Category Archives: Books

DNF (Did Not Finish)

This month we asked our librarians to tell us some recent books they decided to stop reading, and if they have any rules of thumb about when it’s time to put a book down.  Here are their responses! I used … Continue reading

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Adult Summer Reading Bingo Square: Fantasy novels with diverse main characters (inclusive fantasy)

Need help finding books and movies to complete your summer reading bingo sheet? Here are some recommendations for the Fantasy novels with diverse main characters (inclusive fantasy) bingo square!

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Adult Summer Reading Bingo Square: Books Inspired By Greek Mythology

Need help finding books to complete your summer reading bingo sheet? Here are some recommendations for the Books Inspired By Greek Mythology bingo square!

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Adult Summer Reading Bingo Square: Fairy Tale Retellings

Need help finding books and movies to complete your summer reading bingo sheet? Here are some recommendations for the Fairy Tale Retellings bingo square!

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Getting Uncomfortable

This month we’ve asked out librarians for books they enjoyed that are outside of their comfort zone. Check out their responses below! Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow: anything with the word … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Groups in June

We have a couple of virtual events just for you, including book groups! Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee Zoom Event Monday, June 1 7:00 p.m. The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group has gone … Continue reading

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One Word

This month we asked our librarians to share some of their favorite media with one word titles! Possession by A.S. Byatt Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand Atonement by Ian McEwan Brooklyn by Colm Toibin Jasmine by Bharati Mukherjee Americanah by Chimamanda … Continue reading

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Women Creators

In honor of  Women’s History Month, we asked out librarians to share their favorite books & media that are created by women!  Here are their responses: You know those authors who, no matter they write next – whatever format or … Continue reading

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QBG Reads…. Has the Gay Movement Failed?

Wednesday February 26th at 7pm in the Robbins Library’s 4th Floor Conference Room QBG discusses the book Has the Gay Movement Failed? by Martin Duberman. “The past fifty years have seen marked significant shifts in attitudes toward and acceptance of … Continue reading

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Cold Climes

This month we’ve asked out librarians to share their favorite pieces of media that have chilly settings. Check out their responses below! I reread Laura Ingalls Wilder’s The Long Winter on the coldest day of the year.  I’ve been doing … Continue reading

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