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eBook of the Month – January

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Citizen science : how ordinary people are changing the face of discovery

Have you ever wanted to contribute to scientific understanding, or participate in a community project that aims to generate scientific data? Then you just may be a Citizen Scientist in the making. Citizen science is “scientific work undertaken by members … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – January

Best Read: A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult The warm fall day starts like any other at the Center, a women’s reproductive health services clinic, its staff offering care to anyone who passes through its doors. Then, in late … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – December

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver – I found it a great read, timely and fascinating. She creates a parallel between people resisting the new ideas of Charles Darwin in the 1870’s and us now finding it so hard to change our trajectory … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – December

Best Read: The Girl in Kellers Way by Megan Goldin When a body is found buried near the desolate forest road of Kellers Way, Detective Melanie Carter must identify the victim if she is to have any chance of finding … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – December

  Seeing George by Cassandra Austin.  As a young woman, Violet met a man named George – except that he didn’t look like a man. He looked exactly like a dragon. And nobody but her saw him as a dragon. … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – November

Wake in fright by Kenneth Cook  – It was for my book group.  I found it predictable, a ‘coming of age’ story, but I have to say the writing is good.  I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone. I’ve also listened to a … Continue reading

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