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
Emma Forrest is 33 years old, and the film rights to her memoir, Your Voice In My Head, have already been acquired. At 13 she was writing stories for the London Evening Standard. At 16 she had her own column in the Sunday Times. She was contributing to the Guardian, Vogue, Vanity Fair, and the Independent by the age of 21. At 22 she published her first book, Namedropper. It was very well received, as were the other two novels … Continue reading
Spring is upon us; the flowers are blooming, allergies are flaring, and home projects are on the horizon in preparation for warmer months. So, put on your working clothes, throw on your favorite tunes, and use these beautiful days to tackle all of those do-it-yourself plans that you’ve been putting off all year. Home Improvement Reference Center, offered by EBSCOhost, can assist you with all of your big projects or ideas, and may even provide you with new ones! The … Continue reading