Storytime Break

Storytimes are on break from May 1- 27. We'll start up again on May 28th, after Memorial Day weekend! We're busy getting prepped and ready for Summer Reading 2019! See everyone at the end of May…
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Discover Something New

You probably know this, but just in case you didn’t. LPL gets tons of new items every day. From the digital to the hardback book, from the CD, to the newest release for Nintento Switch, we are always getting something new. If you haven’t perused a New Shelf in a while (I’ll let you pick…
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Love is in the (Holiday) Air

I am usually the type of person to turn my nose up at holiday-centered romances. If someone is falling in love at Christmas time, I’m not the first person to put myself on the holds list or bounce up and down on my couch waiting for the latest Hallmark channel release. However, I'm a HUGE…
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WHOA, That’s a Lot of Books!

If you’re a consummate follower of LPL’s lists, then you may have noticed some whoppers hitting the web. I have almost finished putting together my list of 100 Great Books for Toddlers (waiting on some replacements) while others in the Youth Services Staff have put together some other great lists of 100 great books. But…
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Offbeat Fantasy

Fantasy, like a lot of other genres, has a lot of tropes, plot devices, and character archetypes that at times make it predictable. Even with new worlds, strange creatures, and magic systems we have yet to comprehend, the genre has its limitations. Therefore, I’m always on the hunt for something a little off the beaten…
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