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100 books, 1 winner! Starting on May 22, PBS is putting on The Great American Read, encouraging people all across the country to vote on their favorite novels to decide what is the best book in the U.S. 

We've got all 100  here for you, in case you need to catch up on anything.

1984
George Orwell
FIC Orw
Looking For Alaska
John Green
YA FIC Gre
A Confederacy Of Dunces
John Kennedy Toole
FIC Too
Memoirs Of A Geisha
Arthur Golden
FIC Gol
A Game Of Thrones
George R. R. author Martin
FIC Mar
Moby Dick
Herman Melville
FIC Mel
A Prayer For Owen Meany
John Irving
FIC Irv
One Hundred Years Of Solitude [Large Print]
Gabriel García Márquez
LP FIC Gar
A Separate Peace
John Knowles
FIC Kno
Outlander : A Novel
Diana Gabaldon
FIC Gab
A Tree Grows In Brooklyn [Audiobook]
Betty Smith, Anna Fields
FIC Smi
Prelude To Foundation
Isaac Asimov
FIC Asi
Alice's Adventures In Wonderland ; And, Through The Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There
Lewis Carroll, Tan Lin, John Tenniel, Lewis Carroll
J FIC Car
The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer
Mark Twain, Claude Lapointe
J FIC Twa
Along Came A Spider [Audiobook]
James Patterson, Charles Turner (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Firm), Blackstone Audio
FIC Pat
The Alchemist [Large Print]
Paulo Coelho
LP FIC Coe
Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
FIC Adi
The Book Thief
Markus Zusak
YA FIC Zus
And Then There Were None
Agatha Christie
FIC Chr
The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao
Junot Díaz
FIC Dia
Anne Of Green Gables
L. M. (Lucy Maud) Montgomery
J FIC Mon
The Call Of The Wild ; And, White Fang
Jack London, Delos Banning. ill McKown, Jack London
FIC Lon
Another Country [Audiobook]
James Baldwin, Dion Graham
FIC Bal
The Catcher In The Rye
J. D. (Jerome David) Salinger
FIC Sal
Atlas Shrugged
Ayn Rand
FIC Ran
The Clan Of The Cave Bear
Jean M Auel
FIC Aue
Beloved [Large Print]
Toni Morrison
LP FIC Mor
The Coldest Winter Ever
Sister Souljah
FIC Sou
Bless Me, Ultima
Rudolfo A Anaya
FIC Ana
The Color Purple
Alice Walker
FIC Wal
Catch-22
Joseph Heller
FIC Hel
The Count Of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas, Peter Washington
FIC Dum
Charlotte's Web [Audiobook]
E. B. White
J FIC Whi
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time [Audiobook]
Mark Haddon, Jeff Woodman
FIC Had
Crime And Punishment
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Constance Garnett
FIC Dos
The Da Vinci Code [Large Print]
Dan Brown
LP FIC Bro
Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Edith Grossman
FIC Cer
The Giver [Large Print]
Lois Lowry
JLP FIC Low
Dune [Large Print]
Frank Herbert
LP FIC Her
The Godfather
Mario Puzo
FIC Puz
Fifty Shades Of Grey
E. L James
FIC Jam
The Grapes Of Wrath
John Steinbeck
FIC Ste
Flowers In The Attic
V. C. Andrews
FIC And
The Great Gatsby [Large Print]
F. Scott Fitzgerald
LP FIC Fit
Frankenstein
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Philippe Munch
FIC She
The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood
FIC Atw
Ghost [Audiobook]
Jason Reynolds, Guy Lockard, narrator
J FIC Rey
The Help [Large Print]
Kathryn Stockett
LP FIC Sto
Gilead
Marilynne Robinson
FIC Rob
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
Douglas Adams
FIC Ada
Gone Girl : A Novel
Gillian Flynn
FIC Fly
The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins
YA FIC Col
Gone With The Wind.
Margaret Mitchell
FIC Mit
The Hunt For Red October
Tom Clancy
FIC Cla
Great Expectations [Audiobook]
Charles Dickens, John Rafter Lee
FIC Dic
The Intuitionist : A Novel
Colson Whitehead
FIC Whi
Gulliver's Travels
Jonathan Swift, Michael Seidel
FIC Swi
The Joy Luck Club
Amy Tan
FIC Tan
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone
J. K Rowling, Jim (Illustrator) Kay
J FIC Row
The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe
C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis, Pauline Baynes
J FIC Lew
Hatchet
Gary Paulsen
J FIC Pau
The Little Prince
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Katherine Woods
J FIC Sai
Heart Of Darkness
Joseph Conrad, J. H. (John Henry) Stape
FIC Con
The Lord Of The Rings
J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien
FIC Tol
Invisible Man.
Ralph Ellison
FIC Ell
The Lovely Bones
Alice Sebold
FIC Seb
Jane Eyre
Charlotte Brontë, New York Public Library
FIC Bro
The Martian [Audiobook] : A Novel
Andy Weir, R. C. Bray
FIC Wei
Jurassic Park
Michael Crichton
FIC Cri
The Notebook
Nicholas Sparks
FIC Spa
Left Behind [Audiobook]: A Novel Of The Earth's Last Days/ Tim Lahaye & Jerry B. Jenkins.
Tim. 1926-2016 LaHaye, Richard Ferrone, Jerry B Jenkins
FIC LaH
The Outsiders
S. E Hinton
YA FIC Hin
Little Women [Audiobook]
Louisa May Alcott, Susie Berneis
FIC Alc
The Picture Of Dorian Gray
Oscar Wilde, Tony Ross
FIC Wil
Lonesome Dove
Larry McMurtry
FIC McM
The Pilgrim's Progress [Audiobook]
John Bunyan, Robert Whitfield
FIC Bun

