Booklovers Podcast: Stranger Things Readalikes

This episode, we discuss readalikes for the television series Stranger Things. Stranger Things has a bit of a horror-mystery feel with lots of 1980s nostalgia thrown into the mix. A group of kids tries to figure out what happened to their friend who’s gone missing under very mysterious circumstances. Andrea, Mary and I share our […]


6 Crock Pot Cookbooks to Make Autumn Easy and Yummy

Autumn is the season of changing leaves, pumpkin spice, scarves and crock pots. The sun sets sooner and the evenings are cooler. So I’m ready to cook heartier foods like soups, stews, and chilis. I love the ease and convenience of using a crock pot. I toss the ingredients in it before I leave in […]

By Laura | books

Booklovers Podcast: Horror

This episode, Meghann and I discuss scary books of all sorts – one for kids, classics by Stephen King, a thriller. And one with man-eating hippos. Seriously. Hippos. With teeth. What’s your favorite horror book or author? Tell us in the comments below. Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill your Bones by Alvin Schwartz. […]


Yoga At Your Library

28% of Americans have practiced yoga at some point during their lives. Ready to join them? We do that! We offer several easy options for you to explore yoga.  Try one or two and discover the benefits. After all, 80 million Americans will likely practice yoga during the next year. Yoga at your Library Yoga […]

By Laura | books . DVDs

6 New Witchy Books to Make You Shiver

When autumn comes, I crave something a little spooky to read. Something with the slightest touch of shivery goodness. Enough to go with my mug of warm apple cider and cinnamon scone.   Here are my picks for witchy fall books. Fuzzy blanket and a flashlight are optional.  The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco In […]

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Booklovers Podcast: Short Story Contest Episode

This week’s episode is a special one! I talk with Ashley and Sam, staff members who are also two of the judges for our upcoming Short Story Contest. They’re discussing books about writing. Get inspired and submit a story! Our Short Story Contest begins October 8 and runs through November 30. Contest rules and submission […]


Beat Procrastination: Tips to Galvanize your Writing

Everyone is busy. Everyone always has something they can find to do even if it is just surfing Instagram, taking out the trash or reading random Wikipedia articles. Unfortunately this means everyone is capable of procrastination when it comes to actually sitting down to write. For example, here’s a list of people who disappeared mysteriously. […]


Booklovers Episode 10: Season of the Witch

To celebrate the changing of the seasons from summer into Pumpkin Spice Everything, Meghann and I talk books about witches. The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong. After fifteen-year-old Chloe starts seeing ghosts and is sent to Lyle House, a mysterious group home for mentally disturbed teenagers, she soon discovers that neither Lyle House nor its inhabitants […]



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