New Books 12/17/18

Current topics are on this shelf from the causes behind the opioid crisis to current research on medical marijuana, along with the 2018 Booker Prize winner by Anna Burns and a spin-off of George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series.   Abandoned by W. Michael Gear A sci-fi action adventure, set on Donovan, a… Continue Reading New Books 12/17/18

War, Not War, and Peace

Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma (LTAIO) Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma is a great way to connect with neighbors over books and ideas.  It is a reading and discussion series which consists of 4-5 sessions, each featuring a book from the chosen discussion theme. A humanities scholar opens each session telling about the author’s life,… Continue Reading War, Not War, and Peace

Miami Public Library Customer Survey

Click on link: People from all walks of life use library resources and services for a variety of reasons.  People come to the library to attend classes to improve their health or to participate in a book discussion.  They bring their children to the library for Lego League, S.T.E.A.M. classes, art classes or to participate… Continue Reading Miami Public Library Customer Survey

2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Finalists

Six finalists, three fiction and three nonfiction, have been selected for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The two medal winners will be announced on January 27, 2019, at the American Library Association Midwinter meeting in Seattle. FICTION This evocative novel, equally rich in character and adventure, tells the wonderfully strange… Continue Reading 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Finalists