Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Clear your calendars for the NEA Big Read at BCLS, a celebration of Dashiell Hammett’s thrilling detective tale The Maltese Falcon. During this time, we're also celebrating the 1941 film starring Humphrey Bogart. Directed by John Huston, this classic translation of the book is considered one of the...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Get ready to celebrate your right to read during Banned Books Week! Each year, the American Library Association (ALA) designates a week in September to celebrate and acknowledge challenged books. The designated week, which this year runs from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1, brings attention to censorship and...
Friday, September 16, 2016
September 17 marks the third annual Batman Day, which began in 2014 as a celebration of the Dark Knight’s 75th anniversary and continues as a celebration of one of the world’s most popular superheroes.  Batman, also known as billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne, was first introduced in Detective Comics...
Friday, September 16, 2016
Oprah has added a new book to her book club list! The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead follows Cora, a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. After learning about the railroad, Cora decides to take a chance and head north, where things do not go as planned. In the novel, Whitehead takes...
Friday, September 9, 2016
September is Happy Cat Month, a month-long celebration dedicated to finding ways to keep our feline friends happy, healthy and purring all year long. Have you ever wondered how to make your cats really, really happy? When it comes to their own health and well-being, cats will often tell us how to...