Recommendations from our staff on everything from A to Zed, with suggestions on your next great read, listen or movie to watch.

  • Talking as Fast as I Can

Lauren Graham: Talking as Fast as She Can

February 27, 2017|0 Comments

Best known for her turns as Lorelai Gilmore on Gilmore Girls and Sarah Braverman on Parenthood, actor Lauren Graham's new book Talking as Fast as I [...]

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Launchpad Tablets – Lessons & Games for Everyone!

February 23, 2017|Comments Off on Launchpad Tablets – Lessons & Games for Everyone!

We have a new collection at Cedar Mill Libraries - Launchpads! These electronic tablets are pre-loaded with lessons and games for kids, teens, and adults. [...]

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Film Club: Schneider vs. Bax (Netherlands)

February 20, 2017|Comments Off on Film Club: Schneider vs. Bax (Netherlands)

What is it about witty sociopaths that we find so irresistible in crime thrillers? If you enjoyed Pulp Fiction and Fargo, you’ll find Schneider vs [...]

Falling in Love with Oregon

February 14, 2017|Comments Off on Falling in Love with Oregon

Oregon turns 158 years old this Valentine's Day. Celebrate Oregon's statehood by delving into a book that captures it's unique history and sense of [...]

  • Krazy: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White

George Herriman (and Krazy Kat): A Life in Black and White

February 7, 2017|Comments Off on George Herriman (and Krazy Kat): A Life in Black and White

One of the most underappreciated comic strips of the early 20th Century, Krazy Kat (1913-1944) and its ineffable charms are celebrated in Krazy: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White. This new biography of cartoonist Herriman by Michael Tisserand explores questions of identity (particularly racial) as seen through the prism of Herriman's cartoon masterpiece and through Herriman's own life.

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Literary Songs

February 1, 2017|Comments Off on Literary Songs

Have you ever heard a song and thought that the story sounded familiar? Or read a book and a tune popped into your head? Many [...]

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Tax Time: Tools for Filing

January 26, 2017|Comments Off on Tax Time: Tools for Filing

As always, Cedar Mill Libraries staff are ready to help you find the tax publications you need. Here are some useful links to get a [...]

Film Club: Men Go To Battle (U.S.A.)

January 23, 2017|Comments Off on Film Club: Men Go To Battle (U.S.A.)

I really looked forward to watching and writing about this month's Film Club feature, Men Go To Battle. Now that I find myself here at my [...]