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Category Archives: Good Books

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 […]

December’s Author of the Month – James Michener

Something we do every month at the Emerson library is recognize an author and display their books. This month we are spotlighting James Michener. James Albert Michener (February 3, 1907-October 16, 1997) was an American Author of more that 40 titles, the majority of which were sweeping sagas, covering the lives of many generations and […]

Let’s Get Digital

Talking Books is making things easier for it’s consumers! Digital Books are here! No more searching for the right cassette, flipping, rewinding, etc. The entire book is on one cartridge, making the casing smaller and less hassle with multiple cassettes. Just insert the digital book into the new player and push play. You’ll love the […]

5 Ways the Library Makes Back-to-School Easier

Find out what they need to know. We have books that list and/or offer short-lessons on the learning requirements for each grade. Review material from the grade before, or get a head start on this year with books like What Your First Grader Needs to Know and the rest of the Core Knowledge series, the […]