George Orwell
Description: The novel depicts Smith's heroic search for an underground movement in revolt against the nightmare that is the State. He now works in the Ministry of Truth falsifying records.
Call Number: FIC Orw
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 5, 2013
John Kennedy Toole
Call Number: FIC Too
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
George R. R. author Martin
Description: A tale of court intrigues in the land of Seven Kingdoms, a country "blessed by golden summers that go on for years, and cursed by cruel winters that can last a generation". The cold is returning to Winterfell, where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime. A time of conflict has arisen in the Stark family, as they are pulled from the safety of their home into a whirlpool of tradedy, betrayal, assassination plots and counterplots. Each decision and action carries with it the potential for conflict as several prominent families, comprised of lords, ladies, soldiers, sorcerers, assassins and bastards, are pulled together in the most deadly game of all, the game of thrones.
Call Number: FIC Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
John Irving
Description: In the summer of 1953, two 11-year-old boys--best friends--are playing in a Little League baseball game in New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother. Owen Meany believes he didn't hit the ball by accident. He believes he is God's instrument. What happens to Owen after 1953 is extraordinary and terrifying. He is Irving's most heartbreaking hero.
Call Number: FIC Irv
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 15, 2017
John Knowles
Description: Recalls with psychological insight the maturing of a 16-year-old student at a prepatory school during WWII. Looking back to his youth, the adult Gene Forrester reflects on his life as a student at Devon School in New Hampshire in 1942. Although he is an excellent student, he evies the athleticism and vitality of his friend Phineas, or Finny. unable to cope with this insecurity, Forrester causes Finny to break his leg, sabotaging his athletic career. When the incident is later examined in a mock trial, Finny runs away, reinjures himself, and dies during consequent surgery.
Call Number: FIC Kno
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
Betty Smith, Anna Fields
Description: Young Francie Nolan, having inherited both her father's romantic and her mother's practical nature, struggles to survive and thrive growing up in the slums of Brooklyn in the early twentieth century.
Call Number: FIC Smi
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
Lewis Carroll, Tan Lin, John Tenniel, Lewis Carroll
Description: A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.
Call Number: J FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
James Patterson, Charles Turner (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Firm), Blackstone Audio
Description: A little girl named Maggie Rose is missing, a family of three in Washington, DC, has been brutally murdered, a beautiful elementary school teacher has been killed, and a psychopathic serial kidnapper/murderer has the police, FBI, and Secret Service outsmarted. Even after he's been captured. Gary Soneji wants to commit the crime of the century. Alex Cross is the brilliant homicide detective pitted against him. Jezzie Flanagan is the first female supervisor of the Secret Service, who completes one of the most unusual suspense triangles in any thriller you have ever read. Alex Cross and Jezzie Flanagan are about to have a forbidden love affair at the worst possible time for both of them, because Gary Soneji is playing at the top of his game. The latest of the unspeakable crimes occurs in Alex Cross' precinct. It happens under the noses of Jezzie Flanagan's men. Now Alex Cross must face the ultimate test: how do you outmaneuver a brilliant psychopath?
Call Number: FIC Pat
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Description: "A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Adi
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
Agatha Christie
Description: One by one guests are being murdered on a mysterious island and those remaining realize the killer is among them.
Call Number: FIC Chr
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
L. M. (Lucy Maud) Montgomery
Description: Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.
Call Number: J FIC Mon
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
James Baldwin, Dion Graham
Description: Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, "Another country" is a novel of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting sensuality, depicting men and women, blacks and whites, stripped of their masks of gender and race by love and hatred at the most elemental and sublime. In a small set of friends, Baldwin imbues the best and worst intentions of liberal America in the early 1970s.
Call Number: FIC Bal
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Ayn Rand
Description: John Galt leads a strike of society's most effective and creative producers in an effort to collapse the collectivist social system in which they live.
Call Number: FIC Ran
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Toni Morrison
Description: Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. And Sethe's new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved. Filled with bitter poetry and suspense as taut as a rope, Beloved is a towering achievement.
Call Number: LP FIC Mor
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Rudolfo A Anaya
Description: Tony faces the daunting prospect of growing up amidst constant religious and cultural uncertainty. His mother is a devoted Catholic, but her influence is challenged by Ultima--a woman with magical healing powers. As Tony follows his own path toward adulthood, he relies on Ultima's wisdom. With her guidance, he is able to forge his unique identity.
Call Number: FIC Ana
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Joseph Heller
Description: Set in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron on a small island off Italy, a bombadier named Yossarian is frantic and furious because thousands of people he hasn't even met keep trying to kill him. He has decided to live forever, even if he has to die in the attempt.
Call Number: FIC Hel
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
E. B. White
Description: Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.
Call Number: J FIC Whi
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Constance Garnett
Call Number: FIC Dos
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Edith Grossman
Description: The 17th century Spanish masterpiece, one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written and widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, Don Quixote chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote de La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel through 16th century Spain.
Call Number: FIC Cer
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Frank Herbert
Description: This Hugo and Nebula Award winner tells the sweeping tale of a desert planet called Arrakis, the focus of an intricate power struggle in a byzantine interstellar empire. Arrakis is the sole source of Melange, the "spice of spices." Melange is necessary for interstellar travel and grants psychic powers and longevity, so whoever controls it wields great influence. The troubles begin when stewardship of Arrakis is transferred by the Emperor from the Harkonnen Noble House to House Atreides. The Harkonnens don't want to give up their privilege, though, and through sabotage and treachery they cast young Duke Paul Atreides out into the planet's harsh environment to die. There he falls in with the Fremen, a tribe of desert dwellers who become the basis of the army with which he will reclaim what's rightfully his. Paul Atreides, though, is far more than just a usurped duke. He might be the end product of a very long-term genetic experiment designed to breed a super human; he might be a messiah. His struggle is at the center of a nexus of powerful people and events, and the repercussions will be felt throughout the Imperium. Dune is one of the most famous science fiction novels ever written, and deservedly so. The setting is elaborate and ornate, the plot labyrinthine, the adventures exciting.
Call Number: LP FIC Her
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
E. L James
Description: When literature student Anastasia Steele is drafted to interview the successful young entrepreneur Christian Grey for her campus magazine, she finds him attractive, enigmatic and intimidating. Convinced their meeting went badly, she tries to put Grey out of her mind -- until he happens to turn up at the out-of-town hardware store where she works part-time.
Call Number: FIC Jam
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
V. C. Andrews
Description: Chris, Cathy, and the twins are to be kept hidden until their grandfather dies so that their mother will receive a sizeable inheritance, however, years pass and terrifying things occur as the four children grow up in their one room prison.
Call Number: FIC And
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Philippe Munch
Description: A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator. Includes illustrated notes throughout the text explaining the historical background of the story.
Call Number: FIC She
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Jason Reynolds, Guy Lockard, narrator
Description: Ghost has a crazy natural talent, but no formal training. If he can stay on track, literally and figuratively, he could be the best sprinter in the city. But Ghost has been running for the wrong reasons, all starting with running away from his father, who, when Ghost was a very little boy, chased him and his mother through their apartment, then down the street, with a loaded gun, aiming to kill. Since then, Ghost has been the one causing problems, and running away from them, until he meets Coach, an ex-Olympic Medalist who blew his own shot at success by using drugs, and who is determined to keep other kids from blowing their shots at life.
Call Number: J FIC Rey
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Marilynne Robinson
Description: In 1956, as a minister approaches the end of his life, he writes a letter to his son chronicling three previous generations of his family, a story that stretches back to the Civil War and reveals uncomfortable family secrets.
Call Number: FIC Rob
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Gillian Flynn
Description: On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick's wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn't true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they aren't his. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone. So what did really did happen to Nick's beautiful wife?
Call Number: FIC Fly
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
Margaret Mitchell
Call Number: FIC Mit
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
Charles Dickens, John Rafter Lee
Call Number: FIC Dic
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
Jonathan Swift, Michael Seidel
Description: The voyages of an Englishman carry him to such strange places as Lilliput, where people are six inches tall; Brobdingnag, a land of giants; an island of sorcerers; and a country ruled by horses.
Call Number: FIC Swi
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
J. K Rowling, Jim (Illustrator) Kay
Description: Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Call Number: J FIC Row
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Gary Paulsen
Description: After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the Canadian wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.
Call Number: J FIC Pau
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Joseph Conrad, J. H. (John Henry) Stape
Description: Resting one night on a boat on the River Thames, Charlie Marlow tells his friends about his experiences as a steamboat captain on the River Congo. There, in the heart of Africa, his search for the extraordinary Mr. Kurtz caused him to question his own nature and values-- and the nature and values of his society.
Call Number: FIC Con
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Ralph Ellison
Description: A Black man's search for success and the American dream leads him out of college to Harlem and a growing sense of personal rejection and social invisibility.
Call Number: FIC Ell
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Charlotte Brontë, New York Public Library
Description: In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess at Thornfield Hall, a country estate owned by the mysteriously remote Mr. Rochester.
Call Number: FIC Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Michael Crichton
Description: On a remote island, a wealthy entrepreneur creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening the park to the public, he invites three top scientists and his two grandchildren to experience the park. Their visit becomes frightening when the park's security system breaks down and the dinosaurs break free.
Call Number: FIC Cri
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Tim. 1926-2016 LaHaye, Richard Ferrone, Jerry B Jenkins
Call Number: FIC LaH
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Louisa May Alcott, Susie Berneis
Description: Based loosely on Louisa May Alcott's own upbringing, Little Women follows the lives of four sisters--Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March. Each girl has a vision of what their ideal future will bring, though ultimately experiencing, as most young do, something completely different. Originally written as two volumes, the book was a great commercial success and is considered one of the most widely read American novels.
Call Number: FIC Alc
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Larry McMurtry
Description: A love story and an epic of the frontier, Lonesome Dove is the grandest novel ever written about the last, defiant wilderness of America. Richly authentic, beautifully written, Lonesome Dove is a book to make readers laugh, weep, dream and remember. Now a blockbuster television event.
Call Number: FIC McM
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
John Green
Description: Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash.
Call Number: YA FIC Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Arthur Golden
Description: A fisherman's daughter in 1930s Japan rises to become a famous geisha. After training, Sayuri's virginity is sold to the highest bidder, then the school finds her a general for a patron. When he dies, she is reunited with the only man she loved.
Call Number: FIC Gol
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Herman Melville
Description: A young seaman joins the crew of the fanatical Captain Ahab in pursuit of the white whale Moby Dick.
Call Number: FIC Mel
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Gabriel García Márquez
Description: The novel tells the story of the rise and fall of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendía family. Rich and brilliant, it is a chronicle of life, death, and the tragicomedy of humankind. In the beautiful, ridiculous, and tawdry story of the Buendía family, one sees all of humanity, just as in the history, myths, growth, and decay of Macondo, one sees all of Latin America.
Call Number: LP FIC Gar
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Diana Gabaldon
Description: Hurtled back through time more than two hundred years to 1743 Scotland, Claire Randall finds herself caught in the midst of an unfamiliar world torn apart by violence, pestilence, and revolution and haunted by her growing feelings for a young soldier, James Fraser.
Call Number: FIC Gab
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Isaac Asimov
Description: When young Hari Seldon arrives on Trantor, he is unaware of the perilous politics that are brewing. After he presents his paper on psychohistory, he becomes the most wanted man in the Empire.
Call Number: FIC Asi
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Mark Twain, Claude Lapointe
Description: The adventures of a mischievous young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century. Includes illustrated notes throughout the text explaining the historical background of the story.
Call Number: J FIC Twa
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
Paulo Coelho
Description: "An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago will be able to surmount the obstacles along the way. But what starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasure found within."--Summary from book.
Call Number: LP FIC Coe
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
Markus Zusak
Description: Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.
Call Number: YA FIC Zus
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Junot Díaz
Description: Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight, lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd. From his home in New Jersey, where he lives with his old-world mother and rebellious sister, Oscar dreams of becoming the Dominican J. R. R. Tolkien and, most of all, of finding love. But he may never get what he wants, thanks to the Fukœ-the curse that has haunted the Oscar's family for generations, dooming them to prison, torture, tragic accidents, and, above all, ill-starred love. Oscar, still waiting for his first kiss, is just its most recent victim.
Call Number: FIC Dia
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Jack London, Delos Banning. ill McKown, Jack London
Description: Two classic tales of dogs, one part wolf and one a Saint Bernard/Scotch shepherd mix that becomes leader of a wolf pack, as they have adventures in the Yukon wilderness with both humans and other animals.
Call Number: FIC Lon
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
J. D. (Jerome David) Salinger
Description: A 16-year old American boy relates in his own words the experiences he goes through at school and after, and reveals with unusual candour the workings of his own mind. What does a boy in his teens think and feel about his teachers, parents, friends and acquaintances?
Call Number: FIC Sal
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Jean M Auel
Description: The Clan of the cave bear is the first of Jean Auel's Earth's Children series. Ayla, a tall, blond, blue-eyed girl lost her family in an earthquake. She is nurtured and protected by some members of the Clan, but there are those who would cast her out because of her strange and threatening ways. Ayla's adventures 25,000 years ago include details of the world as it might have been.
Call Number: FIC Aue
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Sister Souljah
Description: After a black drug dealer goes to jail in Brooklyn, his ruthless 17-year-old daughter takes over his empire. A look at the mores and manners of the black underclass.
Call Number: FIC Sou
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Alice Walker
Description: Set in the period between the world wars, this novel tells of two sisters, their trials, and their survival.
Call Number: FIC Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Alexandre Dumas, Peter Washington
Description: "Sent to prison on a false accusation in 1815, Edmond Dantes escapes many years later and finds a treasure which he uses to exact his revenge."--FantasticFiction.com.
Call Number: FIC Dum
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Mark Haddon, Jeff Woodman
Description: Despite his overhwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his mother.
Call Number: FIC Had
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Dan Brown
Description: While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call: the elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum. Near the body, police have found a baffling cipher. While working to solve the enigmatic riddle, Langdon is stunned to discover it leads to a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci--clues visible for all to see--yet ingeniously disguised by the painter. Langdon joins forces with a gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, and learns the late curator was involved in the Priory of Sion--an actual secret society whose members included Sir Isaac Newton, Botticelli, Victor Hugo, and Da Vinci, among others. In a breathless race through Paris, London, and beyond, Langdon and Neveu match wits with a faceless power broker who seems to anticipate their every move. Unless Langdon and Neveu can decipher the labyrinthine puzzle in time, the Priory's ancient secret--and an explosive historical truth--will be lost forever.
Call Number: LP FIC Bro
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Lois Lowry
Description: Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
Call Number: JLP FIC Low
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Nov 21, 2017
Mario Puzo
Description: A searing novel of the Mafia underworld, The Godfather introduced readers to the first family of American crime fiction, the Corleones, and the powerful legacy of tradition, blood, and honor that was passed on from father to son. With its themes of the seduction of power, the pitfalls of greed, and family allegiance, it resonated with millions of readers across the world-and became the definitive novel of the virile, violent subculture that remains steeped in intrigue, in controversy, and in our collective consciousness.
Call Number: FIC Puz
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
John Steinbeck
Description: First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads, driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California.
Call Number: FIC Ste
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Description: On Long Island in the early 1920s the mysterious Jay Gatsby tries to rekindle his romance with Daisy, a young woman who has married another man, the wealthy and cruel Tom Buchanan.
Call Number: LP FIC Fit
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
Margaret Atwood
Description: Set in the Republic of Gilead, the former United States, during the late twentieth century. The declining birth rates caused by the effects of nuclear fallout and the AIDS epidemic result in a new social structure where all young women who can bear healthy children, are allocated to powerful regime men. This is the story of one of these young women.
Call Number: FIC Atw
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
Kathryn Stockett
Description: Seemingly as different from one another as can be, three women will nonetheless come together for a clandestine project that will put them all at risk. And why? Because they are suffocating within the lines that define their town and their times. And sometimes lines are made to be crossed.
Call Number: LP FIC Sto
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Douglas Adams
Description: Arthur Dent, a refugee from the late planet Earth and his pal from the planet Betelgeuse, Ford Prefect, thumb their way thru comic misadventures throughout the Universe.
Call Number: FIC Ada
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Suzanne Collins
Description: In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.
Call Number: YA FIC Col
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Tom Clancy
Description: A race between the Soviet and American fleets to find an errant Russian submarine.
Call Number: FIC Cla
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Colson Whitehead
Call Number: FIC Whi
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Amy Tan
Description: Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who is telling the story. In 1949 four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, begin meeting to eat dim sum, play mahjong, and talk. United in shared unspeakable loss and hope, they call themselves the Joy Luck Club. Rather than sink into tragedy, they choose to gather to raise their spirits and money. Nearly forty years later, one of the members has died, and her daughter has come to take her place, only to learn of her mother's lifelong wish and the tragic way in which it has come true. The revelation of this secret unleashes an urgent need among the women to reach back and remember.
Call Number: FIC Tan
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis, Pauline Baynes
Description: Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.
Call Number: J FIC Lew
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Katherine Woods
Description: An aviator, whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert, encounters a little man from a small planet who describes his adventures in the universe, seeking the secret of what is really important in life.
Call Number: J FIC Sai
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien
Description: Presents the epic depicting the Great War of the Ring, a struggle between good and evil in Middle-earth, following the odyssey of Frodo the hobbit and his companions on a quest to destroy the Ring of Power.
Call Number: FIC Tol
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Alice Sebold
Description: This is the tale of family, memory, love, and living told by 14-year-old Susie Salmon, who is already in heaven. Through the voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and builds out of her family's grief a hopeful and joyful story.
Call Number: FIC Seb
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Andy Weir, R. C. Bray
Description: Mark Watney was nearly killed by a dust storm on Mars and was abandoned by his crew who thought him dead. Now he's all alone with no way of letting Earth know he's alive, which doesn't matter because his supplies would run out before they'd get there. Either way, the environment or human error will likely kill him first. Not giving in, Mark works to survive, battling obstacle after obstacle, but will it be enough?
Call Number: FIC Wei
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Nicholas Sparks
Description: Scenes from the past and a collection of intensely personal letters tell the story of a long married couple now confined to a nursing home.
Call Number: FIC Spa
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
S. E Hinton
Description: The struggle of three brothers to stay together after their parent's death and their quest for identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society.
Call Number: YA FIC Hin
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Oscar Wilde, Tony Ross
Description: An exquisitely beautiful young man in Victorian England retains his youthful and innocent appearance over the years while his portrait reflects both his age and evil soul as he pursues a life of decadence and corruption. Illustrated sidebar notes provide historical background to the text.
Call Number: FIC Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
John Bunyan, Robert Whitfield
Call Number: FIC Bun
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
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Quarter Life Crisis

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Panicking about just about everything? Not feeling like an adult yet? We've got a book for that!

Adulting: How To Become A Grown-up In 468 Easy(ish) Steps
Kelly Williams Brown
817 Bro
Love Is A Mix Tape : Life And Loss, One Song At A Time
Rob Sheffield
B She
Better Than Before: Mastering The Habits Of Our Everyday Lives [E-book]
Gretchen Rubin
Never Have I Ever : My Life (So Far) Without A Date
Katie Heaney
302 Hea
Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By And Get Your Financial Life Together
Erin Lowry
332.024 Low
People Are Unappealing: True Stories Of Our Collective Capacity To Irritate And Annoy
Sara Barron
B Bar
Daring Greatly: How The Courage To Be Vulnerable Transforms The Way We Live, Love, Parent, And Lead
Brené Brown
158 Bro
Quiet: The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can't Stop Talking [E-book]
Susan Cain
Girls In White Dresses
Jennifer Close
FIC Clo
The Accidental Adult: Essays And Advice For The Reluctantly Responsible And Marginally Marture
Colin Sokolowski
305.24 Sok
Hyperbole And A Half
Allie Brosh
817 Bro
The Book Of Joy: Lasting Happiness In A Changing World
Dalai Lama XIV Bstan-ʾdzin-rgya-mtsho, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Carlton Abrams
294.3444 Bst
I Totally Meant To Do That
Jane Borden
817 Bor
The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter And How To Make The Most Of Them Now
Meg Jay
155.65 Jay
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
Mindy Kaling
817 Kal
The Marriage Plot [Audiobook]
Jeffrey Eugenides, David Pittu, Macmillan Audio (Firm)
FIC Eug
Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir [Audiobook]
Jenny Lawson
B Law
The Quarter-Life Breakthrough: Invent Your Own Path, Find Meaningful Work, And Build A Life That Matters
Smiley Poswolsky
650.1 Pos
Letters To A Young Poet
Rainer Maria Rilke, Franz Xaver Kappus, Joan M Burnham
836 Ril
The Unbearable Lightness Of Being
Milan Kundera, Michael Henry Heim
FIC Kun
Little Women
Louisa May Alcott
FIC Alc
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice On Love And Life From Dear Sugar
Cheryl Strayed
070.444 Str
Lost In The Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book
Walker Percy
818 Per
You Are A Bad Ass: How To Stop Doubting Your Greatness And Start Living An Awesome Life
Jen Sincero
158.1 Sin

