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Sign up NOW for summer reading!
Uniquely Stafford Call for Artists: Deadline September 26
Learn fast with Mango Languages
Stafford 350
eBooks - we've got 'em
Digital magazines from Zinio. Back issues available.

LibraryPoint Blog

05/23/2012 - 4:15pm
Books! The Magic is Real! with Joe Romano

Witness breath-taking feats of magic using characters and plot lines from well-known books.  Joe Romano's exciting production brings books to life through the art of magic and illusion. Grades K-6.  Sign-up now!

Saturday, June 9:  Newton Branch 10:00, Montross Branch 12:00

Saturday, June 16: Porter Branch, 10:30 and 11:30

Monday, June 18: Headquarters Library, 9:30 and 10:30

Wednesday, June 20: England Run Branch, 2:00 and 4:00

Thursday, June 21: Salem Church Branch, 1:00 and 2:00

Thursday, June 21: Snow Branch 4:30

Friday, June 22: Cooper Branch, 1:00

05/23/2012 - 3:29pm
Book covers of suggested matches for The Hunger Games

If you're an adult or teen looking for some books you'll love this summer, join us on Facebook for Book Match Madness: www.facebook.com/crrlnews!

Tell us the last three books you read and our Reading Rapid Response Team will get right back to you with a personalized reading recommendation.

The first Friday of each month this summer on Facebook: June 1, July 6, and August 3.

05/23/2012 - 3:31am
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt

This book has a brilliant title: The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt. The oxymoron continues in the characters, the plot and the language—its poetic style contrasts with the violence of the Old West.  It’s a Western but with twists on the genre; the novel has brutality mixed with moments of sweetness and humor. 

The main characters are killers with bruised pasts: Charlie Sisters is the epitome of Old West: brutal, money-hungry and cold; Eli Sisters, the narrator of the tale, loves to give away his money, has a soft heart for barmaids, and is questioning his profession and his future.  Eli loves his poor excuse for a horse, Tub, and embraces dental hygiene!