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  1. Poverty Creek Journal


    March 29, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    I’ve never been a runner, and never been attracted to books about running, but I was caught up by Thomas Gardner’s Poverty Creek Journal. His account of the year 2012…

  2. Go ahead, get in trouble.


    March 18, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    If you don’t like strange stories, you won’t be interested in Kelly Link’s new book, Get in Trouble, though I suppose you might enjoy “The Lesson.” There aren’t any ghosts…

  3. Read Around Central: Marcus Aurelius


    March 16, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Librarian Sherry Utterback makes the third stop on her tour of the authors whose names are engraved at Central Library: Marcus Aurelius  “Live each day as if it was your…

  4. The Big Read: The book discussions, the author visit, the documentary, the lunches.


    March 11, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    What is The Big Read? From March 11th through April 30th, you are encouraged to read Dinaw Mengestu’s novel The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears. There will be discussions of the…

  5. The Testament of Mary


    March 6, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    C. S. Lewis wondered if Lazarus, who was raised from the dead by Jesus, should be considered the first Christian martyr. According to the account of the risen Lazarus given…