There's a lot to celebrate in November. We extended our thanks to our veterans on November 11, reflect on what we're grateful for as we approach Thanksgiving, and celebrate Native American heritage all month long. And what is the library grateful for? Our wonderful members, of course! Thank you for being part of the library community. Happy reading!
Two hundred years after the Mvskoke people were forcibly removed from their original lands east of the Mississippi to Oklahoma, Joy Harjo returns to her family's lands and opens a dialogue with history. From her memory of her mother's death, to her beginnings in the Native rights movement, to the fresh road with her beloved, Harjo's personal life intertwines with tribal histories to create a space for renewed blessings. A stunning new volume from the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States, informed by her tribal history and connection to the land.
Investigating the double murder of two women in 1892 Bombay, Captain Jim Agnihotri is confronted by suspicion on both sides of a divided land before his investigation triggers unexpected consequences. An award-winning first novel.
An unexpected quest. Two worlds at stake. Are you ready?
Days after winning OASIS founder James Halliday's contest, Wade Watts makes a discovery that changes everything. Wade's life and the future of OASIS are again at stake. This time the fate of humanity also hangs in the balance in the highly anticipated sequel to the beloved worldwide bestseller Ready Player One, the near-future adventure that inspired the blockbuster Steven Spielberg film.
Grab a cozy blanket and a mug of hot cocoa and gather the kids for a special harvest storytime with Mr. Tim! Featuring It's Harvest Time! by Jean McElroy.
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Native American Heritage Month
From the Native American Heritage Month site: America is a vast land of many cultures dating back thousands of years to the original inhabitants of the land. History, heritage, or culture of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians are part of every national park and communities across the country today. Every November during Native American Heritage Month and throughout the year, the National Park Service and our partners share history and the continuing culture of America's indigenous peoples.
Maybe "thank you" isn't enough to express your gratitude anymore. Try one of these out this week: hvala (Croatian), terima kasih (Indonesian), or obrigado (Portuguese). Learn how to express your gratitude hundreds of new ways by learning a new language with Mango or Pronunciator. Powodzenia!