Has this ever happened to you? You walk in to the library, see all the rows of books and you are overwhelmed by the amount of books you will have to look through to find the one you want. Here’s some information that might just help you narrow down your choices very quickly. I recently read an article in Public Libraries magazine by Liz McLaine. She shared something that caught my eye.
If you are looking for a congenial group to discuss interesting books, you are welcome to join our book club. We meet the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am. Our selection for July is Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo*.
Have you ever wondered what the library staff reads? After all, we move hundreds of books every day and are the first to touch all of those wondrous new books. Do we select a book by reading the blurb on the back of the book? Do we receive inside information on great reads?
I don’t know about you but I get tired of cooking and eating the same old, same old week after week. As much as I enjoy dining out, it isn’t always the best choice for my budget. I decided to get creative and check out a cookbook at the MCPL Liberty Branch this week and plan at least three different meals to make for next week. My main problem will be choosing a cookbook to check out. Did you know there are over 2,000 titles at the Liberty branch alone?
Book Review: How To Sew a Button: and Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew
This is an excellent resource for those who are on their own for the first time or wanting to go back to the basics. This book teaches readers about things our grandmothers took for granted. Instructions on how to make gravy, how to can fruits, the proper way to iron a shirt or fold a fitted sheet are included along with many other forgotten tasks.
A good beach read is not necessarily great literature, but a fast paced, entertainng book that is easy to pack up with your sunscreen and beach towel. Try one of these the next time you head for the beach, lake, or swimming pool:
The world of Wonderland just gets curiouser and curiouser. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has been a smash hit every since its first publication in 1865 and such characters as the Mad Hatter, Cheshire C