Jo’s Pick of the Week: Conjure Women by Afia Atakora

The intertwined relationships of a slave girl, her mother, and a plantation owner’s daughter are at the heart of this transporting debut novel. Conjure Women by Afia Atakora alternates between Slaverytime in 1854 and Freedomtime in 1867. In Slaverytime, May Belle is a midwife and healer among the plantation’s slaves, but also is known for…

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10 Movies to Stream on Hoopla Right Now

Many of us find ourselves with a lot more time at home these days. Why not use that time to explore one of the library’s best digital resources – hoopla! Audiovisual librarian Becky King and host Nate Gass each share their Top 5 hoopla movie recommendations. Dive into hoopla right now Don’t have a library…

Mark’s Creepy Picks: Lack of Focus?

Is lack of focus getting in the way of your reading? Maybe it is adjustment to the “new normal” or perhaps it is exhaustion from taking on the roles of parent, teacher, and playmate for the kids in your house. I’m right there with you, but there is some content that I’ve been enjoying while…