Readers’ Advisory Tag

It’s hot outside! So stay in where it’s cool and read a book. July has a whole bunch of new books coming out that we are very excited about. Calling All Dog Lovers! David Rosenfelt’s latest Andy Carpenter mystery Bark of Night hits the shelves on July...

For your summer reading this year, consider borrowing one of these great science fiction novels from the library. Whether you enjoy futuristic or more modern sci-fi, picking up one of these books is a fun way to celebrate the summer reading program’s theme, “A Universe...

"What should I read next?" you ask. Don't worry! We've got you covered. Check our new service: May We Suggest  Next to each staff picture is a brief description of what we're reading or watching or listening to as well as some of our hobbies and interests. If...

Calling all readers! You'll love our latest digital addition: NoveList Plus! NoveList Plus is a large database of reading recommendations including reviews, lists, articles, and more. You can use NoveList to find read-alikes in both fiction and non-fiction for readers of all ages. NoveList also gives...

Did you know that September is National Honey Month? I didn't! But to celebrate, here are some children's books about bees. People have been fascinated by bees for millenia, and with good reason--they're pretty neat! Brilliant Bees by Linda Glaser (J 595.79) A Beekeeper's Year by Sylvia...

Children's: Smile & Sisters by Raina Telgemeier: Raina Telgemeier’s graphic novel memoirs are hugely popular, and it’s easy to see why. They’re hilariously funny (the sequences in Sisters with the family pets comes to mind), but they also show the trials and frustrations of growing up,...

During May 1, 2, and 3, there is an online campaign to promote diverse children's books. Everyone is welcome to participate! Here's what the organizers have to say: "Recently, there’s been a groundswell of discontent over the lack of diversity in children’s literature. The issue is...

This review was written by Lael, one of our friendly front desk clerks. The Program was written by Suzanne Young and released by Simon Pulse in the spring of 2013. The novel is set in dystopic future and features an odd love story filled with suicide,...

The New York Times, Kirkus--it seems like everyone has a Best of 2013 list out. Here are some of my top books from the past year. Picture books Mustache Baby by Bridget Heos and Joy Ang: Billy was born with a mustache. But will it be a...