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Rock & roll history and biographies.
National Read Aloud Month: books that are fun to read aloud and listen to.
Celebrating the birthday of Laura Ingalls Wilder with her Little House books and other books about frontier life.
De-clutter, tidy up, and get organized!
The traditions, history, and lore of yule and winter solstice.
The private and public lives of military veterans.
Exploring Latino history, culture, and literature.
Oregon and neighborhood authors.
Hiking and outdoor recreation in the Pacific Northwest.
DIY summer food: growing, canning, grilling, and freezing.
Books with LGBTQ authors, characters, and themes for Pride Month.
Multicultural fiction and graphic novels.
National Poetry Month.
Finding happiness and contentment.
Black History Month: the achievements, struggles, and personal stories of black Americans.
Mysteries: hard-boiled, cozy, and historical.
Holiday cooking, crafts, history, customs, and children’s books.
Classic, new, and award-winning titles for National Picture Book Month.
Halloween history, culture, and stories.
Regional hikes and nature guides.
Family cookbooks and fun science!
Our modern digital age: the Internet, privacy, security, and democracy.
Audiobooks for the summer traveler.
Sports books: horse racing, basketball, hockey, tennis, spelling bees, IndyCar, and baseball.
Dystopian scifi, the economics of trash, the memoir that inspired Downton Abbey, a tribute to Matthew Shepard, and a biography of the Bible.
Time travel, meditation and creativity, Scandinavian mystery, the plants behind cocktails, cosplay, and surreal short fiction.
YA mysteries, non-fiction graphic novels, and correspondence between Albert Einstein and children.
YA thrillers, photos of Georgia O’Keefe’s homes, an atheist finds common ground with the religious, Madeleine Albright’s childhood memoir, and book group selections.
Fiction set in 1904 Korea, an exploration of Victorian homes, dog tricks, epic graphic novel sci-fi, and book group selections.
Amigurumi, manga, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, and book group selections.
Mindfulness, surreal graphic art stories, apocalyptic vampire thriller, and book group selections.
400-calorie meals, paper craft projects, easy Japanese cooking, a thriller set in Florence, southeast Asian recipes, and book group selections.
A literary thriller set in the South, a mother’s memoir about autism, kitchen gardens, “The Berry Bible,” and book group selections.
Essays about family, “creative visualization,” growing sustainable flowers, crocheting monsters, Austen fan-fiction, classic “Krazy Kat” comics, and book group selections.
WWI historical fiction set in Appalachia, a YA monster thriller, the geological history of Oregon, growing herbs, the tweets of Steve Martin, a biography of winter, and book group selections.
The evolution of feathers, the downfall of the Nazis, YA sci-fi set in Zimbabwe, a mystery sequel to Pride & Prejudice, a biography of Rin Tin Tin, fringe science, and book group selections.
Cocaine, a memoir about homelessness, Edgar Rice Burroughs, a retold Christmas fable, “no-knead” breads, meditation, atomic science, modern westerns, and book group selections.
Classics, book arts, feminism, thrillers, vegetarian cooking, sports science, and book group selections.
Explorations of the history of Latin America, urban farming, and living with clutter. Plus our book group selections.
A librarian memoir, manga, graphic novels, homemade soda recipes, and book group selections.
Summer Reading 2011
Travel memoirs, non-fiction graphic novels, classic mysteries, and book group selections.
New and classic Halloween titles, and political fiction and non-fiction.
“Travel” book: local outings, road trips, traveling abroad, trips through outer space, and time travel.
Sci-fi, springtime, and bestseller fiction.
Motivational books for the New Year.
Holiday books for children and adults.
Comfort food cookbooks and a selection of novels and biographies for reading by the fire.
Spooky Halloween-themed selections for children and adults.