Week Four of NaNoWriMo

  • Posted on: 23 November 2020
  • By: Robert Freese

Week Four of NaNoWriMo

 

This is it, the final week of NaNoWriMo, the National Novel Writing Month challenge. We are in the home stretch. Are you wrapping up your story? Did you accomplish what you set out to accomplish? Did you surprise yourself with what you completed?

November is National Native American Heritage Month

  • Posted on: 22 November 2020
  • By: Adrienne Bone

In celebration of National Native American Heritage Month, we have compiled a book list that is a mix of fiction and non-fiction spanning all age ranges. To learn more history of our country's indigenous people, click here to check out the National Archives website.

Click on the book cover images below to access our catalog. This book list was compiled by URead Readers Advisory Department.

Organizing your child's home library

  • Posted on: 20 November 2020
  • By: Guest Writer

By Marti Fuerst, HMCPL Systems Librarian


When we are cooped up inside, many of us look at reorganizing our spaces. We often turn to shows like Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and Organize It, along with the books written by their stars, to help us face the chaos on our shelves and in our drawers.

 

Marie Kondo’s simple minimalism isn’t for everyone, and the extravagant container-based systems of The Home Edit can easily be out of someone’s financial reach. But watching the ladies of The Home Edit organize the books in an after-school center by color got to me.

 

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