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Women in Engineering

Interested in becoming an Engineer? We are celebrating women and young girls in STEM focusing on Engineering. Check out the famous women working today and groundbreaking  pioneers! For current statistics on Women in the Engineering work force, please go to the Society...

Ways to Practice Self-Love

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the season of love, it’s easy to forget the most important facet of the subject: self-love. There should never be a time constraint on this necessity. It can be hard to show up for ourselves if we are not accustomed to it....

Black History Month

All February long we are celebrating Black History Month.  Our team has curated a list of the best books and media to check out.  Books My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite Swing Time by Zadie Smith House of Eve by Sadeqa Johnson The Vanishing Half by...

Setsubun: A Japanese Bean-Throwing Festival

What do beans, sardines, Japanese ogres, and giant sushi rolls have in common? The fascinating Japanese holiday known as Setsubun (seh-tsu-BOON), of course! Setsubun (節分) is a traditional festival in Japan that marks the day before the beginning of Spring according to...

Where to Start with the Classics

If you're new to reading classic works of literature or looking for a new book to try out then this post is for you! I probably am the biggest reading of classic fiction and I'm hear to pass along some of my favorites to help you find your next great read. Easy...

Book to Screen in 2024

Looking for a new movie or television this year? Try out one of the new 2024 book to screen adaptations. Which one are you most excited to see.  We've broken this post into what's playing in the theaters and streaming. Coming to the Big Screen in  2024 The End We...

Author Spotlight

We are kicking off our new Author Spotlight series with British author Daphne Du Maurier.  The Alfred Hitchcock course will be discussing the 1940 film Rebecca on January 22. The image above is from the National Portrait Gallery in Lodon.    Daphne du Maurier was...

The Films of Studio Ghibli

One of the premier animation studios, Studio Ghibli, since its founding in 1985 has changed the style of anime. Studio Ghibli projects have beeen the highest grossing films at the Japanese box office and going on to win international awards in the animation...

Holidays in Film and Television

The holiday season is in full swing and we're taking a deep dive into some of these favorite Christmas movies and Holiday tv episodes.  If you haven't seen any of the following we encourage you to check them out with your families.It's a Wonderful Life (1946) How did...

Holiday Reading and Watch Guide

We're jumpstarting the holidays with our new Holiday Guide! We've curated books, movies and television episodes for the season. Please let us know in the comments what is your favorite holiday entertainment!!Holiday Books to cozy up to3 Holidays and a Wedding by Uzma...
Women in Engineering

Women in Engineering

Interested in becoming an Engineer? We are celebrating women and young girls in STEM focusing on Engineering. Check out the famous women working today and groundbreaking  pioneers! For current statistics on Women in the Engineering work force, please go to the Society...

Ways to Practice Self-Love

Ways to Practice Self-Love

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the season of love, it’s easy to forget the most important facet of the subject: self-love. There should never be a time constraint on this necessity. It can be hard to show up for ourselves if we are not accustomed to it....

Black History Month

Black History Month

All February long we are celebrating Black History Month.  Our team has curated a list of the best books and media to check out.  Books My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite Swing Time by Zadie Smith House of Eve by Sadeqa Johnson The Vanishing Half by...

Setsubun: A Japanese Bean-Throwing Festival

Setsubun: A Japanese Bean-Throwing Festival

What do beans, sardines, Japanese ogres, and giant sushi rolls have in common? The fascinating Japanese holiday known as Setsubun (seh-tsu-BOON), of course! Setsubun (節分) is a traditional festival in Japan that marks the day before the beginning of Spring according to...

Where to Start with the Classics

Where to Start with the Classics

If you're new to reading classic works of literature or looking for a new book to try out then this post is for you! I probably am the biggest reading of classic fiction and I'm hear to pass along some of my favorites to help you find your next great read. Easy...

Book to Screen in 2024

Book to Screen in 2024

Looking for a new movie or television this year? Try out one of the new 2024 book to screen adaptations. Which one are you most excited to see.  We've broken this post into what's playing in the theaters and streaming. Coming to the Big Screen in  2024 The End We...

Author Spotlight

Author Spotlight

We are kicking off our new Author Spotlight series with British author Daphne Du Maurier.  The Alfred Hitchcock course will be discussing the 1940 film Rebecca on January 22. The image above is from the National Portrait Gallery in Lodon.    Daphne du Maurier was...

The Films of Studio Ghibli

The Films of Studio Ghibli

One of the premier animation studios, Studio Ghibli, since its founding in 1985 has changed the style of anime. Studio Ghibli projects have beeen the highest grossing films at the Japanese box office and going on to win international awards in the animation...

Holidays in Film and Television

Holidays in Film and Television

The holiday season is in full swing and we're taking a deep dive into some of these favorite Christmas movies and Holiday tv episodes.  If you haven't seen any of the following we encourage you to check them out with your families.It's a Wonderful Life (1946) How did...

Holiday Reading and Watch Guide

Holiday Reading and Watch Guide

We're jumpstarting the holidays with our new Holiday Guide! We've curated books, movies and television episodes for the season. Please let us know in the comments what is your favorite holiday entertainment!!Holiday Books to cozy up to3 Holidays and a Wedding by Uzma...

TV and Movie Recommendations

TV and Movie Recommendations

Looking for something new to watch? Check out these movies and tv shows curated by our team!TV shows to check outBad Sisters (Apple TV) Loki (Disney plus) Lessons in Chemistry (Apple TV) Black Cake (Hulu) The Afterparty (Apple TV) Reservation Dogs (FX and Hulu)...

November is National Memoir Month!

November is National Memoir Month!

November is National Memoir Writing Month and in this post we will be discsussing the various types of memoirs, a brief look at the history of early memoirs and recommendations.  Be sure to come to the Main Library and check out our in house library display for Memoir...

Podcast Recommendations from Our Team!

Podcast Recommendations from Our Team!

Are you looking for a new podcast? Our team has compiled a current list of podcast shows that cover a wide variety of genres. You can listen to any of the recommendations on all major platforms today!Books/Literature If Books Could Kill The Stacks Book Riot: The...

Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month

Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month

November is Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month. Our team has curated a list of books, movies and television that highlight indigenous authors and performers. Books Project 562 by Matika Wilbur Bad Cree by Jessica Johns And Then She Fell by Alicia Eliott If I Ever Get...

Universal Studios and the Rise of Horror films

Universal Studios and the Rise of Horror films

In the early days of Hollywood, the majority of the studios were making some of the most enduring films we still love today. However there was one studio that did not make waves and that was Universal. Universal was struggling financially when movies went from Silent...