Last week, I talked about two of the new databases we’ve recently added—AtoZ Food America and AtoZ World Food. Well, there’s one more new database I want to tell you about—AtoZ World Culture. Like the food databases, using this database is another Activity for Adult Summer Reading, so I wanted to make sure everyone has […]

Recently the library added two new databases that we think a lot of you will like—AtoZ World Food and AtoZ Food America. Both of these databases are full of great recipes and general food information, and they are also part of the Activity Badges that can be earned by Adults who sign up for Summer […]

In May, you have a chance to win a gift card if your read a book written by an author of Asian American or Pacific Islander Heritage. Below are some suggested titles put together by staff and using the NoveList database, which you can use as well here. Your selection for the drawing doesn’t need […]

Somehow, May is just a couple of days away, and while we all do our best to let that crazy notion sink in, I have some new lists to share. Below is just a taste of what’s coming for adults in fiction, nonfiction, large print, CDs, and DVDs. There’s some exciting stuff, like the fact […]

There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance. Pray you, love, remember. And there is pansies, that’s for thoughts…. There’s fennel for you, and columbines.—There’s rue for you, and here’s some for me. We may call it “herb of grace” o’ Sundays.—Oh, you must wear your rue with a difference.—There’s a daisy. I would give you some violets, […]

I’ll just go ahead and confess this right up front—Henry V is one of my favorite Shakespeare plays. It has incredible, rousing speeches (Once more unto the breach and Saint Crispin’s Day and all that), as well as one of the most famous nights before a battle ever committed to paper. And then there’s the […]

Out, damned spot! Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say good night till it be morrow. The lady doth protest too much, methinks. Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears. A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse! I could easily go on all day throwing out Shakespeare’s most famous quotes, and […]

At the end of this month, we will be celebrating Shakespeare Week by doing all things Shakespearean, including encouraging all of you to write a sonnet! How do you write a Shakespearean sonnet? Well, let me explain. Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate. Rough winds do […]

Welcome to April, a month when it still snows in Ohio. Sigh. But there are things to be happy about today, including a peek at all the new stuff coming this month. There are definitely some cookbooks I think folks will be excited about. (Two new America’s Test Kitchen books, anyone?) For fiction fans, there’s […]

Just forget about the rain outside and the predicted snow for tomorrow. Instead, envision Mr. Rogers’ smiling face inviting you to be his neighbor. Isn’t that beautiful? Many of you clearly think so, as our #LibraryMadness: Battle of TV Shows champ is Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Fred Rogers brought kindness and education to television for children […]