Kelly Williams Brown
Call Number: 817 Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Gretchen Rubin
Description: Habits are the invisible architecture of our lives. Rubin provides an analytical and scientific framework from which to understand these habits--as well as change them for good. She illustrates the core principles of habit formation with strategies that she uses herself and tests out on others. Rubin provides tools to help readers better understand themselves, and presents a clear, practical menu of strategies so readers can take an individualized approach.--Excepted from statement provided by publisher.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Erin Lowry
Description: If you're a cash-strapped 20- or 30-something, it's easy to get freaked out by finances. But you're not doomed to spend your life drowning in debt or mystified by money. It's time to stop scraping by and take control of your money and your life with this savvy and smart guide. Broke Millennial shows step-by-step how to go from flat-broke to financial badass.
Call Number: 332.024 Low
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 29, 2018
Brené Brown
Description: Based on twelve years of research, thought leader Dr. Brené Brown argues that vulnerability is not weakness, but rather our clearest path to courage, engagement, and meaningful connection.
Call Number: 158 Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Jennifer Close
Description: Tells the story of three women grappling with heartbreak and career change, family pressure and new love—all while suffering through an endless round of weddings and bridal showers. Isabella, Mary, and Lauren feel like everyone they know is getting married. On Sunday after Sunday, at bridal shower after bridal shower, they coo over toasters, collect ribbons and wrapping paper, eat minuscule sandwiches and doll-sized cakes. They wear pastel dresses and drink champagne by the case, but amid the celebration these women have their own lives to contend with: Isabella is working at a mailing-list company, dizzy with the mixed signals of a boss who claims she’s on a diet but has Isabella file all morning if she forgets to bring her a chocolate muffin. Mary thinks she might cry with happiness when she finally meets a nice guy who loves his mother, only to realize he’ll never love Mary quite as much. And Lauren, a waitress at a Midtown bar, swears up and down she won’t fall for the sleazy bartender—a promise that his dirty blond curls and perfect vodka sodas make hard to keep.
Call Number: FIC Clo
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Allie Brosh
Description: Collects autobiographical, illustrated essays and cartoons from the author's popular blog and related new material that humorously and candidly deals with her own idiosyncrasies and battles with depression.
Call Number: 817 Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 19, 2016
Jane Borden
Description: This transplanted debutante from North Carolina figures out how to make it in New York City.
Call Number: 817 Bor
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Mindy Kaling
Description: Kaling shares her observations, fears, and opinions about a wide-ranging list of the topics she thinks about the most. From her favorite types of guys to life in the "The Office" writers' room, her book is full of personal stories and laugh-out-loud philosophies.
Call Number: 817 Kal
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 28, 2018
Jenny Lawson
Description: Jenny Lawson realized that the most mortifying moments of our lives - the ones we'd like to pretend never happened - are in fact the ones that define us. In Let's pretend this never happened, Lawson takes readers on a hilarious journey recalling her bizarre upbringing in rural Texas, her devastatingly awkward high school years, and her relationship with her long-suffering husband, Victor.
Call Number: B Law
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Rainer Maria Rilke, Franz Xaver Kappus, Joan M Burnham
Call Number: 836 Ril
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Louisa May Alcott
Description: Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England.
Call Number: FIC Alc
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 28, 2018
Walker Percy
Call Number: 818 Per
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Rob Sheffield
Call Number: B She
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Katie Heaney
Description: "I would like to tell you about a theory I've developed about a certain brand of people I like to call 'lighthouses.' Lighthouse people are beacons that call all the cute sailors in ships back to land, beckoning them in toward the light. Lighthouse people are magnetic and luminescent. I am not a lighthouse." So begins Katie Heaney's memoir of her years spent looking for love, but never quite finding it. By age 25, equipped with a college degree, a load of friends, and a happy family life, she still has never had a boyfriend, and she's barely even been on a second date. Throughout this book, you will meet Katie's loyal group of girlfriends, as well as a whole roster of Katie's crushes. And you will get to know Katie herself. Funny, relatable, and inspiring, this is a memoir for anyone who has ever struggled to find love, but has also had a fair amount of fun in the process--Excerpted from publisher.
Call Number: 302 Hea
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Sara Barron
Call Number: B Bar
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Susan Cain
Description: Demonstrates how introverted people are misunderstood and undervalued in modern culture, charting the rise of extrovert ideology while sharing anecdotal examples of how to use introvert talents to adapt to various situations.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Colin Sokolowski
Description: The author blends a narrative of his life-in-transition with how-to advice on surviving the move from bar-hopping swinging single to baby-burping pot-bellied parent, in a book that covers everything from work to buying a home to parenthood to keeping in touch with your inner child.
Call Number: 305.24 Sok
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Dalai Lama XIV Bstan-ʾdzin-rgya-mtsho, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Carlton Abrams
Description: Two leading spiritual masters, His Holiness the Dalai lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, share their wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity, sharing personal stories and teachings about the science of profound happiness and the daily practices that anchor their emotional and spiritual lives.
Call Number: 294.3444 Bst
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Meg Jay
Description: Describes why the twenties can be the most defining decade of adulthood and offers tips on making the most of work and relationships during this still-formative time in a person's life.
Call Number: 155.65 Jay
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Jeffrey Eugenides, David Pittu, Macmillan Audio (Firm)
Description: Madeleine Hanna was the dutiful English major who didn't get the memo. While everyone else in the early 1980s was reading Derrida, she was happily absorbed with Jane Austen and George Eliot. But now, in the spring of her senior year, Madeleine has enrolled in a semiotics course to see what all the fuss is about, and, for reasons that have nothing to do with school, life and literature will never be the same.
Call Number: FIC Eug
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Smiley Poswolsky
Description: After realizing that his well-paying, prestigious job was actually making him miserable, Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky started asking these big questions: How do you actually find meaning in the workplace? How do you find work that makes your heart sing, creates impact, and pays your rent? Smiley provides fresh, honest, counterintuitive, and inspiring career advice for anyone stuck in a quarter-life crisis (or third-life crisis), trying to figure out what to do with their lives. He shares the stories of twenty- and thirty-somethings who are discovering how to work with purpose (and still pay the bills). With practical exercises and advice, this book is for career changers and anyone passionate about getting unstuck, pursuing work that matters, and changing the world--From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 650.1 Pos
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Milan Kundera, Michael Henry Heim
Description: A young woman is in love with a successful surgeon, a man torn between his love for her and his incorrigible womanizing. His mistress, a free-spirited artist, lives her life as a series of betrayals--while her other lover, earnest, faithful, and good, stands to lose everything because of his noble qualities. In a world where lives are shaped by irrevocable choices and fortuitous events, and everything occurs but once, existence seems to lose its substance, its weight. Hence we feel "the unbearable lightness of being."
Call Number: FIC Kun
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Cheryl Strayed
Description: "Tiny Beautiful Things" brings the best of Cheryl Strayed's published and never-before-published online columns in one place and includes a new introduction by Steve Almond.
Call Number: 070.444 Str
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
Jen Sincero
Description: "The self-help book for people who desperately want to improve their lives but don't want to get busted doing it"--Back cover.
Call Number: 158.1 Sin
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 26, 2018
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Earth Day 2018

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We only have one planet to live on. Explore our world now, and a future that could possibly happen if we don't take care of it, in these great reads to honor Earth Day on Sunday, April 22. 

Area X : The Southern Reach Trilogy
Jeff VanderMeer
FIC Van
Seed
Rob Ziegler
FIC Zie
Depth
Lev AC. Rosen
FIC Ros
Seeds Of Hope: Wisdom And Wonder From The World Of Plants
Jane Goodall, Gail E Hudson
580 Goo
Ecomind: Changing The Way We Think, To Create The World We Want
Frances Moore Lappé
304.28 Lap
Silent Spring
Rachel Carson
632.9 Car 2002
Empty
Suzanne Weyn
YA FIC Wey
Sleeping Naked Is Green: How An Eco-Cynic Unplugged Her Fridge, Sold Her Car, And Found Love In 366 Days
Vanessa Farquharson
333.72 Far
Franklin And Friends: Franklin's Earth Day [DVD]
John Payne, Lynn Reist, Derek Reeves, Greg Chew, Graeme Jokic
Children
Springtime Blossoms
Jerdine Nolen, Michelle Henninger
Ei Nol
Green Queen
M. (Marci) Peschke, Tuesday Mourning
J FIC Pes
The Bees [Audiobook]
Laline Paull, Orlagh Cassidy, Harper Audio (Firm), Blackstone Audio
FIC Pau
Keepers Of The Earth: Native American Stories And Environmental Activities For Children
Michael J Caduto, Joseph Bruchac, ill Ka-Hon-Hes, Carol Wood
J 398.2 Cad
The Blue Planet, Seas Of Life. [4], Tidal Seas [And] Coasts [DVD]
Alastair Fothergill, David Attenborough, George Fenton, British Broadcasting Corporation, Warner Home Video (Firm)
591.77 Blu v.4
Moral Ground : Ethical Action For A Planet In Peril
Kathleen Dean Moore, Michael P. Nelson
179.1 Mor
The National Parks : America's Best Idea : An Illustrated History
Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
333.783 Dun
No Impact Man [DVD]
Eden H Wurmfeld, Laura Gabbert, Justin Schein, Colin Beavan, Michelle Conlin
363.7 No
The Nature Principle: Human Restoration And The End Of Nature-deficit Disorder
Richard Louv
128 Lou
No Turning Back : The Life And Death Of Animal Species
Richard Ellis
576.84 Ell
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History [Audiobook]
Elizabeth Kolbert, Anne Twomey
576.84 Kol
Oryx And Crake: A Novel [Large Print]
Margaret Atwood
LP FIC Atw
The Story Of Seeds: From Mendel's Garden To Your Plate, And How There's More Of Less To Eat Around Thr World
Nancy F. Castaldo
YA 581.467 Cas
Planet Earth: The Complete Series [DVD]
David Attenborough, British Broadcasting Corporation, Warner Home Video (Firm)
333.954 Pla
Unbowed : A Memoir
Wangari Maathai
B Maa
Redwoods
Jason Chin
E Chi
We Are The Weather Makers: The History Of Climate Change
Tim F. Flannery, Sally M Walker
363.7387 Fla
Rising Seas : Flooding, Climate Change And Our New World
Keltie Thomas, Belle Wuthrich, Kathy Boake
J 551.458 Tho

