Looking for Your Next Summer Beach Read?

May’s weather has been oh so drab, but summer is just around the corner and so is your next favorite beach read! Below are a few different lists to get you started, along with hand-picked highlights from our own collection and some sunshiny photos to brighten your day.  The Daily Beast’s Best Summer Beach Reads […]

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

An aging starlet with seven marriages behind her generously offers the rights to her memoir to an inexperienced writer—at a heartbreaking cost. Monique Grant is stunned when Hollywood legend Evelyn Hugo grants an exclusive interview to her over more seasoned journalists, but when she’s also chosen to publish Evelyn’s final confessions after her death, she […]

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The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

Helen Hoang’s The Bride Test (sequel to last year’s The Kiss Quotient) is a sweet story of an arranged marriage.  Khai Diep is on the autism spectrum and believes that he is incapable of loving anyone.  His mother has decided it is time for him to settle down, so she goes back to Vietnam to […]

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May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

The month May was selected to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the U.S. on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869 where the majority of the workers who laid the tracks were Chinese immigrants. This celebration of Asians and Pacific […]

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Mental Health Resources at HPL

May is Mental Health Month! According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 20% of people experience mental illness at some point. The library is here to help you locate resources about mental health and mental illness. While we are unable to provide medical advice, we can help you find information in a confidential manner. […]

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