Monthly Archives: May 2016

In Honor of Katherine Dunn

…why not read Geek Love for your next book group gathering? http://wordbookstores.tumblr.com/post/144300704678/remembering-katherine-dunn

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Dames Who Draw: An A-Z of Graphic Novels by Women

http://cheshirelibrary.tumblr.com/post/142414610849/anya-to-zombies-an-alphabet-of-26-graphic-novels See what we have on our shelves! (I personally recommend #2, #4, & #16, all of which have been made into some pretty superb movies, too: #2, #4, & #16.)

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Looking Forward to Summer… Reading!

Ah, summer. The time for doing all the things you’re too swamped to do the rest of the year. Reading included! http://bookriot.tumblr.com/post/144158805963/in-which-wallace-tells-you-three-books-she-is Search the catalog to place your holds. And remember, this past Saturday, SLPL was happy to ring the … Continue reading

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“The Man Book Club”: Yea or Nay?

Some choice tidbits: Perhaps because participation in reading groups is perceived as a female activity, some all-male book clubs have an outsize need to proclaim the endeavor’s masculinity. In addition to going by the name the Man Book Club, for … Continue reading

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National Readathon Day!!!

Today is National Readathon Day! And the first day of the library’s Summer Reading program — so what better day to sign up for Summer Read, and then do some wonderful reading! Now, National Readathon Day does have a fundraising … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Summer Reading – Starting Tomorrow!!!

The library’s Summer Reading program kicks off on Saturday, May 21st!! We have reading clubs for all ages, and the programs all run from May 21 to July 30, 2016. This year’s theme is Worlds of Wonder, because the St. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day

So Independent Bookstore Day was last month. And we missed it. But… why not go out and support a local favorite anyway? Subterranean, Left Bank, The Book House. Until then, I invite you to check out (print out, cut out) … Continue reading

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This Month: Listen Up!

As you know, this month on Central Library’s Goodreads group, we’re talking about listening. Specifically, audiobooks. There’s still time to fit in a May audiobook, and Book Riot has this great post about audiobooks read by their authors. Included are … Continue reading

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Thinking of crossing over?

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The Cartography of Fiction

Get ready for Central Library’s upcoming display of literary maps (set to grace the Great Hall June 11th) with this series from University Book Store: http://universitybookstore.tumblr.com/post/142351946945/a-fourth-collection-of-literary-maps-kenilworth See the first three collections here (and get your hands on the books they … Continue reading

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