Several of us on staff listen to podcasts and love to talk about them, so we thought we'd share some of our favorites with you.
The Adventure ZoneThree adult brothers and their father play Dungeons and Dragons together. Hilarity ensues. It’s silly, light, and enjoyable even for people who have never played D&D.
The BugleComedians John Oliver (from Last…
Here's what our staff's recommending:
Rosanne Rosella, Clerk/Bookkeeper/Adult Programmer
Double Fudge Brownie Murder by Joanne Fluke"Funny with a twist."
Miss Julia series by Ann B. Ross"Lighthearted and fun."
Kristen Shepherd, Clerk
Letters of Note: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider AudienceKristen says this collection of letters from the web site is easy to delve in and out of.…
It’s been two months since the Serial podcast ended, and there’s no date in sight for season two. If you have a Serial-shaped hole in your life, here are a few podcasts, movies, television shows, and books that might fill the space.
Love + Radio“From PRX’s Radiotopia, Nick van der Kolk’s Love + Radio features in-depth, otherworldly-produced…
If you're looking for a good novel, try one of these suggestions from our staff:
Annalise Ammer, Children's Librarian
Big Little Lies by Liane MoriartyAnnalise calls it "funny and mysterious."
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline "Fascinating--sucks you in. Super-detailed."
Lynn Neill, Clerk Extraordinaire
Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult Lynn says it's different. Delicious! by Ruth Reichl "Interesting, funny."
Virgina Cooper, Adult…
We've posted the agenda for the library board meeting that will be taking place this Wednesday, March 11 at 6:15pm in our Community Room. Library board meetings are open to the public.
Best wishes, Adrienne FurnessDirector
I went around the library the other day asking staff if they've read a good book lately. Here's what they're recommending:
Jen Barth, Adult Services Librarian
Through the Woods by Emily CarrollJen says it's super-creepy and sticks with you. Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher"A sarcastic series of letters of recommendation."
Nancy Maxwell, AV Librarian
All the Light We Cannot See…
Timothy Chapman grew up on the West Side of Rochester, attending various schools in the Greece and Churchville-Chili school districts. As a youth, he would preview and recommend young adult books for his grandmother, the head librarian for the Ogden Farmers’ Library and the Church librarian for the Spencerport Wesleyan Church. After graduating from Churchville-Chili High School, Tim attended college…
101 Kids Activities that Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever!: The Entertainment Solution for Parents, Relatives & Babysitters by Holly Homer
Box!: Castles, Kitchens, and Other Cardboard Creations for Kids by Noel MacNeal
The Good Sleeper: the Essential Guide to Sleep for Your Baby--and You by Janet Kennedy
Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World by Gary…
A year and a half ago, I received an invitation to serve on the 2015 Caldecott Medal Selection Committee. The Caldecott is one of the most prestigious and well-known prizes in children's literature, awarded every year to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book. The Caldecott has recognized enduring classics like Make Way for Ducklings, Read More
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