Pace Yourself: The Paying Guests

Frances and Lilian’s feelings for each other unfold at just the right pace. There’s an art to these things, and Waters understands it.

Sun Studio

Memphis is known as the “Home of the Blues, Birthplace of Rock ‘n Roll.” One of the city’s most famous recording studios was Sam Phillips’s Sun Studio down on Union … Continued

Short Stories, Big Impact

Sherrie Flick’s new collection of flash fiction might come in teeny tiny packages, but these stories pack a punch.

Gardening with Kids

Gardening with kids can be fun and educational, but did you know that it’s also full of sensory benefits? Children learn about the world using their senses, and as they … Continued

Misfit Musicals

Even though I absolutely love musicals, I realize they exist in a weird world. I scratched the surface and found these four oddities in our collection.

The Story of Beautiful Girl

Just as To Kill a Mockingbird was and still is, The Story of Beautiful Girl is also a game-changer, this time for people with developmental disabilities who were, once upon a time, “put away,” sent to stark and barbaric institutions with cringeworthy names like The School for the Incurable and Feebleminded, forgotten by families and by the world as a whole.

Remake Learning Days

The Library is celebrating innovation and creativity through STEM programs during Remake Learning Days, May 9-15.

Extinct? Think Again

In my opinion, all good novels have a twist. Whether it’s a case of mistaken identities, a long buried secret, or a suppressed desire threatening to disrupt a peaceful equilibrium … Continued