Black Authors You Should Know

  • Posted on: 4 February 2022
  • By: Olivia Carroll

 

Literature has always consisted of Black authors. These authors helped to shape literary movements, open the door for other Black authors in their genre to be heard and they made impactful changes in the world around them. However, many are still not well known today. As we enter Black History Month, we invite you to take time to check out some of these impactful Black authors and their contemporaries.

 

Octavia Butler

 

        

The Mad Movie-A-Thon-O-Rama!

  • Posted on: 1 February 2022
  • By: Robert Freese

The Mad Movie-A-Thon-O-Rama!

 

I hear what you’re saying. “Rob, what is this Mad Movie-A-Thon-O-Rama! thing you've been talking so much about?”

Here’s what’s going on: I was given the opportunity to pick a bunch of cool old movies to show in the Auditorium at the Madison Public Library. I’m going for a retro vibe and chose some crazy-campy flicks from the '50s and '60s that maybe most people aren't overly familiar with so we can have some fun.

2021 Staff Favorites

  • Posted on: 18 January 2022
  • By: Olivia Carroll

 

2021 brought readers all new stories to add to their "To Be Read" lists. Whether a new story or old, we all found a favorite read that we can't wait to share. The HMCPL staff had plenty of favorite books they read throughout 2021 and we wanted to share a few with you!

 

Children’s (Juvenile) Books

 

Don’t Hug Doug written by Carrie Finison Illustrated by Daniel Wiseman

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