We're celebrating Black History Month with a list of staff-recommended cookbooks highlighting the accomplishments of Black chefs. All are available for checkout in the library.
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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Mary Beard Twelve Caesars : images of power from the ancient world to the modern 709.02 B368
Mike Mandel Zone Eleven 779 A21
Willi Smith : street couture 746.92 S511
The new year is a great time to fit a literary challenge into your calendar. Here at Mechanics’ Institute we begin reading this month with a book that has a title starting with "H" such as Thrity Umrigar's Honor, the January pick for Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine book club. The library has tons more titles beginning with "H" too, including J.D. Vance's ...[read more]
Ben Hutchinson Comparative literature : A very short introduction
Dan Stone Concentration camps : A very short introduction
Susan J Blackmore Consciousness : A very short introduction
Julian Stallabrass Contempor...
Luke Keogh The Wardian case : how a simple box moved plants and changed the world 635.9 K43
Gabriel Frank Striking succulent gardens : plants and plans for designing your low-maintenance landscape 635 F851
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Winter is unquestionably a festive time of year. Whatever holiday you celebrate this season, now is the time to embrace peace and goodwill towards all. Here at MI, we are truly excited about reopening after the long hiatus of not being able to touch, dine, and gather. Welcoming members back to the library has made us truly appreciate human contact now more than ever.
To capture the magic of the season, we offer members an eclectic list of holiday reading -- staff picke...[read more]