“Tin Men” by Christopher Golden

In this novel set in a not too distant future, elite soldiers pilot robotic avatars called “tin men” from afar. Their physical bodies are safe at military bases miles away while their minds control the Tin Men, who patrol areas of upheaval in a world ravaged by political unrest. The Tin Men are a creation of the […]

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Pixar Exhibit at The Museum of Science

Use one of the Library’s discounted passes to visit the Museum of Science and experience “The Science Behind Pixar.”  This is an interactive exhibit which show how Science, Technology, Engineering and Math are used to create some of our favorite movies.  The cost of admission using the Library Museum of Science Pass is $12 per person in […]

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Stories of My Life by Katherine Paterson

Katherine Paterson is an award winning author of over twenty childrens books.  My childhood was spent reading her books from cover to cover, with a favorite being Bridge to Terabithia.  But who is the woman who won both the Newbery Medal Award and the National Book Award twice in her first decade as a published author?  Paterson’s […]

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Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Setting: Mars. In a color-coded society where Golds rule supreme and Reds are practically slaves, Darrow is a low-Red. He’s a hell-diver, drilling into Mars’ core to find the precious gas that will help make Mars habitable. When his wife is murdered by Golds for “treason,” Darrow decides to cause a little trouble and get […]

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On the Wings of Heroes by Richard Peck

A boy in Illinois remembers the home front years of World War II, especially his two heroes – his brother in the Air Force and his father, who fought in the previous war.

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