Jeff VanderMeer
Description: Area X -- a remote and lush terrain -- has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization. The first expedition returned with reports of a pristine, Edenic landscape; all the members of the second expedition committed suicide; the third expedition died in a hail of gunfire as its members turned on one another; the members of the eleventh expedition returned as shadows of their former selves, and within months of their return, all had died of aggressive cancer. This is the twelfth expedition. Their group is made up of four women: an anthropologist; a surveyor; a psychologist, the de facto leader; and our narrator, a biologist. Their mission is to map the terrain and collect specimens; to record all their observations, scientific and otherwise, of their surroundings and of one another; and, above all, to avoid being contaminated by Area X itself. They arrive expecting the unexpected, and Area X delivers -- they discover a massive topographic anomaly and life forms that surpass understanding -- but it's the surprises that came across the border with them, and the secrets the expedition members are keeping from one another, that change everything.
Call Number: FIC Van
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2018
Lev AC. Rosen
Description: "Combines hardboiled mystery and dystopian science fiction in a future where the rising ocean levels have left New York twenty-one stories under water and cut off from the rest of the United States. But the city survives, and Simone Pierce is one of its best private investigators. Her latest case, running surveillance on a potentially unfaithful husband, was supposed to be easy. Then her target is murdered, and the search for his killer points Simone towards a secret from the past that can't possibly be real--but that won't stop the city's most powerful men and women from trying to acquire it for themselves, with Simone caught in the middle"--Amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Frances Moore Lappé
Call Number: 304.28 Lap
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2018
Suzanne Weyn
Description: When, just ten years in the future, oil supplies run out and global warming leads to devastating storms, senior high school classmates Tom, Niki, Gwen, Hector, and Brock realize that the world as they know it is ending and lead the way to a more environmentally-friendly society.
Call Number: YA FIC Wey
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
John Payne, Lynn Reist, Derek Reeves, Greg Chew, Graeme Jokic
Description: Franklin is overly excited to lead the Nature Nuts in an Earth Day clean-up. As his team dwindles to one - himself - he realizes that his overzealousness isn't accomplishing anything.
Call Number: Children
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
M. (Marci) Peschke, Tuesday Mourning
Description: Earth Day is coming, and Kylie Jean and the other second graders decide that the perfect way to celebrate is to clean up and beautify the school playground--and the whole town.
Call Number: J FIC Pes
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Michael J Caduto, Joseph Bruchac, ill Ka-Hon-Hes, Carol Wood
Description: A selection of traditional tales from various Indian peoples each accompanied by instructions for related activities dealing with aspects of the environment.
Call Number: J 398.2 Cad
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2018
Kathleen Dean Moore, Michael P. Nelson
Description: "An anthology bringing together the testimony of over eighty theologians, religious leaders, scientists, elected officials, business leaders, naturists, activists, and writers to present a diverse and compelling call to honor humans' moral responsibility to the planet in the face of environmental degradation and global climate change"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 179.1 Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Eden H Wurmfeld, Laura Gabbert, Justin Schein, Colin Beavan, Michelle Conlin
Description: Colin Beavan is a New York City writer and self-proclaimed liberal. He has big plans for his new book. He decides on a grand experiment: to live one year with as little impact on the environment as possible. The problem is, the project requires his wife Michelle, an espresso-guzzling, Prada-worshipping business writer, and their young daughter to be fully on board. The family embarks on a year of no electricity, television, cars, toilet paper, elevators, or newspapers.
Call Number: 363.7 No
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 22, 2018
Richard Ellis
Call Number: 576.84 Ell
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Margaret Atwood
Description: As the story opens, the narrator, who calls himself Snowman, is sleeping in a tree, wearing a dirty old bedsheet, mourning the loss of his beautiful and beloved Oryx and his best friend Crake, and slowly starving to death. In a world in which science-based corporations have recently taken mankind on an uncontrolled genetic-engineering ride, he now searches for supplies in a wasteland. Insects proliferate and pigoons and wolvogs ravage the Pleeblands, where ordinary people once lived, and the Compounds that sheltered the extraordinary. As he tries to piece together what has taken place, the narrative shifts to decades earlier. How did everything fall apart so quickly? Why is Snowman left with nothing but his bizarre memories -- alone except for the more-than-perfect, green-eyed Children of Crake, who think of him as a kind of monster? He explores the answers to these questions in the double journey he takes -- into his own past and back to Crake's high-tech bubble dome, where the Paradice Project unfolded and the world came to grief.
Call Number: LP FIC Atw
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Mar 22, 2018
David Attenborough, British Broadcasting Corporation, Warner Home Video (Firm)
Description: A stunning 11-part series that captures rare action, impossible locations, and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest, and most elusive creatures.
Call Number: 333.954 Pla
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Jason Chin
Description: A young city boy, riding the subway, finds an abandoned book about redwoods. He finds himself in the very forest described in the book. After finishing the book, he leaves it for someone else to read.
Call Number: E Chi
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Keltie Thomas, Belle Wuthrich, Kathy Boake
Description: The Earth's oceans are on the rise. Since 1900, global sea levels have risen steadily each year to a global average of about 8 inches (20cm) today, and they're still rising. By 2100, the sea could climb as much as 14 feet (4.3m) to 32 feet (9.75m). Rising Seas: Flooding, Climate Change and Our New World gives youth an eye-popping view of what the Earth might look like under the rising and falling water levels of climate change. Photographs juxtapose the present-day with that same area's projected future. The shocking images will help them understand the urgency for action. Key issues in today's news will be better understood, such as the 2015 Paris Protocol in which the world agreed to limit temperature increases to 2 degrees Celsius (ideally 1.5 degree).
Call Number: J 551.458 Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Rob Ziegler
Description: It''s the dawn of the 22nd century, and the world has fallen apart. Decades of war and resource depletion have toppled governments. The ecosystem has collapsed. A new dust bowl sweeps the American West. The United States has become a nation of migrants -starving masses of nomads who seek out a living in desert wastelands and encampments outside government seed-distribution warehouses.
Call Number: FIC Zie
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Jane Goodall, Gail E Hudson
Description: "Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world"--Provided by the publisher
Call Number: 580 Goo
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Rachel Carson
Call Number: 632.9 Car 2002
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Vanessa Farquharson
Call Number: 333.72 Far
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2018
Jerdine Nolen, Michelle Henninger
Description: "It's springtime on Bradford Street and twins Jada and Jamal Perkins are helping their parents with yardwork as they look for signs of spring, When their teacher tells them about the town's plans to plant new trees at school in celebration of Earth Day, Jada and Jamal and their best friends, Carlita and Josh, come up with a school beautification project of their own"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: Ei Nol
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Laline Paull, Orlagh Cassidy, Harper Audio (Firm), Blackstone Audio
Description: Flora 717 is a sanitation worker, a member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive. With circumstances threatening the hive's survival, her curiosity is regarded as dangerous, but her courage and strength an asset. She is allowed to feed the newborns in the royal nursery and then to become a forager, flying alone and free to collect pollen. She also finds her way into the Queen's inner sanctum, where she discovers mysteries about the hive that are both profound and ominous.
Call Number: FIC Pau
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Alastair Fothergill, David Attenborough, George Fenton, British Broadcasting Corporation, Warner Home Video (Firm)
Description: "Tidal seas--The sun and moon move billions of tons of water with every turn of the tide. The strongest tides empty entire bays, smash trees on riverbanks, and strand sea creatures on suddenly dry land. Weaker tides controlthe movements of huge numbers of fish, coaxing schools of giant stingrays through astounding underwater arches. And as the water recedes, the tide can create unbelievable landscapes--like a sparkling world of salt crystals inhabited only by tiny shrimp and bright pink flamingos."--Container."Coasts--From rocky cliffs to gentle dunes, the coasts are always changing. Day in and day out, they are battered by crashing waves. Seabirds come here by the thousands to nest, while baby turtles hatch and race to the sea, pursued by hungry predators. Young sea lion pups are born and play on the sand--until a killer whale attacks, crashing in on the surf. But when breeding season is over, life returns to the sea and the shores are empty once again."--Container.
Call Number: 591.77 Blu v.4
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
Description: Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan delve into the history of the park idea, from the first sighting by white men in 1851 of the valley that would become Yosemite and the creation of the world's first national park at Yellowstone in 1872, through the most recent additions to a system that now encompasses nearly four hundred sites and 84 million acres.
Call Number: 333.783 Dun
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2018
Richard Louv
Description: How can human beings get smarter and more creative, heal illness, boost immunity, broaden compassion, and strengthen bonds with each other? Supported by emerging research evidence and revealing anecdotes, Richard Louv presents a compelling case that a conscious reconnection to nature can make people whole again.
Call Number: 128 Lou
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2018
Elizabeth Kolbert, Anne Twomey
Description: Provides an account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up through the present day. The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind's most lasting legacy, compelling us to rethink the fundamental question of what it means to be human.
Call Number: 576.84 Kol
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Nancy F. Castaldo
Description: "With the growth of genetically modified foods, the use of many seeds is dwindling--of 80,000 edible plants, only about 150 are being cultivated. With a global cast of men and women, scientists and laypeople, and photographic documentation, Nancy Castaldo chronicles where our food comes from, and more importantly, where it is going as she digs deeper into the importance of seeds in our world"--Amazon.com.
Call Number: YA 581.467 Cas
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
Wangari Maathai
Call Number: B Maa
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2018
Tim F. Flannery, Sally M Walker
Call Number: 363.7387 Fla
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2018
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Spring Cleaning

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Christine Halvorson, Kenneth M Sheldon
Description: A back-to-basics approach to cleaning your home
Call Number: 648.5 Hal
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 16, 2018
Melissa Maker
Description: The secret to cleaning better, faster--and loving your home every day!
Call Number: 648.5 Mak
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 16, 2018
Donna Smallin
Description: A reference guide with hundreds of sparkling solutions to your everyday cleaning challenges.
Call Number: 648.5 Sma
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 16, 2018
Marni Jameson, Mark Brunetz
Description: Sensitively counsels readers on how to downsize a family home filled with a lifetime of memories, sharing practical recommendations for strategies based on the expertise of antiques appraisers, garage-sale gurus, professional organizers and psychologists.
Call Number: 648.9 Jam
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 16, 2018
Matt D'Avella, Joshua Fields Millburn, Ryan Nicodemus, Minimalists (Firm), Catalyst (Organization)
Description: How might your life be better with less? Minimalism examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life--families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker--all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less.
Call Number: 304.23 Min
Format: DVD
Date Added: May 31, 2017
Erin Rooney Doland
Description: "Whether you have thirty seconds, one minute, five minutes, or fifteen minutes, this organizing daily devotional offers tips, checklists, weekend projects, quizzes, and encouragement that will help you find the time, motivation, and permission to let go of sentimental clutter, set up storage solutions, and establish routines that make sense for your life,"--Amazon.com.
Call Number: 648.8 Dol
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 16, 2018
Maggie Toy
Description: Practically Minimal offers visual inspiration and ideas to anyone attracted to the minimalist ethos.
Call Number: 747.2 Toy
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 16, 2018
Ed Morrow, Sheree Bykofsky, Rita Rosenkranz
Description: Declutter your home and reclaim your life.
Call Number: 648.5 Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 16, 2018
Becky Rapinchuk
Description: No matter how big your home or busy your schedule, Rapinchuk believes that in just ten minutes a day your can keep your house clean and decluttered. She shares her system to turn cleaning from a chore into an effortless habit, and also shares recipes for organic, environmentally conscious cleaning supplies.
Call Number: 648.5 Rap
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 16, 2018
Marie Kondō, Cathy Hirano
Description: Tidying expert Marie Kondo offers a follow-up illustrated master manual on her KonMari Method with item-specific guidance and step-by-step folding illustrations. Organizing goes into and beyond drawers and closets, with guidance on kitchens tools, cleaning supplies, hobby goods, and digital photos--From statement provided by publisher.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Mar 16, 2018
Linda Cobb
Description: The chapters are short and sweet, and besides the usual home/pet/kid/upholstery cleaning techniques, the Queen also tackles patio furniture, the grill, electronic equipment, plants, and smoke and water damage.
Call Number: 648.5 Cob 2004
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 16, 2018
Don Aslett
Description: Your A to Z illustrated guide to cleaning like the pros!
Call Number: 648.5 Asl 1999
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 16, 2018
Courtenay Hartford
Description: It is possible to clean your home in eight minutes flat. Courtenay Hartford takes readers on a journey to work smarter, not harder, and get back to the real life--living they'd rather be doing. Unlike stuffy cleaning books, Courtenay shows readers how to speed clean their homes with clever shortcuts and innovative cleaning techniques. Get your home the sparkly clean you've only dreamed about incredibly fast! Make your life easier with tips and tricks and deep cleaning checklists, as well as learn which steps in your laundry routine you can skip. Tackle your roughest cleaning jobs in the dirtiest of rooms with quick, helpful and realistic tips in this fun and easy-to-read guide.--From statement at Amazon.com.
Call Number: 648.5 Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 16, 2018
Toni Hammersley
Description: Hammersley provides innovative storage ideas and cleaning tips to help you effectively and attractively organize your home. She shows you how to purge, sort, and store using systems that will improve and revitalize any living space.
Call Number: 648 Ham
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 16, 2018
Marie Kondō, Cathy Hirano
Call Number: 648 Kon
Format: Book
Date Added: May 31, 2017
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Clean & Simple: A Back-To-Basics Approach To Cleaning Your Home
Christine Halvorson, Kenneth M Sheldon
648.5 Hal
Simply Clean: The Proven Method For Keeping Your Home Organized, Clean, And Beautiful In Just 10 Minutes A Day
Becky Rapinchuk
648.5 Rap
Clean My Space: The Secret To Cleaning Better, Faster--And Loving Your Home Every Day
Melissa Maker
648.5 Mak
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class On The Art Of Organizing And Tidying Up [E-book]
Marie Kondō, Cathy Hirano
Cleaning : Plain & Simple
Donna Smallin
648.5 Sma
Talking Dirty With The Queen Of Clean
Linda Cobb
648.5 Cob 2004
Downsizing The Family Home : What To Save, What To Let Go
Marni Jameson, Mark Brunetz
648.9 Jam
The Cleaning Encyclopedia
Don Aslett
648.5 Asl 1999
Minimalism: A Documentary About The Important Things [DVD]
Matt D'Avella, Joshua Fields Millburn, Ryan Nicodemus, Minimalists (Firm), Catalyst (Organization)
304.23 Min
The Cleaning Ninja: How To Clean Your Home In 8 Minutes Flat And Other Clever Housekeeping Techniques
Courtenay Hartford
648.5 Har
Never Too Busy To Cure Clutter : Simplify Your Life One Minute At A Time
Erin Rooney Doland
648.8 Dol
The Complete Book Of Home Organization
Toni Hammersley
648 Ham
Practically Minimal: Simply Beautiful Solutions For Modern Living: With 250 Color Photographs
Maggie Toy
747.2 Toy
The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art Of Decluttering And Organizing
Marie Kondō, Cathy Hirano
648 Kon
Put Your House On A Diet: Declutter Your Home And Reclaim Your Life
Ed Morrow, Sheree Bykofsky, Rita Rosenkranz
648.5 Mor

The Life and Work of Stephen Hawking

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One of the greatest scientists of all time, Stephen Hawking, passed away on March 14, 2018. He was theoretical physicist, a cosmologist, and prolific author.

Take a tour through his works, his life, and the subjects that he studied. 

A Briefer History Of Time [Audiobook]
Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow
523.1 Haw
Really Really Big Questions About Space And Time
Mark Brake, Nishant Choksi
J 523.1 Bra
A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion: The Essential Scientific Writings Of Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking
530.1 Ein
Stephen Hawking : A Life In Science
Michael White, John. 1946- Gribbin
B Haw
Atlas Of The Universe
Mark A. (Mark Antony) Garlick, Weldon Owen Inc
J 520 Gar
Stephen Hawking : An Unfettered Mind
Kitty Ferguson
B Haw
Black Hole : How An Idea Abandoned By Newtonians, Hated By Einstein, And Gambled On By Hawking Became Loved
Marcia Bartusiak
523.8875 Bar
Stephen Hawking : Understanding The Universe
Gail Sakurai
JB Haw
Black Holes And Baby Universes And Other Essays
Stephen. 1942- Hawking
530.1 Haw
Stephen Hawking's Universe : The Cosmos Explained
David Filkin
523.1 Fil
Black Holes Explained [Kit]
Alexei V Filippenko, Teaching Company
KIT 523.8875 Fil
Surviving Progress [DVD]
Mathieu Roy, Harold Crooks, Daniel Louis, Denise Robert, Stephen Hawking
303.44 Sur
Cosmos, A Spacetime Odyssey. Discs 1-2 [DVD]
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos Studios, Fuzzy Door Productions, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Ltd.
530.11 Cos Discs 1-2
The Black Hole War : My Battle With Stephen Hawking To Make The World Safe For Quantum Mechanics
Leonard Susskind
530.12 Sus
Death By Black Hole : And Other Cosmic Quandaries
Neil deGrasse Tyson
523.8875 Tys
The Grand Design
Stephen. 1942.) Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow
530.142 Haw
Extraordinary People With Disabilities
Deborah Kent, Kathryn A Quinlan
J 362.4 Ken
The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes And The Deep Laws Of The Cosmos
B. Greene
530.12 Gre
Genius [DVD]
Stephen Hawking, Jane Sayers, Pete Woods, Iain Riddick, Ben Bowie
370.152 Gen
The Illustrated Theory Of Everything : The Origin And Fate Of The Universe
Stephen Hawking
523.1 Haw
George's Secret Key To The Universe
Lucy Hawking, Stephen. 1942- Hawking, Christophe Galfard, Garry Parsons
J FIC Haw
The Simpsons: The Sixteenth Season [DVD]
Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner
Comedy
God Created The Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs That Changed History
Stephen Hawking
510 God
The Theoretical Minimum: What You Need To Know To Start Doing Physics
Leonard Susskind, George Hrabovsky
530 Sus
Hawking [DVD]
Stephen Hawking, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
B Haw
The Theory Of Everything [DVD]
Eddie Redmayne, Anthony McCarten, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce
Drama
How To Make A Spaceship: A Band Of Renegades, An Epic Race, And The Birth Of Private Spaceflight [Audiobook]
Julian Guthrie, Richard Branson, Stephen Hawking, Rob Shapiro
629.47 Gut
The Universe In A Nutshell
Stephen. 1942- Hawking
530.12 Haw
Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking [DVD]
Stephen Hawking, Gaiam Americas, Darlow Smithson Productions, Discovery Channel
523.1 Int
Travelling To Infinity: My Life With Stephen
Jane Hawking
920 Haw
My Brief History
Stephen Hawking
B Haw
Universe : Journey Into Deep Space
Mike Goldsmith, Mark A. (Mark Antony) Garlick
J 523.1 Gol
Parallel Worlds : A Journey Through Creation, Higher Dimensions, And The Future Of The Cosmos
Michio Kaku
523.1 Kak

Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow
Description: A shorter, more accessible edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe features new full-color illustrations and an expanded, easier to understand treatment of the volume's more important theoretical concepts.
Call Number: 523.1 Haw
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking
Description: Brings together a compilation of the most important works by Albert Einstein, presenting his papers on the Theory of Relativity, quantum theory, statistical mechanics, the photoelectric effect, and other studies that transformed modern physics.
Call Number: 530.1 Ein
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Mark A. (Mark Antony) Garlick, Weldon Owen Inc
Call Number: J 520 Gar
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Marcia Bartusiak
Call Number: 523.8875 Bar
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Stephen. 1942- Hawking
Call Number: 530.1 Haw
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Alexei V Filippenko, Teaching Company
Description: Nearly everyone has heard of black holes, but few people outside of complex scientific fields understand their true nature and their implications for our universe. This lecture course makes this cosmological subject graspable, with 12 lavishly illustrated lectures by veteran Great Courses Professor Alex Filippenko, a distinguished astronomer and award-winning teacher at the University of California, Berkeley.
Call Number: KIT 523.8875 Fil
Format: Kit
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos Studios, Fuzzy Door Productions, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Ltd.
Description: Explores how humans discovered the laws of nature and found the coordinates in space and time.
Call Number: 530.11 Cos Discs 1-2
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Call Number: 523.8875 Tys
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Deborah Kent, Kathryn A Quinlan
Description: Profiles seven dozen people throughout history with various physical or mental disabilities. Additional articles provide historical background on the disability rights movement.
Call Number: J 362.4 Ken
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Stephen Hawking, Jane Sayers, Pete Woods, Iain Riddick, Ben Bowie
Description: Professor Stephen Hawking challenges a selection of volunteers to think like the greatest geniuses in history and solve some of humanity's most enduring questions. Professor Stephen Hawking reveals our true potential in a radical new science show which challenges a selection of volunteers and the viewer to think like the greatest geniuses of the past and answer some of humanity's toughest and most enduring questions.
Call Number: 370.152 Gen
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Lucy Hawking, Stephen. 1942- Hawking, Christophe Galfard, Garry Parsons
Description: Follows the adventures of a young boy and his neighbor friend as they travel through a computer portal into outer space, where they explore such mysteries as black holes and the origins of the universe, while trying to evade an evil scientist.
Call Number: J FIC Haw
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Stephen Hawking
Call Number: 510 God
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Stephen Hawking, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description: The film features exclusive access to Hawking's life story, told largely in his own words. It includes dramatic accounts of his life from childhood through university, intimate footage of Hawking today, including his home routine and his work life at the University of Cambridge, archival footage and candid insights from family members, friends and colleagues.
Call Number: B Haw
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Julian Guthrie, Richard Branson, Stephen Hawking, Rob Shapiro
Description: How a historic race gave birth to private space flight. Alone in a Spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed toward space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed of sound and begin the climb to a target no civilian pilot had ever reached. He might not make it back alive. If he did, he would make history as the world's first commercial astronaut.The spectacle defied reason, the result of a competition dreamed up by entrepreneur Peter Diamandis, whose vision for a new race to space required small teams to do what only the world's largest governments had done before. Peter Diamandis was the son of hardworking immigrants who wanted their science prodigy to make the family proud and become a doctor. But from the age of eight, when he watched Apollo 11 land on the Moon, his singular goal was to get to space. When he realized NASA was winding down manned space flight, Diamandis set out on one of the great entrepreneurial adventure stories of our time. If the government wouldn't send him to space, he would create a private space flight industry himself. In the 1990s, this idea was the stuff of science fiction. Undaunted, Diamandis found inspiration in an unlikely place: the golden age of aviation. He discovered that Charles Lindbergh made his transatlantic flight to win a $25,000 prize. The flight made Lindbergh the most famous man on earth and galvanized the airline industry. Why, Diamandis thought, couldn't the same be done for space flight? The story of the bullet-shaped SpaceShipOne, and the other teams in the hunt, is an extraordinary tale of making the impossible possible. It is driven by outsized characters--Burt Rutan, Richard Branson, John Carmack, Paul Allen--and obsessive pursuits. In the end, as Diamandis dreamed, the result wasn't just a victory for one team; it was the foundation for a new industry. Today, SpaceShipOne hangs in the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum, flanked by the Apollo 11 capsule and Lindbergh's The Spirit of St. Louis.
Call Number: 629.47 Gut
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Stephen Hawking, Gaiam Americas, Darlow Smithson Productions, Discovery Channel
Description: British physicist Stephen Hawking explores the mysteries of the universe, discussing the possibility of aliens, time travel, and how the universe began.
Call Number: 523.1 Int
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Stephen Hawking
Call Number: B Haw
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Michio Kaku
Call Number: 523.1 Kak
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Mark Brake, Nishant Choksi
Description: Presents thought-provoking answers to questions children might have about the nature of time, space, the universe, and mankind's place in it.
Call Number: J 523.1 Bra
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Michael White, John. 1946- Gribbin
Call Number: B Haw
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Kitty Ferguson
Description: "Stephen Hawking has been an iconic figure in physics for the last half a century, making many groundbreaking discoveries on the nature of the universe. Yet while his mind roams to the farthest corners of reality, his body has become increasingly trapped by the advance of Lou Gehrig's disease, which has bound him to a wheelchair, without speech or movement except for a few facial muscles. Told in his youth that he would not live past his 20s, Hawking will turn 70 in 2012, and today he continues to inspire millions. This is a look at how one of the greatest scientific minds alive overcame the odds to become the inspirational figure he is today"--Excerpted from publisher.
Call Number: B Haw
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Gail Sakurai
Description: A brief biography of the British theoretical physicist who is well-known for his advances in the study of cosmology, accomplished despite being physically limited by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease.
Call Number: JB Haw
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
David Filkin
Call Number: 523.1 Fil
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Mathieu Roy, Harold Crooks, Daniel Louis, Denise Robert, Stephen Hawking
Description: Technological advancement, economic development, population increase - are they signs of a thriving society, or too much of a good thing? Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, 'Surviving Progress' is a provocative documentary that explores the concept of progress in the modern world, guiding through the major 'progress traps' facing civilization in the arenas of technology, economics, consumption, and the environment.
Call Number: 303.44 Sur
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Leonard Susskind
Description: A mind-bending book about modern physics, quantum mechanics, the fate of stars and the deep mysteries of black holes. What happens when something is sucked into a black hole? Does it disappear? Three decades ago, a young physicist named Stephen Hawking claimed it did--and in doing so put at risk everything we know about physics and the fundamental laws of the universe. Most scientists didn't recognize the import of Hawking's claims, but Leonard Susskind and Gerard t'Hooft realized the threat, and responded with a counterattack that changed the course of physics. This is the story of their united effort to reconcile Hawking's revolutionary theories with their own sense of reality--effort that would eventually result in Hawking admitting he was wrong, paying up, and Susskind and t'Hooft realizing that our world is a hologram projected from the outer boundaries of space.--From publisher description.
Call Number: 530.12 Sus
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Stephen. 1942.) Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow
Description: Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow (The Drunkard's Walk), University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking (A Brief History of Time) deftly mixes cutting-edge physics to answer three key questions-- Why is there something rather than nothing? Why do we exist? Why this particular set of laws and not some other?-- and explains that scientists are approaching what is called "M-theory," a collection of overlapping theories (including string theory) that fill in many (but not all) the blank spots in quantum physics. This collection is known as the "Grand Unified Field Theories."
Call Number: 530.142 Haw
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
B. Greene
Description: "The Hidden Reality" reveals how major developments in different branches of fundamental theoretical physics -- relativistic, quantum, cosmological, unified, computational -- have all led us to consider one or another variety of parallel universe.
Call Number: 530.12 Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Stephen Hawking
Call Number: 523.1 Haw
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner
Description: Hold on to your donuts! Season sixteen includes all 21 hilarious episodes, tons of meticulously slapped-together special features, plus a veritable who's who of celebrity guest voices, including Fantasia Barrino, Jason Bateman, Gary Busey, James Caan, Stephen Hawking, Eric Idle, Jane Kaczmarek, Lucy Liu, Liam Neeson, Amy Poehler, Ray Romano, and plenty more.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Leonard Susskind, George Hrabovsky
Description: "A first course in physics and associated math for the ardent amateur ... beginning with classical mechanics"--Dust jacket flap.
Call Number: 530 Sus
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Eddie Redmayne, Anthony McCarten, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce
Description: The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Stephen. 1942- Hawking
Call Number: 530.12 Haw
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Jane Hawking
Call Number: 920 Haw
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Mike Goldsmith, Mark A. (Mark Antony) Garlick
Description: Presents the history of humankind's efforts to explore the universe's most intriguing places through text and color photographs of galactic locations and celestial objects.
Call Number: J 523.1 Gol
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
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Superb Owls

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Did you know there are around 200 different species of owl? Or that  a group of owls is called a parliament? 

Check out these books and DVDs to learn more about the awesome and suberb owl.

Birding By Ear: Eastern/Central A Guide To Bird-Song Identification [Audiobook]
Richard K Walton, Robert W Lawson, Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology, Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics
598.2 Wal
Owls Well That Ends Well [Audiobook]
Donna Andrews, Bernadette Dunne
FIC And
Eva's Treetop Festival
Rebecca Elliott
J FIC Ell
The Capture [Audiobook]
Kathryn Lasky, Pamela Garelick
J FIC Las
Hoot
Carl Hiaasen
YA FIC Hia
The Enigma Of The Owl: An Illustrated Natural History
Mike Unwin, David Tipling, Tony Angell
598.97 Unw
Intriguing Owls: Exceptional Images And Insight
Stan Tekiela, Sandy Livoti
598.97 Tek
The House Of Owls
Tony Angell, Robert Michael Pyle
598.97 Ang
Magic Of The Snowy Owl [DVD]
Chris Morgan, Matt Hamilton, Fergus Beeley, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), Terra Mater Factual Studios)
598.97 Mag
The Mysterious Woods Of Whistle Root
Christopher Pennell, Rebecca Bond
J FIC Pen
Owl At Home
Arnold Lobel
Ei Lob
The Mystery Of The Screech Owl
Gertrude Chandler Warner, Hodges Soileau
J FIC War
Owl Babies
Martin Waddell, Patrick Benson
E Wad
The Owl Keeper
Chris Brodien-Jones, Marian E. ill Kneer
J FIC Bro
Owl Moon
Jane Yolen, John Schoenherr
E Yol
The Owl Who Liked Sitting On Caesar : Living With A Tawny Owl
Martin Windrow, Christa Hook
598.97 Win
Owl Power [DVD]
Paul Christie, Lucy Smith, PBS Distribution (Firm), Thirteen Productions, BBC Productions
598.97 Owl
The Owls Of Gloucester
Edward Marston
FIC Mar
Owls : Art, Legend, History
Elena Cenzato, Fabio Santopietro
704.9432 Cen
There's An Owl In The Shower [Audiobook]
Jean Craighead George, Ed Sala, LLC Recorded Books
J FIC Geo
Owls : Whoo Are They?
Kila Jarvis, D. W. (Denver W.) Holt, Leslie Leroux, Courtney Couch
J 598.97 Jar
Urban Sketching: Drawing Birds [DVD]
Marc Taro Holmes
741.2 Urb
Owls Aren't Wise And Bats Aren't Blind: A Naturalist Debunks Our Favorite Fallacies About Wildlife
Warner Shedd
591.5 She
Wesley The Owl: The Remarkable Love Story Of An Owl And His Girl [Audiobook]
Stacey O'Brien, Renée Raudman
598.97 OBr
Owls Of The North : A Naturalist's Handbook
David R Benson
598.97 Ben

