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Monday, 29 February 2016
March Madness - Book Edition 2016
We're kicking off Year 2 of March Madness at the Logan Library. The regions are the same, but the competitors are all new. Come experience March Madness: Book Edition! We've chosen books from the most popular titles of 2015 to compete for the grand title of champion.
Come in this week to start voting and pick up a bracket. Completed brackets turned in by March 5th are eligible for the grand prize, a $25 gift card to Café Sabor. Vote every week for your favorites, and watch as we whittle it down to our own sweet 16, elite 8, final 4 and grand champion!
Call or visit the Check-Out Desk for details.
Download a bracket here.
Here's the list of all the competitors.
Posted By Logan Library at 3:10 PM
Thursday, 18 February 2016
Looking For A Good Reading Suggestion?
The Library maintains several lists that will help you find a good reading suggestion. Our Books & Reading pages are always a good place to start. Here you will find links to our Booklists, lists of recommended Websites About Books and plenty of staff reviews both Fiction and Nonfiction.
We're always adding and updating these lists with new items. Retold Fairy Tales and If You Liked The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society are a couple of our most recent lists.
If you still can't find anything to read, we have a form to fill out to get a Personalized Reading Suggestion.
Posted By Logan Library at 5:05 PM
Monday, 11 January 2016
Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence 2016 Winners
The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year.
Congratulations to Viet Thanh Nguyen and Sally Mann, the 2016 winners!
Viet Thanh Nguyen won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction for his novel The Sympathizer. A profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel, The Sympathizer is the story of a man of two minds, someone whose political beliefs clash with his individual loyalties.
Sally Mann won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction for her book, Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs. Here photographer Mann chronicles her rich and eccentric family history, told through the exploration of old documents and images stored away in her attic.
Shortlist of finalists
Posted By Logan Library at 8:57 AM
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