Blogs: Adult Nonfiction

  • Stephen Hawking in a NutshellCover of Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time

    A Brief History of Stephen Hawking Brilliant astrophysicist Stephen Hawking passed away on Pi Day, March 14, 2018 in Cambridge, United Kingdom at the age 76. Stephen Hawking was a groundbreaking cosmologist who published incredible research for over 50 years, developing theories, critiques, and arguments about concepts such as black holes, the Big Bang, and quantum mechanics. Stephen Hawking not only published a massive body of work, he also permeated our mainstream with cameos in famous sci-fi and comedy shows, movies, and music.
    Posted by: Megan Hicks on Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 6:55 PM | Comments: 8
  • February 2018: Top 10 Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction CheckoutsBook Cover for Goodbye Vitamin

    It's that time again for the monthly check on what the community's reading! Here's a selection from the top titles for February. Here are the previous lists for December and January. Enjoy!
    Posted by: John Muller on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 11:04 AM | Comments: 0
  • Commanders in Grief! A Presidents' Day RetrospectiveImage of American flag waving in wind

    Presidents' Day? What is Presidents' Day anyway? Who exactly are we supposed to be celebrating? Washington? Lincoln? Anyone else? At a federal level, the holiday is Washington’s Birthday. The name “Presidents’ Day” is the result of individual states asserting their own preferences as well as advertisers popularizing their version of the holiday as an excuse to sell sundry items, notably mattresses.
    Posted by: Shane Curtin on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 2:15 PM | Comments: 1
  • Introducing the Berryessa Branch Seed Librarybright orange poppy

    Did you know that the Library lends seeds? Find out how you can grow your own garden with seeds from the Library!
    Posted by: Anonymous on Monday, February 12, 2018 - 11:14 AM | Comments: 2
  • January 2018: Top 10 Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction CheckoutsUnbelivable 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 December. Here are the previous lists for November and December. Enjoy!
    Posted by: John Muller on Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 2:28 PM | Comments: 0