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

New Books 1/30/17

Barren Cove by Ariel Winter Retiring to a beach house at Barren Cove, a stately Victorian manor even older than he is, Sapien, searching for meaning in a world where his outdated allegiances to a time long past have left him isolated and hopeless, becomes fascinated with the family whose lives are entwined with the… Continue Reading New Books 1/30/17

New Books 1/23/16

At Rope’s End by Edward Kay A forensic psychology expert with an antagonistic relationship with the police teams up with a detective who thinks the lead on a murder case is bent on putting away an innocent man to close the case and raise his esteem. The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden A… Continue Reading New Books 1/23/16