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Blogs: Adult Nonfiction

Summer Learning: "Book" Your Trip, No Passport Required

A mixed age group and Summer Learning list! Can't travel this Summer? Try traveling through by means of one of these books, set in locations around the world.

Marsha Malcolm
07/02/2020 - 10:00 AM

Home & Garden Highlight: Small Space Gardening

Making the most of what you have.

Rebekah Gonzalez
07/01/2020 - 10:00 AM

Showing You Care: Active Listening

Active listening is a hard skill to practice in everyday conversation. Learn how to overcome the barriers!

Ila Langner
06/30/2020 - 10:00 PM

The Season of Obon Without Obon: My Favorite Obon Recipes

Summer is the time when Japanese Americans celebrate Obon. In the time of COVID-19, Obon has gone virtual, but my appetite for Obon foods has not! I share some easy to make Obon food recipes.

Ila Langner
06/27/2020 - 10:00 PM

Summer Learning: Family Reunion

Check out these adult fiction and non-fiction titles about family.

Laura Hammond
06/18/2020 - 9:00 AM

Zoomed Out at >100 Participants? Consider Live Stream on YouTube!

An alternative to meeting on Zoom is to present your meeting on YouTube to select participants.

Ila Langner
06/17/2020 - 10:00 PM


Learn about the history of the Juneteenth holiday, how to celebrate, and recommended titles.

Tiffany Bradford-Oldham
06/17/2020 - 1:01 AM

The Dalai Lama

The life and philosophy of the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet.

Bill Bowman
06/12/2020 - 6:00 PM

Pathfinder Marsha Malcolm: Learning Circles for You and Me!

Librarian Marsha Malcolm advocates and promotes Learning Circles, a way to meet the needs for those who seek a "guided experience."

Ila Langner
06/10/2020 - 10:00 PM

Squash That Public Speaking Phobia!

Confidently speaking in public increases the impact of your presentation. Learn how to overcome those butterflies and design an effective presentation.

Ila Langner
06/06/2020 - 10:00 PM

Home & Garden Highlight: Herbs & Spices

Spice up your life with herbs and spices!

Rebekah Gonzalez
06/03/2020 - 10:00 AM