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08/22/2019 - 9:45am

BOOKS

FICTION
Charles Brockden Brown Edgar Huntly, or, Memoirs of a sleep-walker
Philip Caputo Hunter's moon
Kristan Higgins Life & other inconveniences
Regina Porter The travelers
Natash...

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08/19/2019 - 11:45am

 

As the finale (and 4th installment) for our long-running California Midwinter Fair exhibit, in the 2nd floor archival display cabinet, we have an incredible showcase of Ed Herny’s collection of over 200 souvenir spoons, medals, badges, watch fobs, match safes and luggage tags from the Fair!  This is a phenomenal display and a fitting end to this exhibit, which will close in mid-September.

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08/16/2019 - 1:30pm

For all our true crime readers we have nine new titles we acquired in the last couple months that you may enjoy. (Click on a title below to place a hold). 

The five : the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper / Hallie Rubenhold.

  • The untold story of the women killed by Jack the Ripper. Few people even know their names. For more than a century newspapers have been keen to tell us...
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08/15/2019 - 5:45pm

BOOKS

FICTION
Linda Holmes Evvie Drake starts over
Harry Mulisch The procedure
Richard Russo Chances are...
Gabriele Tergit Käsebier takes Berlin
Neil Bartlett...

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08/14/2019 - 12:45pm

At long last we have our 2018 back volumes of New in Chess Yearbook, plus the 2 that have come out in 2019 so far (vols. 126-131). The Library apologizes for the delay and we are pleased to announce that all volumes will be on the new books table by the week of August 19th. 

Chess players will find of particular interest vol. 129 "Mamedyarov's Surprise," a survey based on Shakhriyar Mamedyarov's use of an old line of the Ruy Lopez in the 5th round of the O...

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08/09/2019 - 4:30pm

BOOKS

FICTION
Jaclyn Moriarty Gravity is the thing
J. Ryan Stradal The lager queen of Minnesota
Lara Williams Supper club

Historical Fiction
Dominic Smith The electric hotel...

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08/02/2019 - 4:30pm

BOOKS

FICTION
G.V. Desani All about H. Hatterr

Historical Fiction
Rebecca Rosenberg Gold digger: the remarkable Baby Doe Tabor

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Laura Lippman Lady in the lake
Chan...

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07/26/2019 - 4:45pm

BOOKS

FICTION
Ingeborg Bachmann Malina
Chandler Baker Whisper network
Madeline ffitch Stay & fight
Adam Foulds Dream sequence
Dorothea Benton Frank...

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06/07/2019 - 2:00pm

We need to weed our collection quite aggressively in order to make room for new books. This brings up some questions that only our science fiction and fantasy reading members can answer. We have noticed authors whose books have fallen out of popularity -- earlier titles have lots of circulations (no one tracks the identity of the borrowers, we only know that some person(s) borrowed a given title x number of times) but then interest in those titles drops. We have seen i...

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07/19/2019 - 4:15pm

BOOKS

FICTION
Bethany Chase One night at the lake
Natalia Ginzburg The dry heart
Jean Giono A king alone
Lloyd Jones The cage
William McPherson...

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