Readers’ Advisory Tag

February is Black History Month! This is usually a time to read about the historic accomplishments and contributions made by Black people in medicine, culture, science, business, and social justice. It's also a time to learn about the struggles they faced due to slavery, and...

It’s January! Which means cold weather, gusty wind, and snow that would have been magical in December, but is now completely gross. It’s so easy to get the winter blues this time of year. But fear not! The library has the perfect solution! Take a look...

While 2020 has undoubtedly been a strange year, the Youth Services staff have found some comfort in a good book. Here are a few favorites that we’ve read this year! Check out any of the books below by clicking on the titles to place a...

New Year, New Challenge! Tis the season to work on reading resolutions! As 2021 approaches, library staff are already thinking about their To Be Read (TBR) lists. If you are also planning what you want to read, check out this master list of 2021 Reading Challenges!...

Celebrate families near and far with one of these great picture books from PGTPL!  The Family Book by Todd Parr   One Family by George Shannon   Two Is Enough by Janna Matthies   We Belong Together: a Book about Adoption and Families by Todd Parr   The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffmann   Families...

It’s the dead of October, and for many of us, that means that the time has never been better to curl up and watch some scary movies. Rotten Tomatoes has recently updated their list of the 200 best horror movies ever, and we think that...

Banned Books Week is September 27 - October 3! This annual, week-long event created by the American Library Association celebrates the freedom to read by spreading awareness of the harms of censorship. People are encouraged to get involved and continue the fight for free expression,...

Like a bubbly glass of champagne (or sparkling apple cider if you prefer)...

Survival stories cover a wide range of topics. They could focus on a school trip gone wrong, a plane crash in the Amazon, or winning over your kidnappers. In these five novels, the characters must overcome the odds stacked against them in order to make...

This is romantic comedy done right! If you are a fan of rom coms, go straight to Libby and check out Sophie Kinsella’s books. If you don’t usually read romantic comedies, please hear me out. I think I can convince you to give her a shot. Sophia...

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