Saturday, July 17, 2010

What should I read next?

What have you been reading? We want to know!
Have you read something fantastic? Are you looking for something great to read? Check out the purple binder at the library's Circulation Desk. Share your book or author recommendations with other library users OR browse through reviews written by readers like you. Books recommended by our patrons are displayed in the library's reference area.
And, if you are searching our online catalog from home and need a recommendation before you start placing requests, you can check this blog. We periodically post reader recommendations on this page.
Happy reading!

Barker Library Reader Recommendations

Looking for something to read? Try these titles recommended by library patrons like you!

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Schaffer
"Once you get past the title, the book is wonderful!"

School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
"Any 'foodie' would love it! Beautifully written."

Feast of Love by Charles Baxter
It will break you heart, but then fix it again."

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Victorian Dazzle

Come celebrate Victorian Dazzle at the Barker Library!
Saturday, July 17, 2010, 11am
Storytime in the Children's Room will feature works by Victorian author Beatrix Potter. Then, join us in the Steele Room to make and decorate your very own Victorian toy.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Read This!

Check out these reader recommendations:

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
"A must read!"

The Other by David Guterson
"If you liked Snow Falling on Cedars, you willl also like The Other. It is quite different, but the same Guterson magic.

Water, Stone, Heart by Will North
Real people and a gripping story set in the picturesque village of Boscastle, England. You won't want this book to end!

Happy Reading!