Library Life Episode 175

Library Life: March 2016

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • Highlights from Color Me Amazing, the adult program which reintroduces the joy of coloring with this relaxing and creative activity.
  • An interview with Financial Advisor Nancy Reiser, previewing the April 27 program Five Money Questions for Women where practical advice about taking stock of your own financial situation and goals is presented in a comfortable environment.
  • A visit to the Teen Open Lab: 3-D Printing where teens come to learn new technologies, like web-based Computer Aided Design (CAD) software to produce 3-D models of their unique project.
  • Adult Services Staff Recommendations include Economics and Superheroes with a twist: Super Freakonomics, by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner; The Big Squeeze, by Steven Greenhouse, Inside Straight, by George R.R. Martin; Superheroes, by John Varley; and The Pursuit of Other Interests by Jim Kokoris. Best Book Pick within this theme: The Adventures of Unemployed Man, by Erich Origen and Gan Golan.
  • Youth Services Best Book Recommendations: Water is Water, by Miranda Paul. Other nonfiction picture books include: Trombone Shorty, by Troy Andrews; I’m Trying to Love Spiders, by Bethany Barton; Gingerbread for Liberty, by Mara Rockliff; The Maine Coon’s Haiku, by Michael Rosen; and Winnie, by Sally M. Walker.
  • Mad Scientist Club Junior: We Can Dig It, the interactive and educational program that gets young patrons hooked on science through play-based learning and fun activities.
  • Patron Interview: What is your favorite aspect of this Library and why?