May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

In celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander culture, diversity and heritage, please enjoy this selection of movies and documentaries, some available on Hoopla and Kanopy. The Farewellavailable on Kanopy This…

April is Deaf History Month

This year Deaf History Month will be celebrated from April 1-30th, according to The National Association of the Deaf. This month shines a light on Deaf culture and its background…

Writing Prompts for NaNoWriMo

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and writers the world over and sweating nervously and pacing about, trying to come up with the perfect idea for a story or…

Back to School Bento Boxes

School lunches can get pretty boring. Not with the bento box! Bento is a Japanese style lunch, typically consisting of several elements organized neatly in compartments. The possibilities for creating…

Great Listens for the Road

Planning a road trip? Looking for a good downloadable audiobook to pass the time and make you laugh? The following make great choices for adult listeners. All of these titles…

Juneteenth Titles

Juneteenth (June 19th) is now a federal holiday. This historic celebration commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, and marks the day when slaves in Galveston, Texas learned…

Fathers in Film

This weekend we celebrate Father's Day. Whether you are a father or know a father, one thing is for sure, fatherhood can be complicated. The following films present fathers in…

Hope is the Thing With Feathers

April is National Month of Hope. This particular April, hope takes many forms. As the world begins to unwind from the grasp of COVID and things slowly begin to bloom…

Irish movies you’ll love

In honor of St. Patrick's Day and Irish-American Heritage Month, here is a selection of Irish-themed movies in our collection that will make for a great movie night. In the…

Women Who Challenge…With Humor

March 8th is International Women's Day. The theme is Choose to Challenge. Here you can read about a selection of women who challenge...with humor. Lindy West's reflections on learning to…

Love is in the air….

Can you feel the love? As we move through this cold month, let us take a moment to appreciate some of the most poignant books of love poetry, available in…

Happiness in 2021 with Hoopla

Thank goodness, 2021 is finally here! Let's look to the future with a positive mindset. Hone your happiness skills with the following titles from Hoopla. Remember, they are always available…

A Hoopla Thanksgiving

Staying at home this Thanksgiving? Try out some of the titles available in Hoopla. No need to leave the comfort of home (except to grocery shop). Here are a few…

NaNoWriMo: Start Your Story!

It's NaNoWriMo! That glorious time of year when we sit down with pen and paper, and challenge ourselves to write 50,000 words in one month! To help you along to…