My Stack of Books

My Stack of Books

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian I guess the drought affecting the area spread to my reading—for a while I sure wasn’t finding many titles that spoke to me. And then the skies opened up and broke my dry spell (bookwise, that is. The ground is...
I’m with the Banned

I’m with the Banned

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian (It’s been a busy week with several appointments so I’m recycling last year’s Banned Books Week post with a few revisions. Next week will be something new—I promise!) “Yes, books are dangerous. They should be...
Read Britannia

Read Britannia

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian Britannia often rules my reading choices, and the past fortnight has been no different. I happened to be in the middle of “The Library” by Bella Osborne when the Queen’s death was announced and it just felt...
Long Did She Reign

Long Did She Reign

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian As I watched the BBC News online Thursday morning, I knew an era was coming to a close. No matter your thoughts about England, its monarchy, and individual members of the Royal Family, you must admit that...
Banned Books Week 2022

Banned Books Week 2022

Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us Banned Books Week 2022 Banned Books Week 2022 will be held September 18 – 24. The theme of this year’s event is Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us. Banned Books Week is the annual celebration of the freedom to read. The event...