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Sat. 6/3: the Hillsborough branch will open at 1:00 p.m.

June Indie Next List

June Indie Next List   Borrowed by Yvonne Selander, collection development librarian Every month the American Booksellers Association, an organization of independent booksellers, puts together the IndieNext list. I am a HUGE fan of its lists having found many new (and now favorite) authors, great books for discussion, and books that are just darn good. ... read more about June Indie Next List

June Is Pride Month

June Is Pride Month Created by Bob Helmbrecht, collection development librarian Pride Month takes place every June to celebrate and raise awareness of the LGBTQ community. It is scheduled in June to commemorate the Stonewall uprising in June 1969, when patrons of the Stonewall and others in Greenwich Village fought back against a police ... read more about June Is Pride Month

June LibraryReads List

June LibraryReads List  Borrowed by Yvonne Selander, collection development librarian The Top 10 books published this month that library staff across the country love! Top Pick: “The Quiet Tenant” by Clemence Michallon “All the Sinners Bleed” by S.A. Cosby “The Brightest Star” by Gail Tsukiyama “A Crown of Ivy and Glass” by Claire Legrand ... read more about June LibraryReads List

“Hello Beautiful” by Ann Napolitano

“Hello Beautiful” by Ann Napolitano Review by Amy Atzert, collection development librarian William Waters never really felt like he had a family. His baby sister Caroline only lived for six days and after she died, his parents seemed to forget they had another child. He had food and a roof over his head but ... read more about “Hello Beautiful” by Ann Napolitano

“The Blackhouse” by Carole Johnstone

“The Blackhouse” by Carole Johnstone Review by Yvonne Selander, collection development librarian When Maggie was 5 years old she announced that she was really Andrew and was murdered in the town of Kilmeray. Her mom brought her to the island community, but no one knew of anyone named Andrew who was missing or murdered ... read more about “The Blackhouse” by Carole Johnstone

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