Baseball Prospectus 2013: the essential guide to the 2013 season by edited by King Kaufman and Cecilia M. Tan
The Bird: The Life and Legacy of Mark Fidrych by Wilson, Doug
Francona: the Red Sox years by Terry Francona and Dan Shaughnessy
Hank Greenberg: the hero of heroes by John Rosengren
Pass the peanuts and Cracker Jack!
The racketeer [Large Print] by John Grisham
The Super Bowl: an official retrospective by edited by Ken Leiker and Craig Ellenport
The NFL Super Bowl companion: personal reflections on America's favorite game by edited by John Wiebusch
The NFL playoffs are in full swing and Super Bowl 47 is right around the corner. While you're waiting, catch up on some of the lives of some of the sport's greatest players and coaches — both past and present:
Moving the chains: Tom Brady and the pursuit of everything by Charles P. Pierce
Namath: a biography by Mark Kriegel
Goon [videodisc] by produced by Don Carmody, David Gross, Andre Rouleau, Jay Baruchel, Ian Dimerman ;
December date is the 9th at 1:00 PM.
No December 23rd date due to holidays.
Tim Heller, avid chess player, hosts informal open play on the second and fourth Sundays of most months in the library Community Room, while providing instruction and pointers on improving your game. Beginners are welcome. The 4th Sundays include a tournament by "Library Chess Clubs." For tournament information and registration, please email email@example.com.
Major League Baseball is jetting toward the World Series faster than vendors can toss hot dogs to the hungry crowd. This year the World Series begins on October 24, 2012, so only a little over a month away. Will the Detroit Tigers make it into the playoffs? Only time will tell. We are one game behind the White Sox, so keep your fingers crossed and check out our awesome books and dvd's hightlighting Detroit's finest. Go Tigers!
Looking for some great Fourth Grade reads? Try some of these:
The strange case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
The one and only Ivan by Katherine Applegate; illustrations by Patricia Castelao
Tales of a fourth grade nothing by Judy Blume; illustrated by Roy Doty
The 2012 London Olympics by Nick Hunter — Last night, sadly, was the closing ceremonies for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. It was such a spectacle to watch and I have to admit, I may be going through Olympic withdrawal. Are you? Have no fear! We have great books on London, Brazil (where Rio de Janeiro will be the host of the 2016 Summer Games), and the Olympics. Have fun reading and reliving all your favorite things about this year's Summer Games!
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