As a librarian I try to read the “popular” books so I will know what everyone is talking about. That’s why I started reading Fifty Shades of Grey. I read the second one because I couldn’t wait to find out what happened to Ana Steele and Christian Grey. There are a series of three books about these characters. It is set mostly in Seattle, WA. Ana meets “Fifty” when she falls through his office door. She’s only there because she’s helping a … Continue reading
Do you know about LearningExpress Library? It’s a great service BCPL offers that allows you to take online practice exams, use learning skills, gain computer skills and more! Remote Access In-house Access LearningExpress Library has added some new exams and titles, here’s the complete list: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ New Online Practice Exams NCLEX-RN Practice Tests NCLEX-RN Practice Test 1 NCLEX-RN Practice Test 2 PANCE Practice Tests PANCE Practice Test 1 PANCE Practice Test 2 ASSET Practice Tests … Continue reading
BCPL’s music collection recently got a makeover that makes it more user-friendly. The adult collection is now broken into 11 genres, with color-coded labels to make browsing fast and easy: classical, comedy, country, fitness, holiday, jazz, pop/rock, rap/ hip-hop, religious, soundtrack and spoken word. Everything geared toward those 12 and under has a childrens label and is located in the youth services department.
After a 4 year hiatus, Richelle Mead is back and picking up where she left off in the Vampire Academy series. Bloodlines is written from Sydney’s perspective. Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, an ancient group sworn to protect humans from Vampires. Because of her “close” association with a dhamphir (a half-human/half-vampire) in the Vampire Academy books, Sydney’s place among the Alchemists is tenusous. However, Jill Dragomir – the fifteen-year-old sister to the Moroi queen – has been attacked and needs protection. Sydney is … Continue reading
Ballard and Sandrine are traveling on a seemingly endless journey down the Amazon river. This one-night read covers the story of twenty-five years of their very emotionally charged life. They are on a yacht with a crew they never see because that’s one of their rules. They hear strange sounds and have many weird experiences. Only Peter Straub can make a story so disturbing.
From KDLA: Historic Confederate pension applications now available online The complete collection of Confederate Pension Application files is now available in a digital format on the KDLA website, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. The applications are searchable by name, unit and county, and provide invaluable information to genealogists, local historians, and anyone interested in Civil War history. The files are available at the Confederate Pension search page. The Confederate Pension Act was passed by the … Continue reading