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My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry

by Fredrik Backman

"From the author of the internationally bestselling A Man Called Ove, a charming, warmhearted novel about a young girl whose grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters, sending her on a ... Read More

Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

by Margaret Frith, John O'Brien, LL. (Illustrator)

This accessible, appealing biography shines the light on Thomas Edison, the inventor of the electric light bulb, along with the phonograph and a precursor to the movie camera called a kinetoscope. ... Read More

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

by Angie Thomas

A powerful and brave YA novel about what prejudice looks like in the 21st century. Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high ... Read More

Star Wars

Star Wars (1977)

directed by George Lucas
featuring Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing

George Lucas' mythological popcorn movie is a two-hour roller-coaster ride that has passed into movie legend. The story, for the tiny number of people not familiar with it, concerns a farm boy named ... Read More

X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

directed by Bryan Singer
featuring Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen

In order to prevent a grim future in which mutants and their human sympathizers are systematically hunted and killed by towering, unstoppable robots called Sentinels, Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) travels ... Read More

'Gardening Anywhere'

Welcome Spring! The days are getting longer and the temps are warming after the last gasp of winter. Time to start thinking about cultivating the garden. Will it be food, flowers, both? Are you an urban gardener, have a sprawling backyard, a patch of dirt, or maybe a community garden[…] Read More

'Contemporary Irish Authors'

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, our focus this month is on the rich and complex history of the Irish culture. Known for it’s lush landscapes and long-standing cultural traditions, Ireland has produced some of the greatest writers of all times. That tradition continues to this day with contemporary[…] Read More

'Which is Better: The Book or the Movie?'

With award season in full swing, we thought we’d take a look at some books that are becoming movies in 2017. Will the script stay true to the book, or will they change the ending? Will the movie be cast exactly as we imagined, or will it be so much[…] Read More