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

  • Schneider vs Bax

Film Club: Schneider vs. Bax (Netherlands)

February 20, 2017|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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.

  • Literary Songs

Literary Songs

February 1, 2017|0 Comments

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

Be ready to file! Recent changes in IRS rules may affect you. Find out how at http://irs.gov/GetReady. Highlights in IRS policy changes include: Use 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 [...]

Library Rhythm/Drum Circle

January 20, 2017|Comments Off on Library Rhythm/Drum Circle

You're invited to join the library's Feel the Rhythm Community Drum Circle. Develop your rhythmic abilities while strengthening the group as a whole. Come join [...]

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New Classical Music for the new year

January 20, 2017|Comments Off on New Classical Music for the new year

We have several new CDs in our classical music section that represent some of the best recordings from 2016.  Take a look and place a [...]