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National Library Week

It’s National Library Week, and time to celebrate our libraries and library workers. To get in the mood, stop by Cook Park or Aspen Drive libraries to pick up a book or movie about…libraries…or librarians…
Click on the links below to check our online catalog.

What Is It About a Library?
American Libraries 1730 – 1950 by Kenneth Breisch
The Card Catalog : Books, Cards and Literary Treasures
The Library : A Catalogue of Wonders by Stuart Kells

True Tales of Library Life
I Work at a Public Library : A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks by Gina Sheridan
Peculiar Questions and Practical Answers : A Little Book of Whimsy and Wisdom from the Files of the New York Public Library
Reading Behind Bars : A True Story of Literature, Law and Life as a Prison Librarian by Jill Grunenwald

From the Librarians’ Point of View
This Book is Overdue! : How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All by Marilyn Johnson
A Well-Read Woman : The Life, Loves, and Legacy of Ruth Rappaport by Kate Stewart
The World’s Strongest Librarian : A Memoir of Tourette’s, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family by Joshua Hanagarne

Twice Told Tales, or, These Stories are So Good They Had to be Published More Than Once!
1. The Book Collectors : A Band of Syrian Rebels and the Stories That Carried Them Through a War by Delphine Minoui
2. Syria’s Secret Library : Reading and Redemmption in a Town Under Seige by Mike Thompson
1. The Book Thieves : The Nazi Looting of Europe’s Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance by Anders Rydell
2. Information Hunters : When Librarians, Soldiers and Spies Banded Together in World War II Europe by Kathy Peiss
1. The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu : And the Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer
2. The Storied City : The Quest for Timbuktu and the Fantastic Mission to Save Its Past by Charlie English

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michelle Richardson
Deal with the Devil : A Mercenary Librarians Novel by Kit Rocha
The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis
No Offense by Meg Cabot
Summer Hours at the Robbers Library by Sue Halpern

Desk Set
The Librarians (television series)
The Public

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