Staff Picks

Here’s what we’re reading, watching and listening to this month!
Click on the cover images to go to the catalog to place a hold!

November 2020


Andy is our Programming Librarian. He selects all of our nonfiction, poetry, DVDs, and graphic novels for adults.


In the Distance
Rabbits for Food
Having and Being Had
Inspired Collaboration
Rusty Brown/Chris Ware


Alyssa is our Teen Librarian. She selects all of our materials for teenagers 12 – 18.


Cemetery Boys/Aidan Thomas
A Deadly Education/Naomi Novik
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue/V. E. Schwab
Girl, Serpent, Thorn
The Lost Book of the White



Jenny is our Technical Services Librarian. She not only purchases all selected materials, she catalogs and processes them to make them available for you to borrow!

The Science of Goo
When Stars are Scattered
Bottom of the Pot (not held by TML)
The Goose Egg
I Talk Like a River/Jordan Scott
Cool Beans/Joe Yonan
Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience

bunny with book


Julia is our Circulation Librarian. She selects all of our fiction for adults, including Mysteries, Science Fiction, and short stories.


Too Like the Lightning/Ada Palmer
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer/Patrick Suskind
Piranesi/Susanna Clarke
Trouble with Peace (bk.2)/Joe Abercrombie
A Little Hatred (bk.1)/Joe Abercrombie
Sourdough/Robin Sloan

Dragon with book


Kevin is our Adult Services Librarian. He selects all of our Large Print and audiobooks for adults.

Talking to Strangers
The Poacher
Me/Elton John

Whale reading


Kiah is a Children’s Programming Assistant. She assists in selecting graphic novels for children. 


Aster and the Accidental Magic
Braiding Sweetgrass
Conjure Women/Afia Atakora
Mexican Gothic/Sylvia Moreno-Garcia
Witchlight/Jessi Zabarsky

cat reading bookMegan

Megan is our Assistant Director and Youth Services Librarian. She selects all materials for children from birth to age 11, and our parenting materials.


cat with books on its  head


Rachel is the Library Director. She selects eBooks and eAudiobooks for our Cloud Library collection. She also pays all the bills for all the great materials everyone else selects!


Life Undercover
The Smaller Majority
Colorful Crochet Lace
Madhur Jaffrey
Mexican Gothic/Sylvia Moreno-Garcia
The Wild Out Your Window/Sy Montgomery
Hand me down : a novel / Melanie Thorne.
The Disaster Tourist/Ko-un Yun
Leave the World Behind/Rumaan Alam