Posted on Tuesday, January 03, 2023 01:35 PM
Here are the top 100 adult books that were checked out at TSPL in 2022.
There are many by the usual authors, James Patterson and Danielle Steel, but also a lot of Louise Penny and C.J. Box were read last year.
1. State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny
2. Better Off Dead by Lee Child and Andrew Child
3. Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult
4. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
5. Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover
6. Cobalt: Cradle of the Demon Metals, Birth of a Mining Superpower...
Posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2022 05:07 AM
It’s almost the new year. A time when we start to think about changes we’d like to make in our lives. Many people make New Year’s resolutions but have a hard time sticking with them.
Here are some ways to help your resolutions stick:
Be specific. Instead of saying, “I want to be more active,” try “I want to walk for 10 minutes a day.”
Start with a few small changes instead of going full out. “I want to walk for 10 minutes a day,” is a reachable goal rather than, “I want to start out by walking an...
Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 05:31 AM
The holiday season can get a little busy. Some of us put aside many of our hobbies during this time, reading being among them. If our readers need a little help to keep up with their reading and wish to keep it festive, try one of these mystery-thrillers and give that schedule something to relax by a fire with this season.
Twisted Tea Christmas by Laura Childs (FIC CHI) is cozy mystery, catering, murder and Christmas décor.
Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney (FIC FEE). A weekend retreat during a...
Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 05:14 AM
TSPL has several e-resources, from e-books to health information, from learning a new language to children’s books that can be read to them on the computer. One that I’ve found very interesting is the Hobbies and Crafts Reference Centre. I was surprised at the variety of information is contains!
On the home screen, broader categories are listed including arts and crafts, model building, needlecraft and textiles, science and technology, and indoor recreation.
When you click on one of them, it...
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2022 05:21 AM
Last week we went over three tips to aid anyone putting together a green screen workplace. This week, let's look into some imaginative ways for using that workspace.
1) Virtual read-a-longs can have more visual representations than simply a book the reader is holding. In addition, the reader can also use a background to help with the narration of the story. Sofia Ramirez, a teacher who supports DHH teachers with remote learning, has created the following video with an example of this using...