Are you dreaming of summer reading? Warm up by reading good books this winter! Read 25 books between January 3 and March 31 and you will win a prize. Pick up an entry form at the adult department referenceQuestions that you ask of library staff that require knowledge of the content of the collection or other resources such as those on the web. Sometimes you are referred to the answer, hence Reference. Reference can also refer to our reference materials that are often encyclopedic books that have many volumes and a concentrated number of facts and/or statistics. These materials usually have an overnight loan period so they are available in the library most of the time. desk.
A completed entry form may be redeemed for a prize.
One prize per person.
The Winter Reading Challenge is for adults and teens (12 and over).
John Carr will discuss his career, including two books released in 2010 and three scheduled for 2011. His earlier books include Ophidian Consiracy and Kalvin Kingmaker as well as other written in collaboration with Roland J. Green and Don Hawthorne. He will also discuss his thirty year journey writing the biography of H. Beam Piper, author of the Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen saga.more info
We begin our new season by yielding the floor to you! This is your chance to share your writing with the group. New writers are welcome. Please limit your reading to 5 minutes. Those who pre-register will be scheduled to read first, but latecomers are welcome, too. To pre-register, please contact Sally Driscoll at firstname.lastname@example.org info
Read free ebooks on your computer by going to these websites.
Google Book Search
Search the full text of books to find ones that interest you and learn where to buy or borrow them.
The Online Books Page
The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet by providing a searchable directory to them. It is hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Library and maintained by John Mark Ockerbloom.
You can now download ebooks from our Overdrive media portal (as well as audiobooks.) They will work on Sony e-readers, Barnes and Noble Nooks, or your computer. They will not work on Amazon's Kindle. Our brand new ebook collection has some of the most popular books currently at Schlow Library like The Help by Kathryn Stockett, Kisser by Stuart Woods, The Postmistress by Sarah Blake, Food Rules by Michael Pollan, Game Change by John Heilemann, as well as many other selections.
Join us for a discussion of The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski.more info
Join us for a discussion of Breakfast with Buddha by Roland Merullo.more info