July 17, 2014 – 7:00 pm – Main Library Join us for an evening with inspirational speaker Jennifer Pharr Davis who in 2011 hiked, stumbled, and sometimes crawled the 2,181 mile Appalachian Trail in 46 days (an average of 47 miles per day), becoming the fastest person to hike the trail and the first woman […]
Ever think back to your childhood and remember what you wanted to do when you grew up? This debut novel by Lori Nelson Spielman touches on this very idea. This book selection for this summer’s GR Reads, tells the story of Brett Bohlinger who embarks on a year-long journey of self-discovery after the death of […]
OK, maybe not a junkie, but I do love pop culture and in particular, I love reading about movies or shows or theatrical productions that are near and dear to my heart. So, when I saw the book Top of the Rock, I knew I had to read it. It is a book about NBC […]
Part of Early Literacy is being healthy enough to learn. Books can give you hints on keeping your family and children well. It’s reassuring to know if something isn’t serious and when to call the doctor or not. To be in-the-know, check out these books: General Family Health Information: […]
We all know that feeling, “What do I read now?”. Maybe the trilogy is over. Maybe the new book in the series won’t be out for another year. Maybe the author has only one amazing book and you want to read more like it. Maybe you just know there have to be other amazing alternate […]
The winner of GRPL’s second annual March Madness Library Style is I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai. Thanks for voting for this year’s top books. You can find a list of all of the competitors on the GRPL Pinterest page.
I’ve recently been on a huge YA reading kick and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down. New books are coming out constantly so I know sometimes it’s hard to decide what it worth reading and what is not. So if we have any YA readers out there then perhaps I can help you choose […]
It seems there is an app for everything. I recently was alerted of an app from Zero to Three called Let’s Play! I, first, chuckled (since the library has the Let’s Play! Workshops), then looked over the app and decided to download it. The app breaks activities such as chores, boredom busters, meal time and […]