Due to a power outage in the area, the Library will be closed today, Monday, July 28th. Regular business hours are expected to resume Tuesday, July 29th, based on expected restoration of power to the area.

Blogs

Looking for a new thriller to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

Fear Itself

The Vanishing Point by Val McDermid
Fear Itself by Andrew Rosenheim
Placebo by Steven James

 

 


 

All Kinds of Romance! Place holds now on these New Titles!

Paranormal, Christian, Suspense, Historical - there's something for everyone...
Rev it UpRev it Up by Julie Ann Walker 
Mark of the Witch by Maggie Shayne
The Trouble with Highlanders by Mary Wine

A Simple Autumn

A Simple Autumn by Rosalind Lauer

A Home in Drayton Valley by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Sweet Laurel Falls by RaeAnne Thayne Read more

Voter guides

We have voter guides from the League of Women Voters Oakland Area now.  Feel free to stop in and pick one up any time we're open.

All those ballot proposals

There are six different proposals on the November 6, 2012 ballot for Michigan voters.  If you're feeling confused and you'd like to find out just what each proposal says, and get some factual, unbiased information about each one, to prepare yourself before you vote, we suggest these two online sources:

Citizens Research Council of Michigan 

and this document prepared by the League of Women Voters of Michigan, which has descriptions of the statewide ballot proposals and pro and con positions statements.ballot

 

 

Looking for new Fiction to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

Goldberg VariationsGoldberg Variations by Susan Isaacs ~ Imagine King Lear as a comedy...
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Rogin Sloan ~ a literary adventure story for the twenty-first century
The Woman Who Died a Lot by Jasper Fforde ~ a Thursday Next novel
Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories by Sherman Alexie ~ "Alexie is a virtuoso of the short story." - Booklist

 

Michigan Trails

September 23-29, 2012 is the first official Michigan Trails Week.  What trails have you walked or ridden on in our state?  Find new trail trails to try in one of these books: