Books, eMedia & More Blog

 

The Oscar awards are coming up. The red carpet and movies are on a lot of our minds. I started thinking about the St. Louis County Library's book discussion kit titles that have an Oscar nomination. Listed are those nominated for Best Picture:

1937: "The Good Earth" by...

Frugal Gardener

Whether you have a large garden plot or just a few pots on the patio, you can get a jump on the gardening season by starting seeds inside. If you've never done it before, starting seedlings inside is easy and inexpensive.  And the Library is here to help you do it! We have a massive...

The Ending Changes Everything

 

Ann Patchett's new novel, "State of Wonder" starts slowly, but picks up speed soon enough. The author of "...

The Hold Steady

 

For fans of The Hold Steady, the upcoming solo show by front man Craig Finn is met with eager anticipation.  Finn and his cohorts in The Hold Steady arrived on the music scene with "Separation Sunday" in 2005, an album met with critical praise for its power pop sound and dense...

Get Connected

 

Interested in personal networking, blogging to promote your business or looking for a job? Social networking skills can help! Not sure how to get started? The library has a variety of resources to introduce you to the world of social media.

...

 

While lurching toward middle age, I expected my hard rock, mosh pitted past to mellow, and that I would have better appreciation for James Taylor and Carole King's "...

Gabrielle Hamilton's outstanding memoir "Blood, Bones & Butter" traces the crooked path...

 

Want to make food from your favorite restaurant at home and at your own convenience? Try Todd Wilbur's "Top Secret...

 

"War Made New" by Max Boot is a book about military history from the technological standpoint....

© Copyright 2014. St. Louis County Library. All rights reserved. 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis MO. 314-994-3300 Contact Us