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September 2014 Titles

Posted: August 21, 2014

The following titles due out in September are sure to be popular. Please use the links below to place your requests now.

Fiction





Nonfiction

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August 2014 Titles

Posted: July 22, 2014

The following titles due out in August are sure to be popular. Please use the links below to place your requests now.

Nonfiction
Fiction
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New U.S. Poet Laureate

Posted: June 30, 2014

From the The Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress:

"Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has appointed Charles Wright to serve as the 20th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. He will follow Natasha Trethewey, who served two terms in the position, and give an opening reading at the Library on September 25th."


You can browse books by Charles Wright available in the library system through this link.

For further exploration...
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July 2014 Titles

Posted: June 24, 2014

The following titles due out in July are sure to be popular. Please use the links below to place your requests now.

Nonfiction
Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


June 2014 Titles

Posted: May 19, 2014

Please use the links below to place your requests for these upcoming titles.

Nonfiction
Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


May 2014 Titles

Posted: April 24, 2014

Please use the links below to place your requests for these upcoming titles.

Nonfiction
Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


2014 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Posted: April 17, 2014

The 2014 Pulitzer Prizes for "Letters, Drama, and Music" have been announced!

You can click any of the links below to explore this year's winners and finalists (for Fiction, History, Biography, Nonfiction, and Poetry) in the library system catalog:


Fiction
History
Biography & Autobiographies
Poetry
General Nonfiction
Drama
Music
For more winning books and authors...
Comments? or Questions?


April 2014 Titles

Posted: March 27, 2014

Please use the links below to place your requests for these upcoming titles.

Nonfiction
Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


March 2014 Titles

Posted: February 28, 2014

Please use the links below to place your requests for these upcoming titles.

Nonfiction
Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


February 2014 Titles

Posted: January 28, 2014

Please use the links below to place your requests for these upcoming titles.

Nonfiction
Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


January 2014 Titles

Posted: December 23, 2013

Please use the links below to place your requests for these upcoming titles.

Nonfiction
Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


Holiday Titles

Posted: November 21, 2013

The following are new holiday tiles for 2013. Please use the links below to place your requests.
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December 2013 Titles

Posted: November 21, 2013

Nonfiction
Fiction
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November 2013 Titles

Posted: October 30, 2013

The following books due out in November are sure to be popular. Please use the links below to place your requests now.

Nonfiction
Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


Currently on Display...

Posted: October 28, 2013

The theme of our latest adult book display is Canadian Literature.

This standing book display can be found between our New Books section and the library catalog computers.

We invite you to browse and borrow any titles you find interesting!

You can also follow these links to explore popular Canadian authors (and some of their notable works) in the library system catalog...
or these links to browse the following topics in the catalog:
You might also enjoy exploring these book lists created and voted upon by Goodreads users:
Comments? or Questions?


2013 Nobel Prize in Literature

Posted: October 10, 2013

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to Alice Munro, described by the Nobel committee as a "master of the contemporary short story."

Please click here to read the official award announcement at NobelPrize.org.

If you would like to explore works by Alice Munro within the library system catalog, here are some links:
Some additional links you might enjoy...
Members of Middletown Thrall Library can access additional information (e.g. articles, biography, literary criticism) through databases accessible both within the library and at home.
Comments? or Questions?


October 2013 Titles

Posted: September 27, 2013

The following books due out in October are sure to be popular. Please use the links below to place your requests now.

Nonfiction

Poetry

Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


Currently on Display...

Posted: September 5, 2013

The theme of our latest adult book display is Jewish Literature.

This standing book display can be found between our New Books section and the library catalog computers.

We invite you to browse and borrow any titles you find interesting!

You can also follow these links to explore related items in the library system catalog:
Comments? or Questions?


September 2013 Titles

Posted: August 29, 2013

The following books due out in August are sure to be popular. Please use the links below to place your requests now.

Nonfiction

Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


August 2013 Titles

Posted: July 26, 2013

The following books due out in August are sure to be popular. Please use the links below to place your requests now.

Nonfiction

Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


July 2013 Titles

Posted: June 28, 2013

The following books due out in July are sure to be popular. Please use the links below to place your requests now.

Nonfiction

Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


June 2013 Titles

Posted: May 29, 2013

The following books due out in June are sure to be popular. Please use the links below to place your requests now.

Nonfiction

Fiction

Comments? or Questions?


Currently on Display...

Posted: May 17, 2013

Our latest adult book display highlights fiction from or about Latin America.

This standing book display can be found between our New Books section and the library catalog computers.

We invite you to browse and borrow any titles you find interesting!

You can also follow these links to explore related items in the library system catalog.
Some more topics to try...

Comments? or Questions?


May 2013 Titles

Posted: April 23, 2013

The following books due out in May are sure to be popular. Please use the links below to place your requests now.

Nonfiction
Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


Pulitzer Prizes 2013

Posted: April 19, 2013

The 2013 Pulitzer Prizes for "Letters, Drama, and Music" have been announced!

You can click any of the links below to explore this year's winners and finalists (for Fiction, History, Biography, Nonfiction, and Poetry) in the library system catalog:


Fiction
History
Biography & Autobiographies
Poetry
General Nonfiction
Drama
Music
For more winning books and authors...
Comments? or Questions?


Beyond the Bestsellers:
Spring 2013

Posted: April 10, 2013

Our latest edition of Beyond the Bestsellers is now online!

[Beyond the Bestsellers: Spring 2013]


Beyond the Bestsellers is where we highlight new and interesting authors and books not necessarily found on bestseller lists.

Perhaps your next favorite book is just a few clicks away!
Comments? or Questions?


National Poetry Month

Posted: April 10, 2013

April is National Poetry Month!

We invite everyone to take a few moments to celebrate the expressive power and beauty of words.

Please click here to explore our National Poetry Month activities and resource guide.
Comments? or Questions?


April 2013 Titles

Posted: March 27, 2013

The following titles are due out in April. Use the links below to place your requests now.

Nonfiction
Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


March 2013 Titles

Posted: February 22, 2013

The following titles are due out in March. Use the links below to place your requests now.

Nonfiction
Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


February 2013 Titles

Posted: January 25, 2013

The following books are due out in February. Use the links below to place your requests.

Nonfiction
Fiction
Comments? or Questions?


Currently on Display...

Posted: January 4, 2013

Notable Books of 2012

Our standing book display, nearest to the library entrance and our New Books section, features many of the most notable books of 2012 (as recently reported by The New York Times).

We invite you to explore this display and to check out any books you find interesting!

For more "best of 2012" book lists and reading possibilities...
You might also want to check out...
Comments? or Questions?


January 2013 Titles

Posted: December 29, 2012

The following books are due out in January. Use the link below to place your requests now.

Nonfiction
Fiction
Comments? or Questions?




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