Richard K Walton, Robert W Lawson, Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology, Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics
Description: Designed to help listeners recognize 86 birds of eastern and central North America by their songs and calls. Points out exactly what to listen for to tell one bird from another.
Call Number: 598.2 Wal
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Rebecca Elliott
Description: Having a Bloomtastic Festival at school to celebrate spring is a great idea--but Eva Wingdale, a young owl, discovers that it is also a lot of work, and there is nothing wrong with asking her friends for help.
Call Number: J FIC Ell
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Carl Hiaasen
Description: Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.
Call Number: YA FIC Hia
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Stan Tekiela, Sandy Livoti
Call Number: 598.97 Tek
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Chris Morgan, Matt Hamilton, Fergus Beeley, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), Terra Mater Factual Studios)
Description: PBS explores the snowy owl, the official bird of Quebec made popular by the Harry Potter series.
Call Number: 598.97 Mag
Format: DVD
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Arnold Lobel
Description: Relates five adventures of Owl.
Call Number: Ei Lob
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Martin Waddell, Patrick Benson
Description: Three owl babies whose mother has gone out in the night try to stay calm while she is gone.
Call Number: E Wad
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Jane Yolen, John Schoenherr
Description: On a winter's night under a full moon, a father and daughter trek into the woods to see the Great Horned Owl.
Call Number: E Yol
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Paul Christie, Lucy Smith, PBS Distribution (Firm), Thirteen Productions, BBC Productions
Description: What actually makes owls so special? Bird trainers Lloyd and Rose Buck and their very special family of owls provide a rare opportunity to learn more about these unique birds. Using the latest technology, we can take a brand new look at owls in more detail than ever before. The real stories behind how they hunt, how their vision and hearing works, and how they fly so silently are influencing 21st century technology and design.
Call Number: 598.97 Owl
Format: DVD
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Elena Cenzato, Fabio Santopietro
Call Number: 704.9432 Cen
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Kila Jarvis, D. W. (Denver W.) Holt, Leslie Leroux, Courtney Couch
Description: Explores the biology, amazing adaptations, and natural history of these birds of prey which are silent-winged creatures of the night.
Call Number: J 598.97 Jar
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Warner Shedd
Call Number: 591.5 She
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
David R Benson
Call Number: 598.97 Ben
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Donna Andrews, Bernadette Dunne
Description: When an antiques dealer is found stuffed in a trunk with his head bashed in, a yard sale turns into a days-long media circus and a mystery for Meg Langslow.
Call Number: FIC And
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Kathryn Lasky, Pamela Garelick
Description: The reader is introduced to Soren, a barn owl and the centerpiece of the series. When Soren is pushed from his family's nest by his older brother, he is rescued from certain death on the forest floor by agents from a mysterious school for orphaned owls, St. Aggie's. When Soren arrives at St. Aggie's, he suspects there is more to the school than meets the eye. He and his new friend, the clever and scrappy Gylfie, find out that St. Aggie's is actually a training camp where the school's leader can groom young owls to help achieve her goal.
Call Number: J FIC Las
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 16, 2017
Mike Unwin, David Tipling, Tony Angell
Call Number: 598.97 Unw
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Tony Angell, Robert Michael Pyle
Call Number: 598.97 Ang
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Christopher Pennell, Rebecca Bond
Description: Eleven-year-old Carly Bean Bitters, an orphan, can only sleep during the day and feels very lonely until she meets a rat, Lewis, and sets off on an adventure to figure out what is threatening the woods and its inhabitants.
Call Number: J FIC Pen
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Gertrude Chandler Warner, Hodges Soileau
Description: The Aldens visit an old camp in Quebec, Canada, and begin to suspect that someone or something is trying to scare them away from the place.
Call Number: J FIC War
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Chris Brodien-Jones, Marian E. ill Kneer
Description: Eleven-year-old Max partners with an unusual girl, Rose, who shares his appreciation of the silver owls that the High Echelon wants to destroy, and together they make a perilous journey seeking to fulfill a prophecy.
Call Number: J FIC Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Martin Windrow, Christa Hook
Call Number: 598.97 Win
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Edward Marston
Call Number: FIC Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Jean Craighead George, Ed Sala, LLC Recorded Books
Description: Because protecting spotted owls has cost Borden's father his job as a logger in the old growth forest of northern California, Borden intends to kill any spotted owl he sees, until he and his father find themselves taking care of a young owlet.
Call Number: J FIC Geo
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Marc Taro Holmes
Description: "Learn Marc's simple steps to draw and paint three beautiful birds from life in pencil, pen, and watercolor. After a review of sketching gear and strategy, you'll learn how to quickly capture the silhouette and large shapes that will help you understand anatomy and portray your subject accurately. Then follow along to add realistic, expressive details with pen, and final touches with watercolor to bring your subjects to life"--Container.
Call Number: 741.2 Urb
Format: DVD
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Stacey O'Brien, Renée Raudman
Description: Chronicles the author's rescue of an abandoned barn owlet, from her efforts to resuscitate and raise the young owl through their nineteen years together, during which the author made key discoveries about owl behavior.
Call Number: 598.97 OBr
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
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Craft Month!

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March is National Crafting month! Don't worry, we've got you covered. Check out these awesome materials on crafting and craft-related goodness.

40 Colorful Afghans To Crochet: A Collection Of Eye-Popping Stitch Patterns, Blocks & Projects
Leonie Morgan
746.434 Mor
Simply Stitched : Beautiful Embroidery Motifs And Projects With Wool And Cotton
Yumiko Higuchi, Kyoko Matthews
746.44 Hig
Animal Knits For Kids : 30 Cute Knitted Projects They'll Love
Amanda (Knitwear designer) Berry
746.432 Ber
Sock And Glove: Creating Charming Softy Friends From Cast-Off Socks And Gloves
Miyako Kanamori
745.5924 Kan
Art Workshops For Children
Hervé Tullet
J 372.5 Tul
Stitch Zakka : 22 Projects To Sew & Embellish - 25 Embroidery Stitches
Gailen Runge
746.44 Run
Craftivism: The Art Of Craft And Activism
Betsy Greer
745.5 Cra
Summercrafts: Fun And Creative Projects For The Whole Family
Marjorie Galen
745.5 Gal
Earth-Friendly Crafts From Recycled Stuff In 5 Easy Steps
Anna Llimós Plomer
J 745.5 Lli
The Artful Year: Celebrating The Seasons & Holidays With Family Arts And Crafts
Jean Van't Hul
745.594 Van
In The Company Of Women
Grace Bonney, Sasha Israel
338.092 Bon
The Joy Of Scrapbooking
Lisa Bearnson
770.28 Bea 2008
Leather Jewelry : 30 Contemporary Projects
Nathalie Mornu
739.27 Mor
Upcycling: Create Beautiful Things With The Stuff You Already Have
Danny Seo, Jennifer Lévy
745.5 Seo
Make It!
Jane Bull
J 745.5 Bul
Weekend Handmade: More Than 40 Projects + Ideas For Inspired Crafting
Kelly Wilkinson
745.5 Wil
Nature's Art Box: From T-Shirts To Twig Baskets : 65 Cool Projects For Crafty Kids To Make With Natural Materials You Can Find Anywhere
Laura C Martin, David Cain
J 745.5 Mar
Wise Craft : Turning Thrift Store Finds, Fabric Scraps, And Natural Objects Into Stuff You Love
Blair Stocker
745.5 Sto
Painting Murals Fast & Easy: 21 Designs For Walls Or Canvas You Can Paint With A Sponge
Terrence Tse, Theodore Tse
751.73 Tse
World Of Geekcraft: Step-By-Step Instructions For 25 Super-Cool Craft Projects
Susan Beal, Jay B Sauceda
745.5 Bea
Screen Printing At Home: Print Your Own Fabric To Make Simple Sewn Projects
Karen Lewis (Serigrapher)
764.8 Lew

Leonie Morgan
Description: Presents forty afghan crochet projects with block and stitch pattern instructions, charts, and techniques for making each pattern in multiple sizes, with a special section on creating crocheted edges.
Call Number: 746.434 Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Amanda (Knitwear designer) Berry
Description: Babies and animals are a natural match and this book is full of animal-themed knits for little ones ages birth to 36 months. The various sections of the zoo-- from jungle and savannah to reptile house and polar region--serve as inspiration for these 30 projects. These bright, personality-filled projects will garner roars of approval! Readers will find: 30 projects for knitters of all levels, includes items worked in flat and in the round; a guide to basic tools, techniques, and materials; notes on safety when knitting for young children; guidance for a variety of color work and finishing techniques. Most projects only require one skein of yarn per color to minimize costs and waste. Each project is given a rating based on skill level and time involved.--Excerpted from Amazon.com
Call Number: 746.432 Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Hervé Tullet
Description: "Art Workshops for Children is a guide for parents and teachers to organize and execute artistic workshops for children. 12 workshops are featured, each offering a list of materials needed, a step-by-step guide to facilitation, practical tips, illustrated examples, and photos of workshops in progress. The workshops are designed to spark children's imaginations, champion group bonding, and give visually pleasing results--with no artistic ability required. Tried and tested around the world by children of all ages. Perfect for organizing group events at home, in schools, at parties, at museums--anywhere." -- Amazon.com
Call Number: J 372.5 Tul
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Betsy Greer
Description: Craftivism is a worldwide movement that operates at the intersection of craft and activism; Craftivism the book is full of inspiration for crafters who want to create works that add to the greater good. In these essays, interviews, and images, craftivists from four continents reveal how they are changing the world with their art. A sense of optimism and possibility pervades the book: the inspiring notion that being crafty can really make the world a better place."--Excerpted from publisher's website.
Call Number: 745.5 Cra
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Anna Llimós Plomer
Description: "Provides step-by-step instructions on how to create fourteen simple crafts using various recyclable materials"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J 745.5 Lli
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Grace Bonney, Sasha Israel
Description: "Across the globe, women are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit and starting creative businesses. In the Company of Women profiles over 100 of these influential and creative women from all ages, races, backgrounds, and industries."--Amazon.com.
Call Number: 338.092 Bon
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 29, 2017
Nathalie Mornu
Call Number: 739.27 Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Jane Bull
Call Number: J 745.5 Bul
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Laura C Martin, David Cain
Description: Presents more than sixty projects made from natural materials that are available almost anywhere.
Call Number: J 745.5 Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Terrence Tse, Theodore Tse
Call Number: 751.73 Tse
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Karen Lewis (Serigrapher)
Description: Demonstrates two screen printing techniques--stencilling and screen filler--and how they can be used to create professional results with basic, inexpensive equipment. Both techniques are explained using step-by-step text and photography. Karen also explains how to create simple sewn projects from your hand printed fabrics. The sewing patterns include an apron, tote bag and tea cosy, as well as ideas for how to print on ready made items such as tea towels to make gifts for friends and family.
Call Number: 764.8 Lew
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Yumiko Higuchi, Kyoko Matthews
Description: "Classic embroidery motifs are made new with fresh color combinations using cotton and wool thread"--Back cover.
Call Number: 746.44 Hig
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Miyako Kanamori
Call Number: 745.5924 Kan
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Gailen Runge
Call Number: 746.44 Run
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Marjorie Galen
Call Number: 745.5 Gal
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Jean Van't Hul
Description: Presents a year's worth of art projects, seasonal activities, and recipes for simple, family-friendly crafting through the seasons and holidays.
Call Number: 745.594 Van
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Lisa Bearnson
Call Number: 770.28 Bea 2008
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Danny Seo, Jennifer Lévy
Description: Presents over one hundred projects for creative "upcycling"--using used and recycled products to create decorative items in the home, including leather belt doormats, bathroom towel picnic baskets, and a jar lid dining table.
Call Number: 745.5 Seo
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Kelly Wilkinson
Call Number: 745.5 Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 21, 2018
Blair Stocker
Description: Based on the popular blog of the same name, this guide focuses on creating a homemade atmosphere that reflects your family, without spending a fortune. Instead of throwing away old shirts and boring dishes, or passing up thrift store finds that aren't quite right, author Blair Stocker teaches how to remake, adding special touches to make them work for her home--and yours.
Call Number: 745.5 Sto
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
Susan Beal, Jay B Sauceda
Description: Readers will learn to stitch up a Morse Code quilt to send a hidden message, dig out their Perler beads to create a life-like Buffy portrait, or stick to the classics with a Super Mario cross-stitch. With step-by-step instructions, project templates, how-to illustrations, and color photorgraphs, and featuring a variety of techniques and themes, The World of Geekcraft has something for geeks of all persuasions and affiliations.
Call Number: 745.5 Bea
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 20, 2018
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Knit Happens

