Library Life Episode 221

Library Life January 2020

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • An overview of Chill Out, the 2020 Winter Reading Program, with this year’s theme focusing on relaxation, reading what you love, and cozy and fun prizes. The Winter Reading Program runs February 1-29.
  • An interview with CEO of Daly Investment Management, John Daly regarding the 2020 Financial Forecast and other insights on the economy and financial planning.
  • A glimpse into monthly teen crafting program, Make In Monday, and this month’s lesson on knitting and crocheting, where teens learned to make yarn succulents.
  • Adult Services Staff Recommendations are nonfiction books highlighting historical figures on the wrong side of the law: The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder that Shocked Jazz-Age America by Karen Abbott; The Girls of Murder City: Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired CHICAGO by Douglas Perry; Ballad of the Whiskey Robber: A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives, and Broken Hearts by Julian Rubinstein; Queen of Thieves: The True Story of “Marm” Mandelbaum and Her Gangs of New York by J. North Conway; Gentlemen Bootleggers: The True Story of Templeton Rye, Prohibition, and a Small Town in Cahoots by Bryce T. Bauer; and Empire of Deception: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation by Dean Jobb.
  • Youth Services Staff Recommendations think you should know all about these fearless women: Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo; Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling; I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Reader Edition) by Malala Yousafzai with Patricia McCormick; Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson; I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy; and Born to Fly: The First Women’s Air Race Across America by Steve Sheinkin.
  • Super Saturday: Ralph’s World Live!
  • Patron Interview: What is your favorite winter pastime, and why?