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Weekly Waitlist: September 19, 2021

Find books to read while you wait for LA Weather, The Arabesque Table, and more!


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Do you have teen spirit?

Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was released 30 years ago. This list of books, music, streaming video is inspired by my days in the 90s.

Queer Latinx Books

¡Feliz Mes de la Cultura! Spend Hispanic Heritage Month celebrating both your Latinx and queer identities with help from these books.

It's wild! Incredible wildlife photography

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, organized by the Natural History Museum in London, has been released. They're amazing!

Lit Hub says you should read these

"Satisfaction guaranteed—or your money back," according to Literary Hub staff

Teen book review: The Impostor Queen

Fine has brought a delightful and entertaining story to the table. I will definitely be picking up the sequel.


The Before Columbus Foundation has announced the 2021 American Book Award recipients. Find them at your library!

Quirky, loveable, memorable

To celebrate National Grandparent's Day on September 13th, here are some books and movies featuring unforgettable grandparents.

Weekly Waitlist: September 12th, 2021

Check out books to read now while waiting on your hold for People We Meet On Vacation, Velvet Was the Night, and more!

Nothin' but a hound dog

It's been 65 years since Elvis made his 1st appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. Here are books & movies featuring The King of Rock and Roll.

Home sweet home

Recently obsessed with Cheap Old Houses, I thought it'd be fun to list books in which grand houses are as essential as human characters.

It's Suicide Prevention Week

National Suicide Prevention Week is an annual campaign to inform people about suicide prevention and the warning signs of suicide.

September 11: a Tribute

Commemorating this tragic event that happened 20 years ago.

Abuzz about honey

Did you know it takes 22,700 bees to fill a single jar of honey? Learn more about these captivating creatures and the fruits of their labor.

Global Warming Solutions Act

CA's Global Warming Solutions Act places caps on carbon dioxide & other greenhouse gases. Learn more about climate change & global warming.

Not Going Gently Into That Good Night

September is Healthy Aging Month! Embrace it with gusto, humor and courage. There are many ways to healthy aging. May you find a new one.
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