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Did you know that August is Black Business Month?

Posted August 5, 2021

Kanopy has a lot of documentaries that tell the history of trials and tribulations of starting a black business in America.  Below are some summaries of the documentaries on the list found here. Boss: The Black Experience in Business: From award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson comes a film that educates, informs, and examines more than 150 years […]

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Watch The Great Outdoors With These Documentaries

Posted June 24, 2021

June is National Great Outdoors Month and here some documentaries that would good to watch on Hoopla. APPALACHIAN TRAIL: For more than half of the U.S. population, the Appalachian Trail is less than a day’s drive away. Yet despite its proximity to many major cities, few truly know the splendor of this national treasure. AUSTRALIA’S […]

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20 Films To Watch For Women’s History Month

Posted March 4, 2021

By Hope S. – Adult Services Kanopy has some really great documentaries about the History of women. Here are five films that are part of a list of over twenty movies that we have highlighted on Kanopy this month. Here is the link to the rest of the documentaries that are part of a great […]

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Black History Month With Kanopy

Posted February 9, 2021

By Hope Standifer – Adult Services Librarian February is Black History Month and there is a curated list of films to enjoy during February. Here are a few summaries of the movies in the list that you can find here: Roots (2016): The classic American saga is reimagined for a whole new generation. This epic 4-part […]

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Day Virtually With Kanopy

Posted January 14, 2021

Hope Standifer – Adult Services Martin Luth King Day is Monday, January 18th . Here is a selection of movies that you can watch for free on Kanopy: 1) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: A Historical Perspective: He was the conscience of the struggle for civil rights–and one of its many heroic martyrs. this documentary […]

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Holiday Movies on Kanopy and Hoopla

Posted December 11, 2020

By Hope Standifer – Adult Services Do you know you can watch Holiday movies on Kanopy and Hoopla? When you login to each service you can search for the term “holiday” or specific holiday. Here is a selection of each of some movies from Kanopy and Hoopla: Kanopy The Man Who Invented Christmas: “ This […]

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Find Your Freedom to Read!

Posted September 29, 2020

By Colleen VanderHye – Adult Services The Banned Books Week Coalition invites you to champion the right to read during Banned Books Week, September 27 – October 3, 2020!  In turbulent times, books are tools that help people navigate the world around them. Intellectual freedom and access to information uplift people in crisis and during […]

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10 New Adult Graphic Novels We Just Got In

Posted August 25, 2020

Written by Alicia Brown, Marketing and Graphic Designer The MAPLD FanFest maybe over BUT, you can check out our list of new Adult Graphic novels that you can place holds on and check out now! There are also more graphic novels coming this month. Read on to see the books in this selection! BTTM FDRS […]

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Books and Bugs

Posted July 17, 2020

By Joseph Friedman – Youth Services Librarian I’m sure with all the time kids are spending outside, they must have noticed all the insects and spiders all around, so I just wanted to share with them some fun bug books, both fiction and nonfiction.  If the kids want to read any of them, just give […]

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Morning Book Discussion Book Recommendations

Posted May 22, 2020

By Marsha Lotz – Adult Services Librarian Looking for your next book to read? Here’s some good fiction titles that you can find in mediaondemand here. In The Sandcastle Girls, Chris Bohjalien presents a powerful and moving novel where a woman searches to find the story behind the story of her grandparents and uncovers a […]

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