I Think That I Shall Never See…

At this time of year, beautiful green trees are a magnificent backdrop to our summer days. If you’re a tree-hugger, or just a nature enthusiast, you will enjoy some of our recent books about our wooden forest friends. Click on the title to find the book in our online catalog. More than Meets the EyeFinding…

It’s the Fourth of July

Fireworks, barbecues and picnics, parades…what’s all the fuss about? Here are some books and movies we’ve recently added to our shelves about the Revolutionary War. Click on the titles to check availability in our catalog. The Big Picture1774 : The Long Year of Revolution by Mary Beth NortonThe American Revolution : A World War edited…

Spy v. Spy

What’s with all the new nonfiction espionage books on the library shelves these days? Is it a plot? Keep your wits about you and click on the titles to check availability in our catalog. BiographiesAgent Sonya: Moscow’s Most Daring Wartime Spy by Ben MacintyreAtomic Spy: The Dark Lives of Klaus Fuchs by Nancy Thorndike GreenspanCode…

Jean’s Pick of the Week: Empire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe

There are family secrets, and then there are family secrets of the Sackler variety: obfuscations that span years, decades, and even generations; the ramifications of which irrevocably changed the pharmaceutical industry, indirectly led to the opioid crisis in America, claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, and shattered families of all racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. These…