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Sixth & Spring Books, Cascade Yarns
Description: "Knitters will love creating this collection of 60 cool toys, which range from tools like a saw, hammer, and screwdriver to a ballerina doll. Whip up a menagerie of stuffed hippos, owls, foxes, and monkeys; games like a jumbo knitted tic-tac-toe board and penguin bowling; or a unique medieval set that includes a king, a queen, an adorable dragon, and a building-block castle! Every project will capture your heart, "--Amazon.com.
Call Number: 745.5924 Six
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Betty Hechtman
Description: "Casey Feldstein has her hands full with preparations at the Vista Del Mar hotel on the scenic Monterey Peninsula as another yarn retreat begins. The retreaters will be thrown for a loop this time, learning the trendy art of arm knitting and finger crocheting. But not everyone is enthusiastic about trying something new, and Casey is forced to come up with an alternative craft for her less adventurous pupils. Things go from worst to worsted when a travel writer from a neighboring retreat group is found dead in his room among a sea of feathers. When one of the owners of Vista Del Mar pleads for help, Casey gets hooked into the case and must unravel a delicate skein of secrets to catch a killer"--back cover.
Call Number: FIC Hec
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Mary Beth Temple
Description: Arm knitting is the fun way to make a gorgeous, chunky-knit scarf in only 30 minutes, using your arms instead of knitting needles. Knitting expert Mary Beth Temple shows you how to master basic arm knitting techniques, with clear instructions and step-by-step color photos. She offers 15 original projects arranged by level of difficulty.
Call Number: 746.432 Tem
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Linda Zemba Burhance
Call Number: 746.432 Bur
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Candi Jensen
Call Number: 746.434 Jen
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Description: "It can be hard to find a pattern for a cardigan or sweater that makes it easy to knit larger sizes--but now the search is over! This collection from Éditions Marie Claire includes 20 designs in Sizes 38-54 (M-XXL), from comfortable everyday wear to refined, classic looks that are perfect for an evening out. Clean lines, soft yarns, a variety of colors and styles, and stitch combinations designed to drape beautifully all come together to ensure that women of all body shapes and types will look--and feel--fantastic,"--Amazon.com.
Call Number: 746.432 Go b
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Michelle Bredeson, Interweave Press
Description: Inspired by Outlander, the romantic tale of time travel and adventure, Highland Knits is a rustic, yet sophisticated collection of quick-to-knit projects. These 16 simple, enduring designs will have you stylishly covered no matter what place, or time, you call home.
Call Number: 746.432 Hig
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Jen Lucas, F+W Media (Firm)
Description: "Knit along with designer and author Jen Lucas as she gives you step-by-step directions to create your pair of socks. These Starter Socks are featured in the Knit Accessories special issue from Love of Knitting."--Publisher's web site.
Call Number: 746.432 Kni
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Anne Canadeo
Description: While on a weekend getaway to Osprey Island to unwind before Black Sheep member Lucy Binger's wedding, a prominent member of the community is murdered, turning the idyllic setting into a crime scene. The knitters step into the investigation when the husband of Black Sheep Suzanne Cavanaugh's friend and the group's host Amy is the prime suspect.
Call Number: FIC Can
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Sally Muir, Joanna Osborne
Description: Don't have a real pet? Knit one! This new book in the Knit Your Own series is aimed at new knitters--it contains clear step-by-step instructions for all the basic knitting stitches, as well as hints and tips to get you started and build confidence. Once you have mastered the basics, simple but lifelike patterns for a range of pets include a goldfish, hamster, canary, rabbit, and even a snake. For dog and cat lovers, the authors have included simplified versions of their much-loved dog and cat patterns.
Call Number: 746.432 Mui
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Anne Weil
Description: Knitting Without Needles brings cool home, gifts, and clothing accessories--cowls, totes, rugs, poufs, scarves, and more--within arm's reach. An all-in-one resource for a new kind of craft, this book shows you how to loop yarn with your fingers or your forearms with thirty-two patterns that are simple to follow and produce stylish results.
Call Number: 746.432 Wei
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Amy Clarke Moore
Description: 27 knitting patterns inspired by wizards, witches, and magical creatures.
Call Number: 746.432 Moo
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Katie Boyette
Description: With more than 150 full-color photographs of each project, showing along-the-way photos, important steps such as attaching arms and legs, and final photos of the completed piece, the 20 projects are organized according to ease and skill level.
Call Number: 746.432 Boy
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Cori Eichelberger, Megan (Knitter) Williams, Gale Zucker
Description: Cori Eichelberger and Megan Williams met by chance in Rochester, Minnesota and the pair struck up an instant friendship based on knitting, evolving into a traveling partnership, deeper friendship, and family. The friends travel together to retreats, festivals, conventions, and weekend get-aways to share their knitting passion. These 16 easy to knit designs are for the adventurous beginner and the seasoned knitter.
Call Number: 746.432 Eic
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Nina Granlund Sæther
Call Number: 746.432 Sae
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Nuriya Khegay
Description: This new collection of 20 animal-themed hat and mitten sets in practical pullover designs features bears; safari animals like zebras and monkeys; farmyard friends such as little lambs; household pets including a black cat and spotty dog; and even monsters, gnomes, and a Chinese New Year dragon! Each project contains step-by-step instructions, plus information for finishing touches to make your projects stand out. A knitting refresher course is given in the back of the book for complete beginners, covering tools, yarns, and all the techniques and stitches you'll need to create the projects.
Call Number: 746.432 Khe
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
TriCoast Studios, St. Clair Vision (Firm), Princeton Corporate Center
Description: Whether you're a beginner or an advanced knitter, this clear visual program demonstrates the intricacies of knitting in an effective manner and presents the history, the basics, the experts, the fun and the creativity that make knitting a popular craft.
Call Number: 746.432 Art
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Vickie Howell
Call Number: 746.432 How
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Jane Richmond, Shannon (Writer on knitting) Cook
Call Number: 746.432 Ric
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
Sadie Hartwell
Description: Time has not been kind to sleepy Dorset Falls, Connecticut, where an erstwhile resident is hoping to bring a tattered yarn shop back to life--but with a murderer on the loose, the whole town is in knots...
Call Number: FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2018
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60 Quick Knitted Toys: Fun, Fabulous Knits In The 220 Superwash Collection From Cascade Yarns
Sixth & Spring Books, Cascade Yarns
745.5924 Six
Knitting Without Needles: A Stylish Introduction To Finger And Arm Knitting
Anne Weil
746.432 Wei
A Tangled Yarn
Betty Hechtman
FIC Hec
Knitting Wizardry : 27 Spellbinding Projects
Amy Clarke Moore
746.432 Moo
Arm Knitting: How To Make A 30-Minute Infinity Scarf And Other Great Projects
Mary Beth Temple
746.432 Tem
Knitwit : 20 Fun Projects For Beginners And Seasoned Knitters
Katie Boyette
746.432 Boy
Big Knit Love : 20 Chunky Knit Fashions
Linda Zemba Burhance
746.432 Bur
Minnesota 52 : 16 Knits Inspired By The Road
Cori Eichelberger, Megan (Knitter) Williams, Gale Zucker
746.432 Eic
Crochet Now! : 29 Projects For Baby, Home, Gifts And More
Candi Jensen
746.434 Jen
Mittens From Around Norway: Over 40 Traditional Knitting Patterns, Inspired By Folk Art Collections
Nina Granlund Sæther
746.432 Sae
Go Big Knits: 20 Projects Sizes 38-54
746.432 Go b
More Monster Knits For Little Monsters: 20 Super-Cute Animal-Themed Hat And Mitten Sets To Knit
Nuriya Khegay
746.432 Khe
Highland Knits : Knitwear Inspired By The Outlander Series.
Michelle Bredeson, Interweave Press
746.432 Hig
The Art Of Knitting: Stitches, Colors, Fashion [DVD]
TriCoast Studios, St. Clair Vision (Firm), Princeton Corporate Center
746.432 Art
Knit A Quick Pair Of Comfortable Socks [DVD]
Jen Lucas, F+W Media (Firm)
746.432 Kni
Wee Garter Stitch: Must-Have Knits For Modern Babies & Toddlers
Vickie Howell
746.432 How
Knit To Kill
Anne Canadeo
FIC Can
Within : Knitting Patterns To Warm The Soul
Jane Richmond, Shannon (Writer on knitting) Cook
746.432 Ric
Knit Your Own Pet
Sally Muir, Joanna Osborne
746.432 Mui
Yarned And Dangerous
Sadie Hartwell
FIC Har

Gangster History

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This list goes along with one of our upcoming presenters, Chad Lewis, and his presentation, "Minnesota's Gangster Past".

Immerse yourself into gangsters of history, including our very own Minnesota baddies. 

Al Capone's Beer Wars: A Complete History Of Organized Crime In Chicago During Prohibition
John J. Binder
364.106 Bin
Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave And The Birth Of The FBI, 1933-34
Bryan Burrough
364.973 Bur
American Gangster [DVD]
Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott, Steven Zaillian, Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe
Drama
Robin And The 7 Hoods [DVD]
Gordon Douglas, Frank Sinatra, David R. Schwartz, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis
Comedy
Bloodline
John Turnipseed, Cecil Murphey, Erwin Raphael McManus
364.106 Tur
Secret Partners: Big Tom Brown And The Barker Gang
Timothy R. Mahoney
364.1092 Mah
Dillinger [DVD]
Warren Oates, Richard Dreyfuss, Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman, Michelle Phillips
Action
Stump
Niall Griffiths
FIC Gri
Gangster Holidays: The Lore And Legends Of The Bad Guys
Tom Hollatz
364.1 Hol
The Gangster [Large Print]
Clive Cussler, Justin Scott
LP FIC Cus
Jesse James Ate Here: An Outlaw Tour And History Of Minnesota At The Time Of The Northfield Raid
John J. Koblas
977.6 Kob
The Last Hurrah Of The James-Younger Gang
Robert B. Smith
977.655 Smi
Master Thieves: The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off The World's Greatest Art Heist
Stephen A Kurkjian
364.162 Kur
The Minnesota Road Guide To Gangster Hot Spots
Chad Lewis
364.9776 Lew
Minnesota Grit: The Men Who Defeated The James-Younger Gang
John J. Koblas
364.1552 Kob
The Year Of Fear: Machine Gun Kelly And The Manhunt That Changed The Nation
Joe Urschel
364.1523 Urs
Minnesota Mayhem: A History Of Calamitous Events, Horrific Accidents, Dastardly Crime & Dreadful Behavior In The Land Of Ten Thousand Lakes
Ben Welter
977.6 Wel
Tommy: The Gun That Changed America
Karen Blumenthal
YA 623.4424 Blu
Original Gangster: The Real Life Story Of One Of America's Most Notorious Drug Lords
Frank Lucas, Aliya S King
364.177 Luc
Walking Twin Cities: 35 Tours Exploring Historic Neighborhoods, Lakeside Parks, Gangster Hideouts, Dive Bars, And Cultural Centers Of Minneapolis And St. Paul
Holly Day, Sherman Wick
917.7657 Day 2013

John J. Binder
Description: A complete history of organized crime in Chicago during Prohibition, covering the period from 1920 to 1933. John J. Binder discusses all the important bootlegging gangs in the city and the suburbs and examines the other major rackets, such as prostitution, gambling, labor and business racketeering, and narcotics. A major focus is how the Capone gang--one of twelve major bootlegging mobs in Chicago at the start of Prohibition--gained a virtual monopoly over organized crime in northern Illinois and beyond. Binder also describes the fight by federal and local authorities, as well as citizens' groups, against organized crime. He refutes numerous myths and misconceptions related to the Capone gang, other criminal groups, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, and gangland killings. What emerges is a big picture of how Chicago's underworld evolved during this period.--From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 364.106 Bin
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott, Steven Zaillian, Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe
Description: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem. He does so by buying heroin directly from a source in South East Asia. He comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. As a result, his product is superior to what is currently available on the street and his prices are lower. His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position. Richie Roberts is a dedicated and honest policeman who heads up a joint narcotics task force with the Federal government. Based on a true story.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
John Turnipseed, Cecil Murphey, Erwin Raphael McManus
Description: "Torn from an idyllic life with a loving, extended family in 1960's Alabama, young Johnny Turnipseed found himself in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a father he no longer recognized--and empty cupboards. A.C. Turnipseed's alcoholism and womanizing started a chain reaction of poverty, violence, addiction and despair that nearly destroyed three generations. From lost and frightened little boy--to gang leader, drug dealer and pimp--to one of the nation's most respected pioneers of community restoration, John Turnipseed's story of transformation and restoration is told with unflinching honesty--and contagious hope. --From publishier.
Call Number: 364.106 Tur
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 28, 2017
Warren Oates, Richard Dreyfuss, Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman, Michelle Phillips
Description: Through all their outrageous escapades, the Dillinger gang maintained a certain mystique in the eyes of the American public. To a citizenry in the depths of the depression, the gang seemed almost like heroes, who enlivened their days with fabulous feats of crime. This glimpse of the lives of those involved in the most interesting crime saga in American history.
Call Number: Action
Format: DVD
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
Tom Hollatz
Call Number: 364.1 Hol
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
John J. Koblas
Call Number: 977.6 Kob
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 28, 2017
Stephen A Kurkjian
Description: In a secret meeting in 1981, a master thief named Louis Royce gave career gangster Ralph Rossetti the tip of a lifetime. As a kid, Royce had visited the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and made a habit of sneaking in at night to find a good place to sleep. He knew the Museum's security was lax, and he gave this information to a boss of the Boston criminal underworld. It took years before the Museum was hit. But when it finally happened, it quickly became one of the most infamous art heists in history: 13 works of art valued at up to $500 million--including Rembrandt's "The Storm on the Sea of Galilee." The identity of the thieves were a mystery, the paintings were never found. What happened in those intervening years? Which Boston crew landed the big score? And why, more than 20 years later, did the FBI issue a press conference stating that they knew who had pulled off the heist and what had happened to the artwork, but provided no identities and scant details? These mysteries are the story of Kurkjian's revealing book, where he will reveal the identities of those who plotted the heist, the motive for the crime, and the details that the FBI refused to reveal. He will take the reader deep into the Boston mob, and paint a complete and compelling picture of this story.--Excerpted from statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 364.162 Kur
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
John J. Koblas
Description: Brief biographies of the citizen posse who pursued and killed or captured all but two members the James Gang after they tried to rob the Northfield, Minnesota bank.
Call Number: 364.1552 Kob
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 28, 2017
Frank Lucas, Aliya S King
Call Number: 364.177 Luc
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
Bryan Burrough
Call Number: 364.973 Bur
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
Gordon Douglas, Frank Sinatra, David R. Schwartz, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis
Description: A lighthearted gangster spoof spirited along by guns, gags, tunes, and bootleg gin.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
Timothy R. Mahoney
Call Number: 364.1092 Mah
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 28, 2017
Niall Griffiths
Call Number: FIC Gri
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
Clive Cussler, Justin Scott
Description: "It is 1906, and in New York City, the Italian crime group known as the Black Hand is on a spree: kidnapping, extortion, arson. Detective Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Agency is hired to form a special "Black Hand Squad," but the gangsters appear to be everywhere--so much so that Bell begins to wonder if there are imitators, criminals using the name for the terror effect. And then the murders begin, each one of a man more powerful than the last, and as Bell discovers, to his dismay, the ultimate target may be the most powerful man of all" -- provided by publisher.
Call Number: LP FIC Cus
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
Robert B. Smith
Call Number: 977.655 Smi
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 28, 2017
Chad Lewis
Call Number: 364.9776 Lew
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 28, 2017
Joe Urschel
Description: It's 1933 and Prohibition has given rise to the American gangster--now infamous names like Bonnie and Clyde and John Dillinger. Bank robberies at gunpoint are commonplace and kidnapping for ransom is the scourge of a lawless nation. With local cops unauthorized to cross state lines in pursuit and no national police force, safety for kidnappers is just a short trip on back roads they know well from their bootlegging days. Gangster George "Machine Gun" Kelly and his wife, Kathryn, are some of the most celebrated criminals of the Great Depression. With gin-running operations facing extinction and bank vaults with dwindling stores of cash, Kelly sets his sights on the easy-money racket of kidnapping. His target: rich oilman, Charles Urschel. Enter J. Edgar Hoover, a desperate Justice Department bureaucrat who badly needs a successful prosecution to impress the new administration and save his job. Hoover's agents are given the sole authority to chase kidnappers across state lines and when Kelly bungles the snatch job, Hoover senses his big opportunity. What follows is a 20,000 mile chase over the back roads of Depression-era America, crossing 16 state lines, and generating headlines across America along the way--a historical mystery/thriller for the ages. Joe Urschel writes a true crime story of gangsters and lawmen and how an obscure federal bureaucrat used this now legendary kidnapping case to launch the FBI--From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 364.1523 Urs
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
Karen Blumenthal
Description: Examines the origins of America's debate over gun control sparked by a practical gun intended for military use that became a weapon of choice for outlaws before Congress attempted to remove it from the streets.
Call Number: YA 623.4424 Blu
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
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The internet can seem like a dark and scary place. And what's the deal with hackers and email threats? These books will help guide you through the maze of the internet and keep you informed.

