Today’s New York Times details the history of Cabrini-Green through the eyes of one of its residents. “The Towers Came Down, and with them the Promise of Public Housing”.
Fiction: “Little Fires Everywhere”
Mystery and thriller: “Into the Water”
Historical Fiction: “Before we were Yours”
Horror: “Sleeping Beauties”
Memoir and Autobiography: “What Happened”
Ever wonder what to do with all your excess candy from Halloween? Why not donate it to charity. Here’s an article from the New York Times on the subject.
“identity”. Read all about it here.
Across the United States, more than books and dvds are being offered for check out at the local public library. North Haven, Connecticut offers cakes pans, Grand Rapids, Minnesota offers fishing rods, and snow shoes are offered in Biddeford, Maine. Read here to find other unusual items that are available.
Today’s New York Times gives the calorie count of some of your favorite foods from Chipotle’s menu.
Called the “forgotten megafauna” by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, this giraffe article in the New York Times will enhance your knowledge about a wonderful, but overlooked, graceful animal.
What genre interests you?
Women’s fiction? Try Danielle Steel’s Power Play
Literary fiction with tinges of magical realism and fairy tales? Try Helen Oyeyemi’s Boy, Snow, Bird
Detective fiction? Try Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes. Yes, this is King’s first attempt at this genre.
Dystopian fiction? Try Laline Paull’s The Bees
Science Fiction? Try Andy Weir’s The Martian
Non-Fiction? Try Lily Koppel’s The astronaut wives club : a true story
We have more great books for your entertainment! Take one on vacation. Come visit us at the library.
According to this article in the New York Times, emotion plays a large role.
Some time this week, Kyah, a giraffe residing at the Oklahoma City zoo will undergo surgery to correct a terminal defect. It will be the first time this operation has been attempted on a giraffe. Read the story here for further details.