Shakespeare for Beginners

When you first approach reading Shakespeare, it can be a daunting experience. Even though I grew up reading books with similar language, I still found Shakespeare difficult unless I had a teacher holding my hand every step of the way. I could just about understand the basic plot line and even some of the language…
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Visiting Author Tim O’Brien

This post is part of our Guest Picks series, featuring members of our library community sharing their favorite books and movies. Tim O'Brien is the author of our NEA Big Read selection, The Things They Carried - a collection of linked semi-autobiographical stories inspired by his experiences in the Vietnam War. He will be joining us for…
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Stream Christmas Films with Kanopy

These aren’t Claymation perennials or Hallmark heartwarmers, but each film below has something unique to add to the holidays. From the true story of a wartime Christmas remembered decades later to celebrations in song to modern stories of hope restored, we hope you find something here to bring you Christmas cheer. Please note: On Kanopy, you receive…
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