The LEGO Story: How a Little Toy Sparked the World’s Imagination
Celebrating 90 years of bricks and mini figs!
Inventors and Scientific Pioneers
Be curious about the world around you! Celebrate Kid Inventors’ Day on January 17 with these books about inventors, inventions, and pioneering scientists – all great for reading aloud. Awesome Read more...
Posted by Kristi M. on January 13, 2022
Juneteenth: A Collection of Films Available in Kanopy
Enjoy this selection of films made available by our partner, Kanopy, as we observe Juneteenth.
Posted by Alex C. on June 19, 2021
A Century of Reading: The 1940s
The defining event of the 1940s was, undoubtedly, World War II. These books offer insights into the lives, struggles, and triumphs of various people who lived through the war, both Read more...
Posted by Adult Services on June 14, 2021
A Century of Reading: The 1930s
For the 1930s, we've highlighted a selection of titles to highlight the ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment to the U.S. Constitution otherwise known as the repeal to Prohibition!
Posted by Adult Services on June 5, 2021
Hobbies for the Holidays
Time off, whether it's for school breaks, shutdowns, or much needed R&R, is a great time to explore your interests or pick up something new. With this list of instructional Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on December 22, 2020
Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
Killers of the Flower Moon is the tragic, and mostly untold, history of the killing of many Osage Indians in the early 20th century. During this time, the Osage were Read more...
Posted by Adult Services on November 10, 2020
The Castle on Sunset : Life, Death, Love, Art, and Scandal at Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont
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 Adult Services on December 3, 2019
They Shall Not Grow Old
The viewer watches as the British army march through the muck and stare at the camera as if it were some alien object, the likes of which they truly had Read more...
Women Who Launched the Computer Age
In this, one of many books in a nonfiction series that follows industry trailblazers, Calkhoven gives an in depth introduction of the six women first involved in the ENIAC project Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on August 23, 2018
How to Change Your Mind
How to Change Your Mind is a methodical, straight-laced dive into psychedelic research without the “counterculture baggage”. In his newest book, Michael Pollan takes a historical and experiential approach to Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on June 12, 2018
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 Book Rex on February 28, 2018
A History of Civilization in 50 Disasters
Whether you want to stock up on fun facts or get a head start on that history or social studies report, A History of Civilization in 50 Disasters could be Read more...
Should horseless carriages be powered by electricity, steam engines, or gasoline? An odd question today, but at the dawn of the 20th century it was a very real debate. Even Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on May 4, 2017
How To Build A Museum
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 Book Rex on March 18, 2017