New Books 2/13/17

Learn what scientists in the field of biomechanics are learning about animals or learn about the Danish philosophy of hygge (pronounced hoo-ga).  Enjoy a mystery by a debut author like Abby Fabiaschi  or an old favorite like James Patterson.  Catch up on the latest series books by Karen White and Christine Feehan.   4 3… Continue Reading New Books 2/13/17

New Books 2/6/17

The Book That Changed America by Randall Fuller Fuller traces the impact of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists and social reformers, including Henry David Thoreau and Bronson Alcott, against a backdrop of growing tensions and transcendental idealism in 1860 America. Clownfish Blues by Tim Dorsey Hitting… Continue Reading New Books 2/6/17

The 2016 National Book Awards

The winners of the National Book Award for 2016 include the following: Fiction WINNER: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead FINALISTS: The Throwback Special by Chris Bachelder News of the World by Paulette Jiles The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson Nonfiction WINNER: Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in… Continue Reading The 2016 National Book Awards

Free Genealogy Workshops Offered at the Library

  Genealogy librarian Barbara Becker will be offering her tenth annual series of workshops for those interested in genealogy.  These classes are for beginners and seasoned pros as well.  To learn more about these workshops, read the Miami NewsRecord article below.  To learn what will be covered in each workshop, click on the Keys to… Continue Reading Free Genealogy Workshops Offered at the Library