Andrea’s Pick of the Week: Dear Mrs. Bird by AJ Pearce

In 1940 London, as the German army mercilessly bombs the city, young Emmy Lake takes a job at a women’s magazine for the advice columnist Henrietta Bird. Large and intimidating, the elderly Mrs. Bird brooks no complaints and does not accept any letters that involve “Unpleasantness.” Her list of unacceptable topics is extensive, covering anything…

The 10 Most Popular Lynda.com Courses in June

In this day and age, it is difficult for the average person to keep up with the fast-paced world of apps and tech. Luckily, our lovely patrons have access to a website that provides courses ranging from animation to the web! This wonderful website is called Lynda and all one needs to access it is…

The More Things Change…

Last week I celebrated 30 years working at Cook Memorial Public Library. Wow, where did the time go? I spent some time thinking about all the changes that have taken place in those years, one of which was my becoming interested in genealogy and taking responsibility for the genealogy collection and programs at the library—alongside…