books

Jul
08

7 Books to Help You Read Diversely

It’s important to stretch our boundaries and read authors outside of our usual picks. I think of it as reading harder. Instead of always picking up my go-to authors, sometimes, I step outside of which authors I usually read. It’s a great way to support and explore different cultures, beliefs and experiences. I’ve created a list of favorite books and authors that represent diverse perspectives.

By Laura | books
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Jul
06

Make Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Butter

Learn how to make Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Butter. This compound butter is simple to make and can be used on a wide variety of foods including bread, chicken, baked potatoes, pasta and veggies.

By Emily Wichman | books
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Jun
29

5 Fantastic Summer Staycation Reads

Take a book-based summer escape with five great staycation reads.

By Shayna Sherman | books
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Jun
24

Podcast: 6 books we’re reading now

Join us for the Booklovers Podcast video edition as we talk about 6 fantastic books that we’re reading and enjoying now.

By Laura | books
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Jun
23

Early literacy resources: Cat Literacy Kit

All 10 of our branches have a wonderful resource for little ones called literacy kits. They’re storytimes in a bag and they’re perfect when you’re on the go!

By staffwriter | books
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Jun
19

Antiracist Young Adults Recommendations

We have compiled lists of books for all ages of readers who seek to go beyond the awareness of racism and educate themselves to collectively contribute to an equal and just society.

By Andrea | books
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Jun
16

Antiracist Picture Book Recommendations for Children

Antiracist Picture Book Recommendations for Children

By Andrea | books
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Jun
13

Antiracist Book Recommendations for Middle Grade Readers

Continuing our recommendations of titles for those seeking to go beyond the awareness of racism and educate their families, the following list of books in our collection may be of interest to middle grade readers.

By Andrea | books
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