Women of Cook Library

We celebrate Women’s History Month and Cook Library’s Centennial by looking at the women who were key to the founding of the library and its early days. Local History Librarian Jenny Barry shares the stories of Emily Barrows Cook, Mabel MacGuffin, Norma Lee Peck, Clara Colby, Laura Taylor, August Lovell, and more. Keep checking the…

Raft of Stars by Andrew Graff

When 10-year-old Fish shoots the abusive father of his best friend Bread, the two boys go on the run in a vast forest outside the small northern Wisconsin town of Claypot. Four adults have gone after them: Cal, the sheriff, a recent transplant from Texas; Teddy, Fish’s grandpa, a tough Korean War vet and farmer;…

A Good Sport, a Good Book

These days it seems like every sport is in the news: college basketball and March Madness; professional hockey, basketball, baseball’s spring training…even golf and football pop up now and then. Cook Library has plenty of new sports books to inspire and entertain you. Click on the titles below to check availability in our online catalog.…