We include items from the Postal History Foundation Library's collection in our catalog thanks to a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA grant). Recognized as one of the most significant repositories of philatelic literature in the United States, the library houses a collection of over 30,000 books, journals, catalogs, photos, maps, and other reference items related to […]
Why not try gardening? Let's be honest, gardening in our locale can be a challenge. What should I add to the soil to make my roses bloom? How much water do tomato plants need? That's where Master Gardeners come in. Not only do they have naturally green thumbs, they have completed a 50-hour training course, a […]
Morbid? Check. Unusual? Check. Painstakingly perfect prose? Check. A memoir unlike any you've ever read? Absolutely. The Suicide Index by Joan Wickersham appealed to two very different sides of me: the one that loves catalogs (naturally, since I work at the library!), and the one that morbidly enjoys grief memoirs. In this National Book Award finalist, Wickersham crafts […]
Your Library Grants & Nonprofit Info Center at work! In the past two years, Edge High School, which primarily serves students living below the poverty line, has received 10 grants totaling over $65,000 by using resources provided by the library.
Koo is a charming panda bear who will melt your heart and tickle your funny bone in this very delightful first introduction into the Japanese form of poetry known as haiku. Hi, Koo! A Year of Seasons by author and illustrator, Jon J. Muth, captures the essence of each season with simple haiku and beautiful […]