Library Life Episode 161

Library Life: January 2015

This episode of Library Life includes:

A Summary of Get Wrapped Up in Reading winter reading program. An interview with Home and Business Organizer, Amber Sanchez, detailing her recommendations for organizing your home, including her 4-step process featured in the February 3 program: Overcoming Organizing Obstacles.

Highlights from Instant Recess, the program designed to introduce activity breaks during the day to increase energy levels and encourage a healthy lifestyle.

Adult Services Staff Book Recommendation includes books with eccentric characters in grand settings: The Last Summer of the Camperdowns, by Elizabeth Kelly; Bellweather Rhapsody, by Kate Racculia; Rooms, by Lauren Oliver; A Sudden Light, by Garth Stein; An Evening of Long Goodbyes, by Paul Murray; and best book pick: The Hundred-Year House by Rebecca Makkai.

Youth Services Best Book Recommendation: Zane and the Hurricane, by Rodman Philbrick. Other tragedies of Hurricane Katrina books include: Ninth Ward, by Jewel Parker Rhodes: Saint Louis Armstrong Beach, by Brenda Woods; Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere, by Julie T. Lamana; I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005, by Lauren Tarshis; and Buddy, by M.H. Herlong.

Insights into music, games and stories by award winning songwriter, Jim Gill during his Super Saturday program where children and adults engage in play together and sing along during his lively performance.

Patron Interview: What is your 2015 New Year’s resolution?