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  • Temeraire post-poned

    I think everyone who was at the first book discussion for Temeraire's Exploits already knows that I've had to re-schedule the 2nd book discussion. But in case you weren't there, or haven't heard...yes, I've had to push the next discussion for Throne of Jade back to March 13th. I'm...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 02-23-2013
  • Happy Birthday, Edith Wharton

    Today is the 151st birthday of the great American author Edith Wharton, admired as much now as she was during her lifetime for her wit, her brilliant social commentary, and her courage and determination to work as a writer in spite of the limited opportunities afforded to women of her elite upbringing...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by banksoftheohio@evpl on 01-24-2013
  • Serendipity at its finest...

    A good friend just told me January 16th is Appreciate a Dragon Day and my first book talk for Naomi Novik's alternative history/dragon series is... January 16th. I wish I could claim I cleverly planned it, but unfortunately not. I'll just have to settle for great timing. It looks like Appreciate...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 01-14-2013
  • Taking on Virgil

    In her novel Lavinia , celebrated author Ursula LeGuin gives lyrical voice to her title character: the daughter of mythical King Latinus and the woman fated to cause The Aeneid 's culminating war. This lushly detailed account of ancient Italian ritual and daily life, which was named a 2008 Best Book...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by banksoftheohio@evpl on 12-06-2012
  • What Stories are For

    "Forty-three years old, and the war occurred half a lifetime ago, and yet the remembering makes it now. And sometimes remembering will lead to a story, which makes it forever. That's what stories are for. Stories are for joining the past to the future. Stories are for those late hours in the...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 03-06-2012
  • New Book Group

    Page Turners is a new book group focusing on thoughtful works of fiction from different time periods, countries, and genres. Each season the list of books will revolve around a theme which will stay consistent and then change with each new season. The first four books listed focus on exemplary works...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by LemmyCaution@evpl on 09-23-2011
  • Chicks with Sticks: Little Women

    The third Tuesday of the month is quickly approaching and it is time for the next meeting of Chicks with Sticks. This month we were to read Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. I listened to the audiobook version. We will be meeting in the 2nd Floor Conference Room on March 15 and starting discussion shortly...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by just_renny@evpl on 03-10-2011
  • Chicks with Sticks: Jane Eyre

    Join me with your latest stitching creation whether it is crochet, knitting, or embroidery, in Central Library's Conference Room on Tuesday, February 15. We will be discussing Jane Eyre while working on craft projects during this meet up. Last month we tried the Cup and Chaucer Cafe, but had difficulty...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by just_renny@evpl on 02-08-2011
  • Chicks With Sticks: Wuthering Heights

    Join me with your latest stitching creation whether it is crochet, knitting, or embroidery, in the Cup and Chaucer Cafe at Central Library on January 18 starting around 6pm. We will be discussing Wuthering Heights while working on craft projects during this meet up. This month I am crocheting an orange...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by just_renny@evpl on 01-15-2011
  • The Night of the Roundtable

    I looked at my daughter's soccer schedule, and said, "Oh, great! You don't have practice on Aug 25 th . That's the night of the Roundtable." My son looked at me quizzically, and said, "the Knight of the Round Table?" It took me a minute, but then I realized what was going...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 08-14-2009
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