A listing of books, movies and music created just for you by our librarians.  Check back frequently to see if we’ve added anything new!  

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April Booklists

Biographies: The Ultimate Self-Help Tool

If you are feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders, read the story of someone else who has been there.

Literary Bad Boys

Heathcliffe, Draco Malfoy, Holden Caulfield, Gatsby? The more tortured, the better.  Check out the newest crop of bad boys sure to make your list.

Well Done, Sister Suffragette

We've compiled a list of powerful women who helped fight for women's rights.

Move over Binge Watching

... because it's time for some binge-reading. Start some book series that you might want to race through the same way you raced through the last season of Game of Thrones.

March Booklists

The City of Lights: Paris in Books

We may not be able to bring you to Paris but we can bring Paris to you. The following new books all take place in the City of Lights. Enjoy your virtual trip!

Books to Make You Think about the way you think

Reflecting on our beliefs and motives, decisions and reactions,  helps us grow. Here are a few titles from the arenas of Human and Social Behavior that offer insight into our psyches.

Beyond Bond

Ian Fleming left us too early, but his legacy lives on in his most famous character: Bond. James Bond. In honor of Fleming, we found some books which continue his that legacy and go “beyond Bond”—to pick out other books starring secret agents.

Living Dangerously in haunted houses

From classic haunted mansions to contemporary apartment complexes, we have gathered up 8 of the best haunted house stories to make you think twice before signing a mortgage! 

February Booklists

Jury Duty Reading List

Whatever your viewpoint on jury duty, what better way to prepare for a possibly long day than to ensure you have sufficient reading material to pass the time? Have you been summoned to appear in court? Stop by your local library before reporting for duty!

A brief history of gothic horror

The battle between humanity and unnatural forces of evil (sometimes man-made, sometimes supernatural) within an oppressive, inescapable, and bleak landscape is considered to be the true trademark of a gothic horror novel. 

Predicting the Future

What will the next decade, century, or millennium look like? Although no one knows for sure, many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.

The top checkouts of 2018

The list of our top checkouts is always a fascinating look at the diversity of our township, and at what books resonate with the most people.