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Totes, mugs and cookbooks at the Library

 Check out our library book totes, reading-themed insulated drink bottles, and our library cookbook! On sale now at reasonable prices.

Williamstown Library Butterflies

Our Williamstown Branch Manager, Nancy Morehead is featured on the front page of today’s “Parkersburg News & Sentinel.” ┬áCongratulations, Nancy, on a job well done! Our thanks to the newspaper for the excellent article and beautiful photos!

January 2011’s Author of the Month – Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy, a true Irish storyteller, had her name at the top of Britain’s most popular writers list and the New York Times Best Seller’s List. Binchy’s novels touch on issues such as parent-child relationships and the illusion of love. Her novels do not focus entirely on sex, but their appeal, instead, stems from the […]

Awful Library Books

  You read it right! Just picture it… you’re in the stacks perusing some books and you pull something that catches your eye. You start to look through and have this thought in your mind like, “Really? Is this really a book that people read?” Well, there is a blog dedicated to these types of […]

March 2011’s Author of the Month – Anne Rivers Siddons

Anne Rivers Siddons, born 1936, graduate of Auburn University, started her career off as – what people may call, a free minded writer. She knew she was meant to be a writer when she was fired for her powerful articles in an Alabama Newspaper in which gained national attention. It was her articles like these […]

If You Like Nevada Barr…

Mystery You May Also Like… Elizabeth Adler Nelson DeMille Susan Dunlap Sue Henry JD Robb Dana Stabenow

February 2011’s Author of the Month – Orson Scott Card

Best known for his Science Fiction Novels, Card has written many other forms and genres that appeal to audiences from teens to adults (kind of the Jack of all trades in the writers world). Card is known for his engrossing and moral stories and provocative view of a world in which individuals can make a […]

If You Like David Baldacci…

Suspenseful…Fast Paced…Intricate Plots…Twists and Double Crosses… You may also like… Steve Martini Stuart Woods Nelson DeMille James Grippando John Grisham Michael Connelly Lisa Scottoline Scott Turow Brad Meltzer Robert Ludlum Vince Flynn Richard North Patterson Robert K. Tanenbaum

If You Like Jeffrey Archer…

You May Also Like… David Baldacci Stephen Coonts Clive Cussler Nelson DeMille Jack Higgins Robert Ludlum Vince Flynn Stuart Woods W. E. B. Griffin

If You Like the author ??? Then Try…

Have you read all titles written by a certain author and want more like them? Keep checking in to our blog to get the latest Author Read-A-Likes A to Z! This Week check out the Authors that write like VC Andrews… Sally Beauman Robin Cook Marilyn Harris Victoria Holt Gloria Murphy Anne Rice Whitley Strieber […]