Recommendations from our staff on everything from A to Zed, with suggestions on your next great read, listen or movie to watch.
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche This bestseller explores love and identity with two protagonists from Nigeria. Ifemelu travels to America to continue her education, while Obinze [...]
If there is room in your heart and home for a cat, maybe June is a great time to act. It’s national adopt-a-shelter-cat month! Cedar Mill Community Library is located near a pet supply store named Pet Barn, which continually houses a cat up for adoption. A little feline fix is only a five minute walk away!
Join your neighbors for coffee and a chance to get that broken lamp (or whatever) fixed at the Repair Fair. It’s a free event that bring volunteers who like to fix things together with people who have broken items that need fixing. Bike safety checks will be offered as well.
Ever wondered where one might find a Cathedral of Junk? Perhaps you’d like to peer into the sealed Crypt of Civilization (which won’t open back [...]
Captain Antarès Bonnassieu and his small squadron of troops are almost home free. They have been on assignment in Afghanistan controlling and monitoring a valley [...]
I know you're itching for an update on my pal, the recently U.S. Avengerfied Squirrel Girl. Well, there's been a lot going on in her life, not least the aforementioned superteam-joining. She's had to navigate the pitch-black waters of online dating, taken her best friend on a trip to Canada, and hung out with Tony Stark more than is probably healthy for any person, super or not.
The Broadway musical Hamilton is about Alexander Hamilton, one of our founding fathers. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alex Lacamoire wrote a hip hop album about his life, from Alexander meeting his wife Eliza, the battle of Yorktown, writing The Federalist Papers, and much more. The songs are interesting, funny, entertaining, and addicting. The book Hamilton: The Revolution takes a look at how these composers wrote these songs, and how Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the lyrics.
The Neopolitan Novels - Elena Ferrante The four-book Neopolitan series, which begins with My Brilliant Friend, has gained so much popularity recently that it will be [...]