephen White Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire Fiction On The Island by Tracey Garvis Graves Chasing Rainbows by Kathleen …

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Catcher in the Rye Published in 1951

On July 16, 1951, Catcher in the Rye was published.  While the novel, which is about a teenage who is confused and disillusioned by the adult world, would go on to be taught in high school English classes for decades to come, it would also be the only novel ever published by its author J.D. …

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More New Books

Check out these new items that came in today. Biography Off Balance by Dominique Moceanu Nonfiction Cowards by Glenn Beck Mystery A Conspiracy of Friends by Alexander McCall Smith XO by Jeffery Deaver The Third Gate by Lincoln Child Romance Let Love Find You by Johanna Lindsey Porch Lights by Dorothea Benton Frank Fiction Blood …

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New Arrivals: June 29, 2010

It’s the first full week of summer — stay out of the heat with a new mystery, sci-fi/fantasy adventure, or thriller from the library!

New Arrivals: Feb. 25, 2010

“In like a lion, out like a lamb”: Tired of snow? Get ready for Spring with some of our new additions.

New Arrivals: Feb. 23, 2010

Cabin fever? The best remedy is a new book!

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