Library Life: July 2015
This episode of Library Life includes:
- Highlights from DIY Bicycle Repair & Maintenance, a Reduce Your Waste Line program where staff from Prospect Bikes and Trains educate patrons about bicycle upkeep and care to ensure a safe ride.
- An interview with Musical Biographer, Susan Benjamin, who previews her July 30 program, Harold Arlen: Beyond the Rainbow, detailing the personal story of the composer and musician who contributed greatly to the American Songbook.
- Creative designers building take-home pieces in Teen Open Creation: Music Making, where teens are given the supplies and instruction to create one-of-a-kind items.
Adult Services Staff Recommendation includes book that intertwine fantasy indulges with personal revelations: A Vintage Affair, by Isabel Wolff; The Sugar Queen, by Sarah Addison Allen; Chocolat, by Joanne Harris; Lucia, Lucia, by Adriana Trigiani; Sweetshop of Dreams, by Jenny Colgan; and Best Book Pick: The Dress Shop of Dreams, by Menna van Praag.
Youth Services Best Book Recommendation: Dory Fantasmagory, by Abby Hanlon. Other beginner chapter books include: I Don’t Believe it, Archie, by Andrew Norris; Archie Takes Flights, by Wendy Mass; Tales of Bunjitsu Bunny, by John Himmelman; Princess in Black, by Shannon & Dean Hale; and The Chicken Squad, by Doreen Cronin.
Scenes from Super Saturday: Super Stolie, the show that rocked the house celebrating language and music, while encouraging the audience to get up and dance and be silly in front of others.
Patron Interview: Who is your favorite composer of popular music and why?