A Tangled Web of Crazy
The Darkest Corners by Kara Thomas is one of the best books that I’ve read in a long time. It’s a young adult book, but it reads like an adult thriller.
Celebrating Diversity With Our Shared Shelf
What makes this book club so special? Watson’s fame draws large and diverse groups of readers from around the world into a discussion about gender, equality, politics, culture and more.
50 Cakes Project Update
Remember when I said I wanted to bake 50 cakes in one year? This ridiculous undertaking is still going on, but here’s my progress so far along with my favorite cookbooks.
Adventures in Foreign Television
I am a newly minted fan of a French program called Kaboul Kitchen. If you’re looking for something TV-wise a little off the beaten path, I definitely recommend giving this show a try.
In Appreciation of Brie Larson
Is Brie Larson on your radar after her Oscar-winning performance in Room? Check out some of her earlier films.
Stay Out of Trouble? Never!
The nine stories in Kelly Link’s Get In Trouble are fantastically dark and brooding, but not so dark as to leave you utterly depressed.
All Hands on Tech: Exploring Technology in Kids Library Programming
Screen time, apps, iPads, oh my! In our world of constantly evolving technology, the question of when and how to introduce technology in the lives of our youngest library patrons is a big one.
Literacy Unlocked is a partnership between the Carnegie Library and the Allegheny County Jail (ACJ). Librarians bring book clubs, financial education, resume building, parenting classes and more to the inmates at the ACJ.