Upcoming first novels you shouldn’t miss, including Adi Alsaid’s Let Get Lost, Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist, Elizabeth Little’s Dear Daughter, and David Shafer’s Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, plus excerpts from indie press titles.
When trouble strikes, head to the library. You will either be able to solve the problem, or simply have something to read as the world crashes down around you.
Pepper planted his garden with free seeds from the Seed Library at the Arnold Branch. The Seed Library exchange lets green thumbs both take and donate seeds.
Did you know: the Northwest Branch has a collection of cake pans and STEM kits for math and science learning, the Windsor Branch has educational trunks from the Missouri Department of Conservation, and the Arnold Branch has the Seed Library and book club kits. All these items are available for check-out. Take a look around, and you’ll see the library has more than just books!
Now through July 3, The New York Public Library is displaying a rare historic copy of the Declaration of Independence — written in Thomas Jefferson’s hand. Start your July 4 festivities early and visit our beautiful Bartos Forum, where you can see a piece of American history first-hand.
Public libraries now outnumber retail bookstores by two to one in the United States, and are fast becoming the only in-person book browsing option for the residents of many communities.