Enjoy hearing about new books or want to share what you loved about the last book you read? Come to this relaxed meetup to talk about what you are reading. This is an open conversation and staff will provide additional reading recommendations.
What 2016 picture book had the best art of the year? We've pulled the top titles getting buzz for the 2017 Caldecott Award, and want to hear what you think. Browse through them all and defend your favorites. Do you agree with the librarians' picks? See if your favorite wins the real award on Monday, January 23. Best for kids 5+.
In "Evicted: Poverty and Profit In The American City," Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond's takes us into the lives of eight struggling families in Milwaukee. Learn about their struggles and the human cost that evictions can have.
Dark Matter, by Blake Crouch, is a mind-bending, relentlessly paced science-fiction thriller, in which an ordinary man is kidnapped, knocked unconscious--and awakens in a world inexplicably different from the reality he thought he knew.
In this striking literary debut, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely people become the unlikeliest of friends and find that sometimes you don't know you've lost someone until you've found them. Tell The Wolves I'm Home
Author Toni Morrison has taken readers on journeys steeped in history and the human condition. Whether found on a southern plantation or navigating urban cities during the Harlem renaissance, her characters are dynamic and at the same time often flawed. Please bring along comments and questions about your favorite Morrison novels and join us for a discussion of some of Ms.