A Parent's Guide To Understanding Social Media: Helping Your Teenager Navigate Life Online
Mark Oestreicher, Adam McLane
004.678 Oes
Logged On And Tuned Out: A Nontechie's Guide To Parenting A Tech-Savvy Generation
Vicki Courtney
248.845 Cou
A Smart Girl's Guide To The Internet: How To Connect With Friends, Find What You Need, And Stay Safe Online
Sharon Cindrich, Ali Douglass
J 004.67 Cin
Love @ First Click: The Ultimate Guide To Online Dating
Laurie Davis
306.73 Dav
AARP Facebook: Tech To Connect [Large Print]
Marsha Collier
LP 006.754 Col
Malware, Rootkits & Botnets: A Beginner's Guide
Christopher C Elisan
005.8 Eli
Cyberphobia: Identity, Trust, Security And The Internet
Edward Lucas
364.168 Luc
Mobile Device Security For Dummies
Rich Campagna, Sibbu Iyer, Ashwin Krishnan
005.8 Cam
Cybersafe: Protecting And Empowering Kids In The Digital World Of Texting, Gaming, And Social Media
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe
004.678 OKe
Safety On The Internet
Lucia Raatma
J 004.67 Raa
Cybersecurity
Melissa Higgins, Michael Regan
YA 364.168 Hig
Sams Teach Yourself eBay In 10 Minutes
Michael Miller
025.0638 Mil
Digital Assassination: Protecting Your Reputation, Brand, Or Business Against Online Attacks
Richard Torrenzano, Mark Davis
005 Tor
Super Smart Information Strategies: Online Etiquette And Safety
Phyllis Cornwall
J 004.67 Cor
Hacked Again
Scott N Schober, Jon Leiberman
364.168 Sch
The Berenstain Bears' Computer Trouble
Jan Berenstain, Mike Berenstain
E Ber
Hacking Exposed Mobile: Security Secrets & Solutions
Neil Bergman, Mike Stanfield, Jason Rouse, Joel Scambray
005.8 Ber
The Internet Book Of Life: Use The Web To Grow Richer, Smarter, Healthier, And Happier
Irene E. McDermott
025.04 McD
Hacking For Dummies
Kevin Beaver, Richard Stiennon
005.8 Bea 2016
The Offensive Internet: Speech, Privacy, And Reputation
Saul Levmore, Martha Craven Nussbaum
343.7309 Off
How Personal & Internet Security Works
Preston Gralla
005.8 Gra
The Smart Girl's Guide To Privacy: Practical Tips For Staying Safe Online
Violet Blue
323.448 Blu
Information Insecurity: Privacy Under Siege
Brendan January
YA 323.448 Jan
Thinking Critically: Online Privacy
Christine Wilcox
YA 323.448 Wil
Internet Safety
Nick Hunter
005.8 Hun
Thinking Critically: Social Networking
Andrea C. Nakaya
YA 006.754 Nak
iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs To Know About Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, And Growing Up
Janell Burley Hofmann
004.678 Hof
Using The Internet Safely For Seniors For Dummies [Large Print]
Linda Criddle, Nancy Muir
LP 005.8 Cri
Learning About Privacy
Martha E. H. Rustad, Gail Saunders-Smith, JoAnne DeLurey Reed
J 323.448 Rus
Virtual Unreality: Just Because The Internet Told You, How Do You Know It's True?
Charles Seife
025.04 Sei

Mark Oestreicher, Adam McLane
Description: With each passing day, teenagers' lives become increasingly intertwined with social media. How can you as a parent stay informedand involved in healthy ways? How can you help your son or daughtermake wise decisions and remain safe online? A Parent's Guide to Understanding Social Media will equip you to have meaningful conversations with your teenager about the best, wisest ways to get connected while staying safe.--P. [4] of cover.
Call Number: 004.678 Oes
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Sharon Cindrich, Ali Douglass
Description: A guide to using the Internet safely and effectively discusses privacy; dealing with parents; using email, instant messenger, and blogs; coping with cyberbullying; and downloading music legally.
Call Number: J 004.67 Cin
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Marsha Collier
Description: Whether you're a current Facebook member or ready to join the world's largest social network, this guide gives you the know-how to get the most out of your experience--quickly and safely. It shows you how easy it is to set up your account, create your profile, connect with friends and family, share photos, join groups for all your interests, and much more. You'll also find helpful tips and inspiring stories from other 50+ users who used the site to stay connected and have a little fun.
Call Number: LP 006.754 Col
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Edward Lucas
Call Number: 364.168 Luc
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe
Call Number: 004.678 OKe
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Melissa Higgins, Michael Regan
Call Number: YA 364.168 Hig
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Richard Torrenzano, Mark Davis
Description: "Two leading reputation experts reveal how the internet is being used to destroy brands, reputations and even lives, and how to fight back. From false Wikipedia entries, to fake YouTube videos, to Facebook lynch mobs, everyone from CEOs to fashion models, journalists to politicians, restaurateurs to doctors, is open to character assassination in the burgeoning realm of digital media. Two top media experts recount vivid tales of character attacks, provide specific advice on how to counter them, and how to turn the tables on the attackers. Having spent decades preparing for and coping with these issues, Richard Torrenzano and Mark Davis share their secrets on dealing with problems at the top of today's news. Torrenzano and Davis also take a step back to look at how the past might inform our future thinking about character assassination, from the slander wars between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton, to predictions on what the end of privacy will mean for civilization"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 005 Tor
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Scott N Schober, Jon Leiberman
Description: Hacked Again details the ins and outs of cybersecurity expert and CEO of a wireless security tech firm, Scott Schober, as he struggles to understand the motives and mayhem behind his being hacked. As a small business owner, family man, and tech pundit, Scott finds himself leading a compromised life. By day, he runs a successful security company and reports on the latest cyber breaches in the hopes of offering solace and security tips to millions of viewers. But, when a mysterious hacker begins to steal thousands from his bank account, go through his trash, and take over his social media identity, Scott stands to lose everything he has worked so hard for. Amidst the backdrop of major breaches, Scott shares tips and best practices for all consumers. Most importantly, he shares his own story of being hacked repeatedly and how he has come to realize that the only thing as important as his own cybersecurity is that of his readers and viewers.--From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 364.168 Sch
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Neil Bergman, Mike Stanfield, Jason Rouse, Joel Scambray
Description: Hacking Exposed Mobile focuses on the security of applications running on mobile devices, specifically mobile phones. This book focuses on Android OS, as well as operating systems from Microsoft and Apple. As businesses rush their mobile products to market and conduct business transactions via mobile devices, vast new security risks, vulnerabilities, and exploits are of great concern. This book addresses all of these issues and provides proven solutions for securing mobile applications and payment systems. It offers strategies for preventing, detecting, and remediating common technology and architecture weaknesses and maintaining tight security controls permanently.--Excerpted from publisher.
Call Number: 005.8 Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Kevin Beaver, Richard Stiennon
Description: Until you can think like a bad guy and recognize the vulnerabilities in your system, you can't build an effective plan to keep your information secure. The book helps you stay on top of the security game!
Call Number: 005.8 Bea 2016
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Preston Gralla
Call Number: 005.8 Gra
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Brendan January
Description: The Internet gives us information, communication options, shopping opportunities, entertainment, and much more---all at the touch of a fingertip and much of it for free. But in exchange for these benefits, we may be losing a basic right: the right to privacy. By clicking to accept website user agreements, we often allow companies to track our activities online and to share our data with outside groups. In addition, the police and government agencies can also track people online---and this tracking is sometimes done secretly, without user agreements or search warrants. Privacy laws and the US Constitution are supposed to protect privacy in the United States, as are laws and conventions in other parts of the world. But judicial and legal systems have not kept pace with technology. Until laws catch up, users enter a legal gray area when they communicate digitally---an arena in which their most private conversations might not be protected from intrusion. Such intrusion can be dangerous: government agencies can use information obtained via digital spying to harass, arrest, or imprison citizens. Other groups can use private digital data to discriminate in banking, retail, housing, and other businesses. Around the world, critics are sounding the alarm about digital privacy. Many have called for stricter controls on data tracking. What rights do you have when it comes to privacy online? How can you be a smart cyber citizen and protect your personal digital data? These questions are at the heart of the Internet privacy debate.
Call Number: YA 323.448 Jan
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Nick Hunter
Call Number: 005.8 Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Janell Burley Hofmann
Description: "As Janell Burley Hofmann, mother of five, wrapped her 13-year-old's iPhone on Christmas Eve, she was overwhelmed by questions: "Will my children learn to sit and wonder without Googling? Should I know their passwords for online accounts? Will they experience the value of personal connection without technology?" To address her concerns, she outlined boundaries and expectations in a contract for her son to sign upon receiving his first cell phone. When Hofmann's editor at The Huffington Post posted the contract, now known as iRules, it resonated on a massive scale and went viral, resulting in a tsunami of media coverage and requests. It quickly became apparent that people across the country were hungry for more. In iRules, Hofmann provides families with the tools they need to find a balance between technology and human interaction through a philosophy she calls Slow Tech Parenting. In the book, she educates parents about the online culture tweens and teens enter the minute they go online, exploring issues like cyberbullying, friend fail, and sexting, as well as helping parents create their own iRules contracts to fit their families' needs. As funny and readable as it is prescriptive, iRules will help parents figure out when to unplug and how to stay in sync with the changing world of technology, while teaching their children self-respect, integrity, and responsibility"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 004.678 Hof
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Martha E. H. Rustad, Gail Saunders-Smith, JoAnne DeLurey Reed
Description: "Introduces readers to the concept of privacy, especially related to the Internet and online safety, such as creating a safe password. Includes a hands-on activity related to media literacy"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J 323.448 Rus
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Vicki Courtney
Call Number: 248.845 Cou
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Laurie Davis
Description: Explains the online dating process, from choosing the right site to creating a profile to sorting through matches, while also offering safety tips and advice on preparing for a first date.
Call Number: 306.73 Dav
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Christopher C Elisan
Call Number: 005.8 Eli
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Rich Campagna, Sibbu Iyer, Ashwin Krishnan
Call Number: 005.8 Cam
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Lucia Raatma
Call Number: J 004.67 Raa
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Michael Miller
Call Number: 025.0638 Mil
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Phyllis Cornwall
Description: Introduces proper online etiquette and safety for children, including cyberbullies, limiting personal information, and being responsible.
Call Number: J 004.67 Cor
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Jan Berenstain, Mike Berenstain
Description: When Papa brings home a computer, the whole family is soon spending all day, every day staring at the screen, which means it is up to Papa to get the Berenstains back into the real world.
Call Number: E Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Irene E. McDermott
Description: "No matter what the goal might be, from financial management and vacation planning to finishing homework and keeping in touch, there are quality Web resources available for free that can help individuals and families--if they know where to look. But who has time to find and evaluate them? This comprehensive, handy guide offers an easy shortcut to all the websites, blogs, online tools, and mobile phone apps that help real people make wise decisions in many aspects of modern living. Each chapter addresses real-life family dilemmas such as how to fix a car, how to find the best price for baby diapers, and even how to find a clinical trial that might save a life."--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 025.04 McD
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Saul Levmore, Martha Craven Nussbaum
Call Number: 343.7309 Off
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Violet Blue
Description: "Discusses how to protect personal information from online privacy violations. Covers how to set and store secure passwords, monitor online visibility, safely use social media and apps, and create online profiles. Contains emergency instructions for those who have been hacked or had their identity, phone, or laptop stolen"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 323.448 Blu
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Christine Wilcox
Call Number: YA 323.448 Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Andrea C. Nakaya
Description: Looks at questions related to social networking and its place in society, providing writings from opposing viewpoints intended to encourage critical thinking on how they relate to society, the individual, privacy, and teen safety.
Call Number: YA 006.754 Nak
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Linda Criddle, Nancy Muir
Description: Isn't the internet amazing? But, oh, the risks you've heard about - identity theft, e-mail scams, phony medical information, and more. Here's the guide you need to avoid the hazards with confidence, so you can shop, visit, invest, explore, pay bills, and do dozens of other things online more securely. Experts show you how to keep your computer virus-free, use social networking sites safely, protect your personal information, and keep your grandchildren safe online.
Call Number: LP 005.8 Cri
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Charles Seife
Description: Seife takes us into the Internet information jungle and cuts a path through the trickery, fakery, and cyber skullduggery that the online world enables. Taking on everything from breaking news coverage and online dating to program trading and that eccentric and unreliable source that is Wikipedia, Seife arms his readers with actual tools--or weapons--for discerning truth from fiction online--Excerpted from publisher.
Call Number: 025.04 Sei
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
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