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Photo and a Poem: April 20, 2018

Photo and a Poem: April 20, 2018

April 20, 2018 Photo by Barbara Klipper Spring Song A Poem by Hilde Oleson At last. It is spring. We, impatient humans, Suffered through an awesome winter. Snow and rain, rain.ice and snow. Sweet crocus push through bravely, A lonely daffodil. Birds start their songs....

Nan’s April Book Highlights

Nan’s April Book Highlights

It’s finally Spring and the days are longer, but there’s still plenty of time for good reading. Here’s what’s on my bookshelf: The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath , by Leslie Jamison Can the story of recovery ever be as compelling as the story of addiction?...

Billboard Hot 100: April 16, 2018

Billboard Hot 100: April 16, 2018

Each week, Billboard publishes the Hot 100: The week’s most popular current songs across all genres, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen BDS, sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and streaming activity data from online music...

Photo and a Poem: April 13, 2018

Photo and a Poem: April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 Photo by Donna Pilkington The March for Life A Poem by Sheila Norris It was worth it standing and walking for hours in the midday sun, knees aching, feet numb,   It was worth it breathing in youthful energy dislodging despair, dismantling defeat.   It...

Staff Recommendations by Khristine Hopkins

Staff Recommendations by Khristine Hopkins

Here are six of our own Khristine Hopkins' all-time favorite books. Can't we talk about something more pleasant? , by Roz Chast Hilarious, heartbreaking, and uncomfortable all at the same time, this graphic novel / memoir by Roz Chast, chronicles the last years of her...

Billboard Hot 100: April 9, 2018

Billboard Hot 100: April 9, 2018

Each week, Billboard publishes the Hot 100: The week’s most popular current songs across all genres, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen BDS, sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and streaming activity data from online music...

New York Times Best Sellers Booklist: April 9, 2018

New York Times Best Sellers Booklist: April 9, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION THE DISAPPEARED by C.J. Box RED ALERT by James Patterson and Marshall Karp READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline CAMINO ISLAND by John Grisham THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION...

Photo and a Poem: April 6, 2018

Photo and a Poem: April 6, 2018

April 6, 2018 Photo by Jane Paradise Traveler A Poem by Jack Wesdorp Easter morning, April Fool's Day. This old guy in a John Deere cap parks at the pump, I heard him say, “Fill'er up, son, my rattletrap needs to get fed, and so do I. Can I buy some breakfast inside?”...

Billboard Hot 100: April 2, 2018

Billboard Hot 100: April 2, 2018

Each week, Billboard publishes the Hot 100: The week’s most popular current songs across all genres, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen BDS, sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and streaming activity data from online music...

Photo and a Poem: March 30, 2018

Photo and a Poem: March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018 Photo by Chris Steckel Thursday A Poem by Chris Steckel The raft is equipped With a wind-driven spinner Red metal fish At each end Representing the plan - A mobile of motion An air wall if you will - No more ducks No more gulls On the raft After the sun...

Billboard Hot 100: March 26, 2018

Billboard Hot 100: March 26, 2018

Each week, Billboard publishes the Hot 100: The week’s most popular current songs across all genres, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen BDS, sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and streaming activity data from online music...

Photo and a Poem: March 23, 2018

Photo and a Poem: March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 Photo by Stephen Borkowski Change - Change Makes Us Change A Poem by Jan Kelly The new moon A slim golden crescent So precise in all its rounded attributes Spiked to crescent form How can you balance In the frigid sky So far away So slim, just about...

Billboard Hot 100: March 19, 2018

Billboard Hot 100: March 19, 2018

Each week, Billboard publishes the Hot 100: The week’s most popular current songs across all genres, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen BDS, sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and streaming activity data from online music...

New York Times Best Sellers Booklist: March 19, 2018

New York Times Best Sellers Booklist: March 19, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION BURNS BRIGHT by Patricia Briggs THE ESCAPE ARTIST by Brad Meltzer CAMINO ISLAND by John Grisham THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah RED SPARROW by Jason Matthews COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION I'LL BE GONE IN...

Nan’s March Book Highlights

Nan’s March Book Highlights

There’s so much great stuff coming to the library in March, I thought I would just share my hold list, the things that I’m planning to read as soon as I can get my hands on them. Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon, by Catherine Hewitt Go back to the...

Billboard Hot 100: March 12, 2018

Billboard Hot 100: March 12, 2018

Each week, Billboard publishes the Hot 100: The week’s most popular current songs across all genres, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen BDS, sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and streaming activity data from online music...

New York Times Best Sellers Booklist: March 5, 2018

New York Times Best Sellers Booklist: March 5, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah FIFTY FIFTY by James Patterson and Candice Fox RED SPARROW by Jason Matthews THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A.J. Finn AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE by Tayari Jones COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK...