July 6, 2011 | madame librarian
May We Suggest
This blog provides customized book recommendations to our patrons. To get your own, just fill out the May We Suggest form and you can expect results within 10 days. You can also like May We Suggest on facebook.
July 4, 2011 | Anne Heidemann
Great fruit & vegetable guide by writers, Ann Baggaley ... [et al.] — This book is fairly small, but it packs a ton of information into its pages. Many varieties of many categories of edibles are included: tree fruits, soft fruits, root vegetables, brassicas, leafy vegetables, stem vegetables, salad vegetables, fruiting vegetables, and more. Also throughout are tips and hints for growing particular types of fruit and veg.
June 30, 2011 | Brad B.
June 30, 2011 | Anne Heidemann
Twilight garden : a guide to enjoying your garden in the evening hours by Lia Leendertz — Sorry, Twihards, this book isn't about Bella and Edward, though perhaps they might enjoy hanging out in a garden like this book describes: one that can be enjoyed at night as well as in the daytime. Covered here are techniques for using color, light, scent, and water to make your garden a sensory experience that is pleasing no matter what time of day. Many plants flower at night, and Leendertz focuses on those, as well as on those that stay in bloom overnight. Most of the flowers recommended are white or are especially pleasing under moonlight.
June 29, 2011 | madame librarian
- Book Awards
- Macavity Awards
- Mystery Readers International
- May We Suggest
- Historical Fiction
Mystery Readers International has announced this year's nominations for an Macavity Award. The winners will be announced at Boucheron 2011, the World Mystery Convention which will be held in St. Louis this September. Janet Rudolph's blog, Mystery Fanfare has the complete list of the nominations for Best Mystery, Best First Mystery, etc.
June 29, 2011 | madame librarian
June 27, 2011 | Brad Czerniak
If you watched, and liked, the viral Youtube video Hey You! What Song are you Listening to? NEW YORK, you might be interested to find out that a Tumblr has been doing the same thing with New Yorkers, but for books; and they've been at it for a long time. CoverSpy is "A team of publishing nerds hits the subways, streets, parks & bars to find out what New Yorkers are reading right now." Here are some spied covers from the site, linked here to the CPL catalog:
June 27, 2011 | obrienbc
Flyfisher's guide to Michigan by Jim Bedford
Trout streams of Michigan: a fly-angler's guide by Bob Linsenman and Steve Nevala; foreword by Ernest Schwiebert
Beginner's guide to fly fishing by Jim Casada
Fly fishing made easy: a manual for beginners with tips for the experienced by Michael Rutter and Dave Card
Fly fishing: the lifetime sport by David and Cheryl Young
June 27, 2011 | Anne Heidemann
Vogue knitting knitopedia : the ultimate A to Z for knitters — Looking for information related to pretty much any aspect of knitting? Look no further, as this knitopedia has brief entries on just about everything, from Aran knitting to yak fiber, from bobbles to traveling stitches. This is one of those books that is both fun to flip through and useful when you need to look up something specific.
June 25, 2011 | Michelle