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It was a blast from the past. Scrolling through Facebook this morning, I came across a post that someone had shared that included a video of children who had been given a Walkman, and then asked what it was and how it worked. Remember the Walkman, the best invention to hit the streets in the 80’s?

Posted: Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 3:50pm

Always Fashionable: New Adult Fiction @ JCPL!

Words are like fashion, they come and go and change with the times, and sometimes, they even become popular and important enough in our everyday language to be placed in the dictionary.

Posted: Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 3:10pm

New Non-fiction From JCPL to Banish the Blues!

I’m not a bit superstitious. I like black cats and am not afraid to walk around, underneath or climb a ladder.

Posted: Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 4:44pm

Winter Games Include New Fiction From JCPL!

 It’s February 6; let the games begin! In Sochi, we’re gearing up for competition in some slippery sports, such as figure skating, ice hockey, speed skating and ski jumping. These winter sports are designed for those who are highly skilled and trained to compete with one another and Mother Nature.

Posted: Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 5:10pm
Photo of a tiny cabin on a tiny island. Photo by schmilblick via flickr.

Cabin Fever? We Have the Cure!

The grocery stores, once chock-full of bread and milk, now have shelves empty as the pockets of a bride’s father after the wedding. Why?

Posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014 - 11:04am

The Best in New Fiction From JCPL: ASAP!

"Give me the abbreviated version.” Make it short; we do, after all, live in an abbreviated USA, don’t we? I vowed I’d never text and would never do the “LOL,” etc. thing.

Now, I’ve gotten so used to sending messages via text that when I write I have a hard time remembering to form complete words and sentences.

Posted: Friday, December 6, 2013 - 5:58am

The Beat Goes On at JCPL With These New Adult Titles!

“I think it’s so groovy now, that people are finally getting together; I think it’s wonderful now, that people are finally getting together…” That song has been going through my head all morning; to the point that every once in awhile, I have to belt it out just to relieve the pressure.

Posted: Friday, October 25, 2013 - 7:13am

These New Fiction Titles at JCPL Are the Perfect Fit!

Today’s technology allows us to perform lots of tasks with ease, more than I realized until a recent issue of Reader’s Digest listed some products that I never knew existed.

Posted: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 2:43pm

Free Time? Check Out These New Fiction Titles from JCPL!

 “You’re so lucky; you have lots of free time. I wish I had all that extra time, like you do.” This statement came from my seven year old granddaughter, one of four grandchildren that I babysit on a regular basis. She is one of four children, all ranging in age from 2 to 10.

Posted: Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 11:52am

Too Much Stuff? Borrow, Read and Return These New Books From JCPL!

Stuff, stuff and more stuff. You can never have enough stuff. My motorcycle-parts-collecting husband is proof of that.

Posted: Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 1:06pm