Month: August 2017

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Library Life Episode 192

Library Life: August 2017

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Uncovering household treasures and their value during What’s it Worth?
  • An interview with musical biographer Susan Benjamin about her program, Mary Martin: She Had to Crow.
  • Marble Machine Mayhem creative fun with young adult patrons.
  • Adult Services Staff Recommendations include books featuring supernatural crime agents: London Falling, by Paul Cornell; The Troupe, by Robert Jackson Bennett; Alif the Unseen, by G. Willow Wilson; Borderline, by Mishell Baker; and Angelmaker, by Nick Harkaway. Best Book Pick within this theme: The Rook, by Daniel O’Malley.
  • Youth Services Best Book Recommendations: The Inquisitor’s Tale, by Adam Gidwitz. Other books set in Medieval Times: The Midwife’s Apprentice, by Karen Cushman; Crispin: The Cross of Lead, by Avi; Will in Scarlet, by Matthew Cody; The Seeing Stone, by Kevin Crossley-Holland; and Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village, by Laura Amy Schlitz.
  • Animal Coverings with River Trails Nature Center at South Branch.
  • Patron Interview: What is your favorite aspect of autumn and why?