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What in the World is Happening with the Picture Books?
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by Valerie Morris Posted Sep 1, 2018

If you have visited the Youth Services department recently, you have probably noticed that your favorite picture books are not where they used to be; there are a lot of empty shelves; and there are new colored labels. Youth Services staff is reorganizing the picture books by subjects or categories instead of by the author’s last name. The collection is under construction!

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Frankenstein Turns 200
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by Allison Fantetti Posted Aug 27, 2018

Mary Shelley first published her novel Frankenstein 200 years ago in 1818. Shelley was just 19 when she wrote Frankenstein and is often credited with creating the science fiction genre. You can check out Mary Shelley’s original work or one of the many adaptions.

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Last Chance for Big Summer Reads
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by Sharon Nagel Posted Aug 16, 2018

As the summer winds down, I realized that one of my favorite things in the Youth Services department is when a family comes in before a vacation, and each kid leaves with a teetering stack of books, having been instructed by their parents to get enough for a week or 10 days. It is clear that they are headed to some idyllic spot with no Internet, and the family will have to entertain themselves without screens or devices. As adults, we rarely have this kind of time to devote to reading, and it really is a shame that we get distracted by work, household chores and Netflix. What would you choose to read if you had an uninterrupted week to do so?

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My Favorites
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by Kayla Livingston Posted Aug 9, 2018

Recently there has been a Facebook trend going around asking you to post your seven favorite books without comment. As an aspiring librarian I thought it would be a better idea to encourage others to post their favorite books and why. So here are seven books that have helped me on my path to becoming a librarian.

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