Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
While the following photo and excerpt are miles and years away, in some respects little has changed...
But to advocates for women’s welfare, it was crucial that farm women took time to read.
“Every women, no matter how hard she must work, must pause at times for recreation, even though it may be only an occasional evening or Sunday afternoon,” Dagney Hinderaker, a women’s club leader from Astoria, South Dakota, wrote. “They will be more refreshed and have more things to think about if they will sit down and read.” '
For the rest of librarian Lisa Lindell's article click here.
If you're looking for physical books while libraries are closed, our community partners at Johns Creek Books can help. The independent bookstore offers curbside pickup and is currently open for in-store shopping. Please visit their website for new hours and additional information.
Monday, May 25, 2020
Being outside is good for both our physical and mental health. With restrictions being lessened some and the unofficial start of summer, outdoor spaces filled to "BC" capacity this weekend. If this leaves you feeling uncomfortable, WildSam has curated a list of 50 books that will pull you into the landscapes of America - from the safety of a lawn chair on your deck or balcony.
by D.J. Waldie (1996)
“The critics of the suburbs say that you and I live narrow lives. I agree. My life is narrow. From one perspective or another, all our lives are narrow. Only when lives are placed side by side do they seem larger.”
Open Letter to Duke Class of 2020
Not All Right and That's OK
James Patterson is teaming up with Guns N' Roses for a children's picture book! The September release will “follow a child’s wondrous discovery that music is everywhere around us – from the gentle wind blowing through the bluest skies, to the fearful crash of the thunder and the rain”. Sweet Child O’Mine “celebrates love and music, and how they bring us together in the sweetest ways”.