What New In August!
Come stop by the library and meet our new Youth Services Librarian, Jess George. She likes to go by Miss Jess and has a cute pug name Petunia. Before Jess came to DAML she worked at East Greenwich Free Library in Rhode Island for over three years. She has a passion for creating fun and inviting spaces for both kids and teens, while igniting their interests for reading. Before finding her love of librarianship Jess studied neuropsychology
at Boston University and she used to bake cupcakes for a living. As well Jess lived in New Zealand for 4 years after college and ran an art collective called Makeshift, where she worked with artists, writers and bands. Her favorite foods are pizza and broccoli (but not together) and her favorite holiday is Halloween. If you want to know more about our new librarian stop in and introduce yourself. I promise she won't bite.
NEW BOOKS IN AUGUST
Technically You Started It By Lana Wood Johnson When a guy named Martin…
Are you currently deeply saddened by the fact that you couldn't make it to San Diego Comic Con 2014? We definitely are. To make ourselves feel better, we used the internets to find out what we missed Whether you're a part of any of the following universes, or one of the other countless fandoms, then this is the blogpost for you! Look below to see various links that may be of interest.
It's not San Diego Comic Con without the attractive cast of Teen Wolf being adorable and answering questions. We hope the new season continues trending back towards what the show used to be, we're loving it! #moondays
The Hobbit had a panel this year, and a trailer for the third (and final? We think?) installment in the franchise.
Many of you have already probably read this book. For people who haven't, however, this would be something to check out of the library as soon as possible. I first heard about Tuesdays With Morrie through my mom; she had read it and told my sisters and I about all the lessons she had learned from it. I didn't read it then because I thought it was a "mom" book, something that only had value if you were older and had kids or something. This year, however, my English class read this book first. I have to admit that my preconceived notions about being a "mom" book were unfounded. I enjoyed reading Tuesdays With Morrie for the story component as well as the for the lessons the title character, Morrie, shares.
The basic, non-spoiler plot of the story is that an average, busy American man, Mitch, was taught by an excellent sociology teacher in college. This professor gets sick with ALS and only has months left to live. Mitch sees his old professor on TV and decid…