Talkin’ Turkey

This Thanksgiving, after everyone has caught up on the latest family doings, why not turn the conversation around to family history? If you will be dining with older family members, now is the time to ask them about their lives. Have a few open-ended questions ready to start the conversation and be ready to listen.…

Genre Study Favorite Books

Every month, the members of our Popular Services department get together for a “genre study” discussion. We go through book genres, like crime or historical fiction, pick representative authors, and then discuss their books. It’s not like a staff book club, though: we review the books with an eye toward recommending them to our patrons.…