November 2020

TLWIAS Episode 15 - Gearing up for the Holiday Season

  • Posted on: 13 November 2020
  • By: Michelle Brightwell

Listen to Rob and Michelle discuss the things that help them get ready for Thanksgiving and then move into the rest of the Holiday season!

We included a list of pun-ny Holiday book titles in the episode for your enjoyment, and discuss materials you can find throughout the system that we recommend to bring some joy to your season.

This is a list of a wide variety of materials from movies, to cook books, to TV shows, to Westerns!

You can listen to the episode here!

Materials Mentioned in this episode

Week Two of NaNoWriMo

  • Posted on: 10 November 2020
  • By: Robert Freese

Week Two of NaNoWriMo


Welcome to week two of NaNoWriMo, the National Novel Writing Month challenge. Are you making progress? Are you sitting down every day, even if it’s only for twenty or thirty minutes to write? Remember, it is all about discipline, and making it a habit to write every day.  Once you make it a habit to sit down and write every day, you will soon look forward to that time.

Two Librarians Walk Into A Shelf Episode 14 Show Notes

  • Posted on: 6 November 2020
  • By: Michelle Brightwell

<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span>November has a lot going on! There’s No Shave November, and there’s NaNoWriMo, which Rob I know is participating in. There’s Thanksgiving. And there’s also the very first meeting of the Two Librarians Walk Into A Shelf Book Club! Our first book is a Rogue by Any Other Name by Sarah MacLean, and you can find it on Hoopla for free, no waiting, unlimited checkouts in both ebook and audiobook formats! It’s a Regency-era romance novel, full of scoundrels and scandals and also a very swoony love story. </span></span></span></p>

30 Days of Kindness Books for Kids

  • Posted on: 1 November 2020
  • By: Jon Schafle

Thanksgiving is the time of year when our thoughts should turn to togetherness, unity, and appreciation for each other and our love towards our family and friends. It's a great time to share these ideas with your kids and explore what it means to be a kid and thoughtful person and to help out and celebrate the season I've put together a list of 30 books from our Youth Services collection that show off these ideas of thankfulness, empathy and kindness:


♦ Picture Books ♦