Blogs: Adult Nonfiction

  • Adaptions by Actor: Leonardo DiCaprioBook cover for "Shutter Island"

    Are you a fan of Leonardo DiCaprio? Here are a few literary works that were the basis for some of his films. Body of Lies
    Posted by: Jessica Chung on Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Sing A Song of Science Album Cover: Here Comes Science by They Might Be Giants

    Science doesn’t have to be a dry topic.  It can be joyous, entertaining, and even melodious. It is thanks to one of my favorite bands, They Might Be Giants, that I can recall certain scientific facts such as that mammals have large four-chambered hearts and the sun is about 93,000,000 miles away. There are also classics like Tom Lehrer’s Gilbert and Sullivan parody about The Elements, which is a great tool for memorizing the periodic table. Scientific songs in the SJPL catalog include:
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Friday, April 21, 2017 - 2:20 PM | Comments: 1
  • 5 Zero Waste Swaps for Earth DayZero waste products

    From bringing your own tumbler to save money at coffee shops to using a safety razor instead of disposable ones, these Zero Waste Swaps will help you celebrate Earth Day on a trash free note.
    Posted by: Alyssa Mendoza on Monday, April 17, 2017 - 12:12 PM | Comments: 1
  • Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read in Marchsoulless cover

    The Books SJPL Bloggers Loved Last Month The answers are in and these are the books that our blog team loved last month. Our blog team was reading a little bit of everything this past month, and wanted to make sure you knew all about it.  Be sure to tell in the comments what books you loved in March, and happy reading!  
    Posted by: Amelia Vander Heide on Friday, April 7, 2017 - 10:00 AM | Comments: 1
  • March 2017: Top 10 Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction CheckoutsHidden Figures Book Jacket

    It's that time again for the monthly check on what the community's reading! Here's a selection from the top titles for March. Here are the previous lists for January and February. Enjoy!
    Posted by: John Muller on Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 4:52 PM | Comments: 0