- The Sea by John Banville (read by John Lee)
- The Lace Reader by Barry Brunonia (read by Alyssa Bresnahan)
- The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (read by the author)
- The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (read by Karen White)
- When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris (read by the author)
- The Guersney Literary and Potato Peel Society (read by various readers)
- A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith (read by Bernadette Dunne)
- The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters (read by Simon Vance)
- Montana 1948 by Larry Watson (read by Beau Bridges)
- The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski (ready by Richard Poe)
If you are interested in reading about new cultures or how we adapt or don't adapt may we suggest...
Are you looking for someone new to read? Maybe a new mystery author? I'm hoping I'll find time to read at least one of these five titles this summer. Meredith Cole won the St. Martin's/Malice Domestic Best First Traditional Mystery Competition. Let us know what you think.
Angel's advocate by Mary Stanton
Bait by Nick Brownlee
Hangman blind by Cassandra Clark
The Digital Bookmobile is a high-tech upgrade of the traditional bookmobile housed in an 18-wheel tractor-trailer. Instead of printed books, you’ll experience broadband Internet-connected PCs, high definition monitors, a premium sound system and a variety of portable media players. Interactive learning stations give visitors an opportunity to search the library’s digital media collection and sample supported mobile devices like MP3 players, smart phones and eBook readers.
Follow the Digital Bookmobile's tour of the U.S. as it works its way to Canton.
Thirteenth night : a medieval mystery by Alan Gordon
Cocaine blues : a Phryne Fisher mystery by Kerry Greenwood
A play of Isaac by Margaret Frazer
Sweet poison by David Roberts
Taking Shakespeare's play King Lear from tragedy to comedy may seem like a tall order, but Christopher Moore does exactly that in his new book "Fool". Told from the point of view of Lear's fool, Pocket, the book is bawdy good time. But the narrator, Euan Morton, has a gift with creating unique voices for each character making the book standout in a way the paper version could not.
Do you speak a language other than English? Are you studying a language in school? Do you want to learn another language for your own enrichment? If you answered YES to any of those questions, you need to check out the children's international language collection.
Last year we added non-English juvenile feature films and learning DVDs and all languages available in the Muzzy language learning series, and this year we've eliminated the old book/cassette language kits and have updated with book/CD kits.
Master downloading an eBook or an eAudiobook from the library's growing digital collection. Prerequisite: Web navigation skills. Register online.
Finding My Voice, by author and NPR host Diane Rehm, is the Everyone's Reading selection for 2009. Fans of her award-winning radio show are sure to enjoy her memoir, but others will also find it inspiring as she recounts numerous and often painful obstacles she's overcome in her personal and professional life.