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Making a Book List…Checking it Twice

…by Nancy What to give?  What to read? Here are some ideas from well-known and less well-known sources: From Publisher’s Weekly From the NYT (10 best books of 2012) Not Enough? How about 100 NYT

New Puppet Theater for All!

…by Kris A rapt audience and an earnest performer enjoy the NEW puppet theatre in the  Children’s Library! Bring your imagination and join the fun…puppets and theater available all hours!

Want Some Pristine Books Practically Free?

…by Nancy Shop at the Library this weekend! It’s time for our annual Holiday Book Sale–lots of books for everyone at great prices. No parking hassles, no lines at the registers, and bargains you

You Can Fix the Future

…by Marcia David Brancaccio of PBS’s Marketplace and NOW spoke at the Library last night about his documentary called Fixing the Future, which explores a grass roots revolution to reinvent the

Hurricane Sandy Video and Reflection

…by Marcia As many of you know, the Library was packed last week! Here’s a short, unedited, video of the Children’s department on Halloween to give you an idea of what it was like. More than 4,000

Top Political Cartoonists on Video

Political cartoonists Matt Davies (who won a Pulitzer Prize) and Scott Stantis (Chicago Tribune) spoke at the Library about their craft. Liberal-leaning Davies lives locally; Conservative Stantis was

What Should I Read Next?

While the Library has become much more than a place to borrow books and movies, we continue to provide a service called Readers’ Advisory which is wildly popular. It’s like having a personal shopper

Do You Like Museum Shops?

The Library has new, museum-quality gifts in the store, near the Circulation Desk. One-of-a-kind handbags made from Children’s picture book pages, colorful wooden blocks, pretty jewelry made from soda