Month: November 2016

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Library Life Episode 183

Library Life: November 2016

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • A front row seat to hear Las Guitarras de España and Flamenco Ensemble, as part of the 2016 Cultural Series Festival Night, which features Spain.
  • An interview with author, speaker and journalist John Wasik, previewing his upcoming program; Lightning Strikes: Tesla, Creativity, and the Soul of Innovation on November 22.
  • A peek inside the Kindergarten Clubhouse, the monthly program where students come to the Library after school for stories, songs, crafts, and snacks.
  • Youth Services Best Book Recommendations: Milo Spek, Accidental Agent, by Linda Urban. Other fantasy books with a side of humor include: My Diary from the Edge of the World, by Jodi Lynn Anderson; The Menagerie, by Tui T. & Kari H. Sutherland; Small Persons with Wings, by Ellen Booraem; The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom, by Christopher Healy; and Only You Can Save Mankind, by Terry Pratchett.
  • Adult Services Staff Recommendations include social commentaries dealing with time travel: The Man Who Folded Himself, by David Gerrold; Kindered, by Octavia E. Butler; The Time Traveler’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger; Outlander, by Diana Gabaldon; and The Alienist, by Caleb Carr. Best Book Pick within this theme: Time and Again, by Jack Finney.
  • A preview of the upcoming annual Library event, The Prospect Madrigal Holiday Concert, on December 5, along with an interview with Jennifer Troiano, Prospect High School Choir Director.
  • Patron Interview: What is your favorite holiday song and why?