Things just seem to go from bad to worse for Jamie Carpenter. In Will Hill’s latest Department 19 novel, The Rising, Jamie is coming to terms with the loss of his mentor as well as his mother, who has been turned into a vampire despite his best efforts.
Although it may sound like some kind of llama-like animal, OPAC is actually a library acronym that stands for Online Public Access Catalog. And if you’ve taken a look at our website in the last couple of weeks, you may have noticed some major changes to our online catalog. I’ve found these changes to be for the better and hope you do, too.
Earlier in the month, John Twelve Hawks’ The Traveler was the first book to pop into my head when National Get Caught Reading month was mentioned to me. The Chase by Clive Cussler was the second. I have to say, it has one of the most intriguing beginnings to a story.
That’s what I have been tempted to scream on numerous occasions as I try to learn yet another unfamiliar piece of technology. Even computer jargon can cause me an inordinate amount of stress. For example, the other day I kept encountering the term "hashtag." I thought to myself, "Great.
When my fiancé and I first started discussing where to go on our honeymoon this summer, I have to admit, I had very grand ideas. Finally, I had to narrow my focus and find somewhere close and not too overindulgent, since we have been putting a lot of money into our old farmhouse.
Young Adult Fiction for the Vampirically-Challenged
Hey, all you moms and dads out there! Are you tired of all the edgy young adult fiction? Try leaving vampires, zombies, and the apocalypse behind, and check out these realistic reads for young adults -- just in time to get your teen geared up for Summer Reading Program!
Finally! After a long winter, the sun is warm and the flowers are blooming. I start thinking of ways to spruce up my home and make it look fresh. Whether you want to do some major renovation project or simply update your decorations, the Library has plenty of resources for the die-hard do-it-yourselfer.
I'm a book buyer. I like to own my books and take them home and show them the proper love and attention that books ought to get.
While I do enjoy owning my books and often reread certain ones, I find that my bookshelves fill up so quickly. I have many friends that have the same problem, and since there is no better excuse to make room on a bookshelf than to fill it will more books, my friends and I have a creative solution for getting together and creating a little wiggle room on our shelves. We have book exchange parties.