Save the Date(s)

Save the Date(s)

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian Leo Tolstoy wrote “Spring is the time of plans and projects” which explains why my calendar is full of upcoming library activities and I don’t want any of you to miss out on the fun, either. This Sunday, April...
A Tale of Two Books

A Tale of Two Books

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian When my staff and I put together the bracket for this year’s March Book Madness competition, the general consensus was “Killers of the Flower Moon” would be the 2024 Champion. After all, it’s been popular with...
Is it Friday Already?

Is it Friday Already?

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian It’s been one of those weeks—book discussion on Tuesday, Cup of Conversation with Tawnya Bach on Thursday (you missed a good coffee morning if you weren’t there), showing the ropes to our new hire, Abi (she’s...
The Girls on the Court

The Girls on the Court

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian The impetus for selecting “Dust Bowl Girls” for this month’s discussion title was a tie-in to March Madness but it turned out to be a fortuitous choice. After all, it’s also Women’s History Month and in a turn...
Readalikes

Readalikes

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian How many times have you read a book, or maybe an entire series, and you want something new to read that is similar? This is a frequent question for us at the Reference Desk and it’s something I struggle with...