Lauren Lucas's blog
Whether you are in the mood for a romantic comedy or just looking for a new release from a best selling author, we have some books for you.
Modern Christmas Cheer
Most of us have studied a second language at some point in our lives. You may have taken two years in high school Spanish, been lucky enough to take a Gap Year and backpack across parts of the world, are just a huge Star Trek fan and learned Klingon in your free time, or you may never have studied but always wanted to.
Whether it’s your guilty pleasure or obvious obsession, your favorite show may be off air for a while.
Wait! There’s no Amazing Race, Bachelor Summer Games, The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Million Dollar Listing New York, or Southern Charm! And the Kardashians are filming themselves with I-phones for next season! WHAT? Most reality shows' productions have been delayed or cancelled this year due to Covid-19.
Books That Can Help Get You Through Autumn and into Winter
Here at HMCPL, we have so many informative books on anything you would want to know about preparing for our fickle autumn weather down south. These are some things you could begin working on even before the first leaf falls.
2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, granting that no one could be denied the right to vote because of their sex. Could women vote before the 19th amendment? Yes, but not in every state. Could all women in America vote after the 19th amendment? No, immigrants, Puerto Ricans, and women of color could still be denied the right to vote. The movement to give all women the right began a lifetime before it was ratified in 1920 and continued to go on for decades still. This history and the stories of the men and women who fought to bring us this right are well documented in our collection.
Go Ahead and Bookmark This Page, It Has So Many Links You Will Need This Year!
Our Newest Downtown Grab Bags: True Crimes
If you haven’t been keeping up with Unsolved Mysteries, the newest TV series reboot on Netflix, you are missing some thrills. Just the introduction music sends chills up my spine within seconds. While some involve theft and deception, it is the ones that cast doubt on reason of death that keep popping back up in my memories days later. Why do I do this to myself? What is this need to terrify myself before bedtime? And how do I get more?