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Welcome to the Book Nook! Whatever your reading pleasure or fancy, the Book Nook will bring you suggestions and reviews to spin off ideas for your next book to read.

Human Library: Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover

humanlibTuesday, April 15 • 6-9 pm
Prepare to possibly have your life changed when you check out a book from our Human Library! This exciting event gives patrons the chance to reserve 20-minute conversations with people that have a unique life experience--to hear their stories, ask questions, and find common ground.

Please use the links below or call the library at 457-0310 to book a time with all the human "books" you would like to "read." Preregistration is recommended, though you may also drop by on April 15 to see if there are open spots. Please click on the READ MORE to see the book titles available at this library.

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Human Library Event: Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover

human-library  Tuesday, April 15 • 6 - 9 pm

Prepare to possibly have your life changed when you check out a book from our Human Library!

This exciting event gives patrons the chance to reserve 20-minute conversations with people that have a unique life experience in an effort to open up communication, facilitate learning, and challenge preconceptions.

The concept has been used and popular for years in Toronto.  Read about their event here or view Joyner Library's event on YouTube.

Please use the links below or call the library at 457-0310 to schedule appointments with all the human books you would like to "read". Books will be available also for walk-in readings dependent on availability.

This program is part of a county-wide collaboration with events taking place at other libraries during the month of April. Visit the Human Library page for information on other dates and topics at libraries around the county:

Book Titles Available at Liverpool include:
Don't Mess with the Girl in the Fabulous Footwear: How Attitude Helped Me Through the Fight for My Life (Surviving A Cancer Diagnosis)
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Everything in the Pack On My Back: My Life as a Civil War Reenactor
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Once Upon a Hindu: Living as a Hindu/Living as a Christian
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Not My Son: A Father's Reckoning with His Child's Addiction
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Homeschooling for Three
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Raised Jewish
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Holding Political Office
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The Joy of Living with Herbs: Simple Ways to Add Herbs and Wonder to Your Life
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The Resident Tinsmith for the Statue of Liberty: It's History from the Inside 
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 Terra...The Terra-ble and Terra-fic Earth 
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New Book!  A Gay Guy in the City Find Out More/Reserve this Book

New Book!  The Invisible B!  Find Out More/Reserve this Book

Keep checking back!  Our booklist will be updated as we acquire additional titles!  For programs at other libraries and on other dates click here.

Liverpool Public Library's Top 10 Books of 2013

It's been a great year for books! With all the "best of" lists that appear at this time of year, we thought we'd add to the set of book lists by letting you know what books made the "Top Ten" list of favorites right here in Liverpool. The following titles were the most frequently checked out Adult Fiction books by Liverpool library patrons in 2013. Have you read them all? If not, they are still here! Check our catalog.

Fiction:

#10: Don't Go by Lisa Scottoline
#9: Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts
#8: 12th of Never by James Patterson
#7: Alex Cross, Run by James Patterson
#6: The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
#5: Inferno by Dan Brown
#4: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
#3: The Hit by David Baldacci
#2: Second Honeymoon by James Patterson
#1: The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

New!!! This is Your Lucky Day

lucky-day-collectionOur new Lucky Day Collection is here! The Lucky Day table is stocked with multiple copies of popular, high demand, best-seller books, both fiction and nonfiction.

The books will be available on a first come, first serve basis. They can not be placed on hold or sent to another library. The check-out period is one week, but you can renew it once for another week. Limit of two Lucky Day items per person.

 

 

Book Club in a Bag

book club in a bag

It's in the bag--all the ingredients you need to whip up a great discussion for your book group!

From The Beginner's Goodbye by Anne Tyler to Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking, by Susan Cain, we've selected an array of thought-provoking fiction and nonfiction works that will get people talking. 

Each bag includes 12 paperback copies of a single title, an author biography and interview, a list of discussion questions, and other materials that can be checked out for six weeks.

 Put a Book Club in a Bag on hold or stop in and pick one out today!