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  • 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
  • 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
  • Animal Dreams -- Books for Lunch at Red Bank Branch

    On Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at noon we will be discussing Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver at Red Bank Branch Library . I could hardly put Animal Dreams down while I was reading it and I hope you'll enjoy it too. Codi, her father and the other characters are wonderful and the small town of Grace...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 04-01-2009
  • Perfect fireside reading for Fall

    When I was a kid, I loved to prop myself up in a wing chair by the fire, stick my feet out, and read a good book. While I don't have a fireplace in my house, I have established a comfortable little reading ritual for myself when the nights are cool, and this fall I'm reading a few books that...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by librarianinheels@evpl on 10-20-2008
  • "Hannah's Dream"

    Amongst the blogs I subscribe to through the aggregator Bloglines are a couple of book group/book discussion blogs, Book Club Girl and Book Group Buzz , a Booklist blog. This week Book Club Girl had a touching post about a forthcoming book, Hannah's Dream . Her post includes a video of a zookeeper...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Meditatinglibrarian@evpl on 09-12-2008
  • Do you love "chick lit"?

    ...Never fear - we have a support group for you!!! If you're a fan of chick lit, and you're looking for a book discussion, why not try the Oaklyn Chick Lit book discussion? The group meets monthly in the Oaklyn Cafe. We've discussed books by Emily Giffin, Jennifer Weiner, Meg Cabot, Marian...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by librarianinheels@evpl on 09-09-2008
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