The shelves of MCLD come to life! Join librarians each week to connect with books, music and apps available at your library. Find your next favorite read, discover a new album, or connect with your community.
Join Lindsey and Mikel as they discuss some of the finest westerns ever written. From the heavy literary themes of Blood Meridian to the kinship in Lonesome Dove westerns can appeal to all readers. They will be discussing the following books: Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy, True Grit by Charles Portis, Lonesome Dove Larry McMurtry
Our Favorite Books
Corbon and Alyssa discuss the following books: Such a Good Age by Kiley Reid, JD Robb series, Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent, Finding Freedom by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, Midnight Man by Meg Gardiner, We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T Higgins, The Ruins by Scott Smith, Rising Strong by Brené Brown, Quackery by Lydia Kang, Only Plane in the Sky by Garrett Graff
Women Find Their Strength
Jen and Jennifer discuss four diverse books that tell the stories of women finding their strength in community, family, tradition and more. They discuss: “Upright Women Wanted” by Sarah Gailey, “Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows” by Balli Kaur Jaswal, “Eat Up: Food, Appetite and Eating What You Want” by Ruby Tandoh and “Untamed” by Glennon Doyle
What Horrifies You?
In this episode, Nicolas and Travis discuss some of their favorite horror books to get you ready for Halloween. From short stories to series here are some of the books that they discuss are: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Alvin Schwartz, IT by Stephen King, Parasite by Mira Grant, The Lottery by Shirley Jackson, I Am Legend by Richard Matheson, Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham, Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, Invisible Man by HG Wells and Edgar Allen Poe.
The Comic was Better
Corban and Alyssa discuss some of their favorite comics that have moved to the screen. From the good, the bad and the ugly comics are all over the screen. We are going to give you some of our insights from popular shows and movies from Marvel, CW, DC and more.
A Comic-al Discussion
Comics and their stories have become an everyday part of today’s media. Join Librarians Alyssa and Corban for a special LibraryCon episode as they take us on a tour of some of their favorite comics and graphic novels. Not only will you be inspired to pick up a comic book from your library, but you’ll also learn about checking out e-comics to read on your device! Make sure to check out our other LibraryCon virtual programs. Here are some of the titles they discuss: DC, Marvel, The Boys, Watchman, Sabrina the Teenage Witch