Celebrating The Beatles

Our May 13th program of Beatlemania! had to be cancelled due to the library being closed. Please enjoy these Beatles resources available through our Digital Branch. How the Beatles Changed Read more...

Posted by on May 13, 2020

Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing by Kay Haring by Kay Haring

Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing is the story of the world famous pop artist. Written by his sister Kay Haring, the picture book takes a look at Read more...

Posted by on January 2, 2020

The Castle on Sunset : Life, Death, Love, Art, and Scandal at Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont by Shawn Levy

The Sunset Strip is famous in Los Angeles, but how much do we really know about one of its most iconic and storied buildings? From Jean Harlow’s taking of lovers, Read more...

Posted by on December 3, 2019

A Beginner’s Guide to Japan: Observations and Provocations by Pico Iyer

A Beginner’s Guide to Japan is not really a travel book. Since the author, Pico Iyer, is a renowned travel writer, you could be forgiven for thinking it would be. Read more...

Posted by on October 18, 2019

How to Survive a Horror Movie: All the Skills to Dodge the Kills by Seth Grahame-Smith

Written in a serious but over-the-top tone, readers will visit classic horror film tropes and get more than a few laughs along the way.

Posted by on September 9, 2019

Mary, Who Wrote Frankenstein by Linda Bailey

Bailey captures Mary’s unique spirit as she answers the question, “How does a story begin?” The gothic-style illustrations that Sardà creates sets a wonderful tone for the story, without appearing Read more...

Posted by on September 5, 2019

Middle-Earth: Journeys in Myth and Legend by Donato Giancola

Any fan of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, or art in general should flip through this book. The substantial size of the novel allows the reader Read more...

Posted by on July 2, 2019

Zach and Lucy and the Museum of Natural Wonders by Pifferson Sisters

Meet creative brother and sister duo, Zach and Lucy, whose escapades leave their neighbors curious, excited and maybe a little worried. The Pifferson Sisters and illustrator Mark Chambers have created Read more...

Posted by on September 12, 2018

The Apparitionists by Peter Manseau

Peter Manseau weaves an expert tale about the original spirit photographer William Mumler and his exploits in mid-19th century New York and Boston. The reader follows Mumler from his early Read more...

Posted by on February 28, 2018

Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza

As Chief Official White House photographer, Pete Souza accompanied President Obama every step of the way from inauguration day until the final moments when the president left the Oval Office Read more...

Posted by on January 24, 2018

Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction by Grady Hendrix

Horror in print has been plagued with the obscene for decades. From Satanic cults to Nazi leprechauns to a killer Santa Claus, no other genre has seen such fun filth Read more...

Posted by on January 15, 2018

Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems by Paul B. Janeczko

Firefly July not only has perfect poems for warm summer nights and sun-filled days, but can also help you escape the scorching heat as it travels through the seasons. Crispy, Read more...

Posted by on July 20, 2017

Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe

This richly textured biography shows more than how an artist came to be, but also how he works, creates, and embodies the beauty around us all.

Posted by on June 29, 2017

How To Build A Museum by Tonya Bolden

How To Build A Museum is a timely story of the creation, formation, and inner workings of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). A group of Read more...

Posted by on March 18, 2017

The 24-Hour Wine Expert by Jancis Robinson

From the title, it seems hard to believe that this slim volume can impart enough wine sense to place you as a “wine expert” in such a short time frame! Read more...

Posted by on February 14, 2017

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