Books & Media

Poetry Reading at the Evelyn Meador Library

This Saturday at 2:00 PM, there will be a Poetry Reading at the Evelyn Meador Library in celebration of National Poetry Month. Five local poets, Choonwah Moon, Matthew Riley, Weasel Patterson and David E. Cowen, and Susan Musch, published in a variety of journals and anthologies, will be reading from their own works during this program. This program promises to be an inspiring and powerful presentation for Poetry lovers of all ages.

For more information on these poets and authors, use the links below. 

New Arrival: The Handmaid's Tale Graphic Novel

Spread from Handmaid's Tale Graphic NovelHere's a special treat for graphic novel fans and lovers of Margaret Atwood’s classic novel, The Handmaid's Tale.  Copies of a new graphic adaptation of Margaret Atwood's masterpiece by Renée Nault will be hitting our shelves soon (but you can place a hold now).

On a related note, the Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) is presenting an Evening with Margaret Atwood at Jones Hall on Friday, April 5. If you’re interested in hearing her speak, SPA is offering HCPL cardholders 25% off admission with code: BOOKWORM

Women's History Month-Part III

From March 1st to the 31st, we celebrate Women’s History Month—a month that highlights the contributions of women throughout history and into today.  This entire month I’ll be posting blogs centered around the lives of amazing women, both fictional and not. This week the focus is on teen and adult books with strong female characters. 

 

 

 

 

Women's History Month-Part II

From March 1st to the 31st, we celebrate Women’s History Month—a month that highlights the contributions of women throughout history and into today.  This entire month I’ll be posting blogs centered around the lives of amazing women, both fictional and not. This week the focus is on children's books with strong female characters. 

 

 

 

 

 

Women's History Month- Part I

From March 1st to the 31st, we celebrate Women’s History Month—a month that highlights the contributions of women throughout history and into today.  This entire month I’ll be posting blogs centered around the lives of amazing women, both fictional and not. This week the focus is on  women’s history and biography, for all ages.