Not too long ago, a staff discussion brought up the question "What was your favorite book when you were 12?" Our answers show our different personalities and how they were starting to emerge even at a young age.
With the decade of the eighties turning thirty in 2010, various eighties icons have published their memoirs. As they look back on their bad haircuts (i.e. mullets) and their bad fashions (i.e. leg warmers and Members Only jackets), you can, too.
The following is a sample of some of the eighties icons who have published their memoirs in 2010. All of the books are available at MCPL.
Have you ever wanted to make a toy for your child or grandchild? You can make a great toy by crocheting! I recently checked out A Zoo for You: 11 Animals to Crochet by Cynthia Harris. There was a giraffe that was too irresistible to pass up. The directions were easy to follow and it only took about a day to make. This perfect little guy would be a great toy for a baby or even a puppy.
Summer 2010 is the Summer of Books into Movies. Here are a few of the Hot Movies released this summer that were books FIRST! If you liked the movie, you should try the book! Visit our Based on the Book readers’ advisory section to view a list of over 1250 different books, novels, short stories, and plays that have been turned into movies.
These are the results of a short and totally, unscientific survey of the items Blue Ridge Branch staff members are in the process of reading. Mysteries dominate. Here are the answers to “what’s on your nightstand?”
“I’m not reading anything right now. I’m watching hunting videos!”
I have a confession. Until two weeks ago, I had never read Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. I was immediately captured by the characters and Austen’s view of society, manners, and marriage during the Regency period. Mr.
If Ernest Hemingway were alive today, he would be 111 years old! His birth anniversary is celebrated every year at the Hemingway Museum in Oak Park, Ill., the city of his birth. More information about this annual event is available at www.ehfop.org.