Independence Day Closing

The Library will be closed Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Remember, our online resources are always available! 

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The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

In this story by Patrick Ness, we follow young Todd Hewitt as he and his dog Manchee flee through swamps and forests, over hills and through plains, searching for an unknown place of safety, with nothing to his name but a small bag and a knife. Stumbling upon Viola, a lost girl from The Old World, the two are on the run from Todd's old settlement, and more specifically from its large army that is out to capture him.

Chaos Theory by Rich Restucci

The walking dead are tearing through the world.  An unlikely man with the gift – or curse? – of immunity, and an equally unlikely group of survivors struggle to remain uninfected.  The group – a convict, a Sasquatch-sized mute genius, and a young girl – must pull together to fight off thousands of slow-walking, brain-eating zombies, and hundreds of their much faster and smarter cousins, the “runners,” in order to find some semblance of a normal life.  Unfortunately, the walking and running dead aren’t the only dangers in this world.
 

Unseen City by Amy Shearn

Meg Rhys is a textbook example of a “spinster librarian”. In her forties, she spends most of her time in the local history stacks of the Brooklyn Public Library, and the rest of the time living hermetically in her apartment with her dead sister’s cat and her dead sister’s ghost, staunchly resistant to any suggestions of change. Enter Ellis Williams, a charming library patron seeking assistance in figuring out whether his family’s home might have a ghost of its own.

How Not to Kill Your Houseplant by Veronica Peerless

Did you bond with your houseplants during the pandemic, but haven’t had any luck keeping your greenery green?  Then you may want to check out this user-friendly guide to caring for some of the most commonly grown houseplants.  This book begins with general potting guidelines, then arranges information for specific plants by type.  It outlines the basics on everything a plant needs to thrive in easily understood bullet points.  You’ll get details of light, temperature, soil, water and feeding along with tips on possible problem areas, such as disease and insect pests, without being overwhelm

The Bridgerton series by Julia Quinn

The Bridgerton family is well-known in Regency London society; eight siblings, named in alphabetical order, each handsome and beautiful and full of personality. Each book in the series follows a sibling as they (willingly or unwillingly) find their true love. If you’re a fan of soapy romance, period dramas, or Jane Austen, you’ll surely find a story to love in this series.