Staff Picks

Staff picks with book cart. Image created by grafikink.

The library staff LOVES to read, listen, and watch. Here are some of the staff's favorites from 2019. Some titles are new, some are older, but all come highly recommended!

  Amanda - Children's Desk    
  Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard
  So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  Saturday by Oge Mora
  Searching (DVD)
  Ghost Stories (DVD)

  Amy - 2nd Floor Information Desk 
 The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
 Backseat Saints by Joshilyn Jackson
 Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
 Women Rowing North by Mary Pipher
 Almost Everything: Notes on Hope by Anne Lamott
Remote Reading Recommendation (April 2020)

  Cindy - Circulation Desk
  One In a Million Boy by Monica Wood (Audiobook)
  Virgil Wander by Leif Enger
  A Light So Lovely by Sarah Arthur

Cynthia - 2nd Floor Information Desk
Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Becoming by Michelle Obama
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Diane - Children's Desk
Hair Love by Matthew Cherry
The Starry Giraffe by Andy Bergmann
Mouse and Hippo by Mike Twohy
A Piglet Named Mercy by Kate DiCamillo
Farmer Brown Shears His Sheep: A Yarn About Wool by Teri Sloat

Jim - Library Director
Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control by Stephen Kinzer
Song for the Unraveling of the World by Brian Evenson
Palaces for the People by Eric Klinenberg
Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
Fault Lines: A History of the United States since 1974 by Kevin Kruse

Kate - 2nd Floor Information Desk
Becoming by Michelle Obama
Dear Girls by Ali Wong
The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller
Hellhound on His Trail by Hampton Sides
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Kristyn - Circulation Desk
Fast Color (DVD) 
Hearts Beat Loud (DVD) 
Enchantee by Gita Trelease  
The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig 
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon (Audiobook) 
Remote Reading Recommendation (April 2020)

  Sarah - Circulation Desk
  Dopesick by Beth Macy
  Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  Becoming by Michelle Obama
  Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
  Outlander (DVD: TV series)

 Sarah - Administrative Assistant 
 Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America by  T. J. Stiles
 The Restless Sleep: Inside New York City's Cold Case Squad by Stacy Horn
 Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde by Jeff Guinn
 Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Eric Larson (Audiobook)
The Death of Innocents by Richard Firstman and Jamie Talan



Ziwei - Technical Services
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
Maid: hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive by Stephanie Land
Llamaphones by Janik Coat
Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim