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And the Winner Is: To Kill a Mockingbird!

The Great American read has come to a conclusion. The votes have been counted and the winner declared. "To Kill a Mockingbird," by Harper Lee, has been declare The Great American Read!


Hosting Gatherings at Your Home

'Tis the season for heading indoors for evenings with friends and family. This list of books will have your events running more smoothly and your guests having more fun. No matter if your invites go out by post, Facebook, or text message we’ve got you covered.


All Shades of Green 

These selections highlight hot topics in today's news: GMOs, organic foods, climate change, and more. Each of these titles outline a path to agricultural sustainability -- although they can take various routes to get there. Be prepared to experience new ideas with every turn of the page. 


Brainstorm: Books of puzzles, riddles, and games to stimulate your brain

Ongoing reasearch on dementia shows that mental stimulation--like challenging crosswords, math games, and logic puzzles--can help the brain stimulate connections between nerve cells and develop neural plasticity to defend against cell loss. The Library has many books of puzzles and games that can challenge your brain and have fun at the same time.


Fictional Bookstores

There is something about these bookstores that make me wish I could visit them myself. Their eccentric employees, cozy settings, and the descriptions of literature within them make the perfect setting to spend an afternoon.