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2022 Edgar Award Nominees Announced: Best Novel

2022 Edgar Award Nominees Announced: Best Novel Borrowed by Bob Helmbrecht, collection development librarian The Mystery Writers of America recently announced the nominees for the 2022 Edgar Allan Poe Awards for the best mysteries published in 2021. You can find all of the Best Novel nominees in the Library's collections! And you can see ... read more about 2022 Edgar Award Nominees Announced: Best Novel

For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: 2022 Youth Media Award Winners

For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: 2022 Youth Media Award Winners Borrowed by Laura Frantz, collection development librarian The American Library Association revealed the winners of its annual Youth Media Awards, including the Newbery and Caldecott. The awards are selected by committees composed of librarians and other experts in literature and media and recognize the ... read more about For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: 2022 Youth Media Award Winners

Most Anticipated Fantasy Books

Most Anticipated Fantasy Books Created by Bob Helmbrecht, collection development librarian There is an amazing variety of fantasy novels coming out the first half of 2022. Check out some of the ones I’m most looking forward to, and place your holds now! “Age of Ash” by Daniel Abraham “From New York Times bestselling and ... read more about Most Anticipated Fantasy Books

“Listening Still” by Anne Griffin

“Listening Still” by Anne Griffin Review by Seana Zimmer, adult services library assistant at the Hillsborough branch  I had the pleasure of listening to this book prior to its release, and I loved it. The author had a lyrical turn of phrase that caught my attention, such as: “Until the words came of their ... read more about “Listening Still” by Anne Griffin

For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: Essential Grace Lin

For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: Essential Grace Lin Created by Laura Frantz, collection development librarian Author and illustrator Grace Lin is one of those rare talents who creates wonderful stories for a variety of readers. Her works include board books, picture books, early readers and middle grade novels. Next week, the Library will host ... read more about For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: Essential Grace Lin

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