If you're looking for a tell-all that rakes up all the dirt on the fights and firings that went on during George Steinbrenner's years owning the Yankees, this book isn't it. Steinbrenner: the last lion of baseball by Bill Madden is, however, an honest look at all the goings-on during the years that Steinbrenner took the Yankees from the $10 million purchase pri
Summer vacations are here! That is sooo good--but they can be sooo long, if you have long car rides or plane trips, or too much rain, or who knows? One of the great new services at the Jackson District Library are the audio downloads. We now offer two different download sources--NetLibrary and Overdrive. They each have new and classic titles for use on computers or MP3 players.
There is always a lot of interest in psychic matters--for proof, simply look to the number of Sylvia Browne books in print and selling well. The Carnegie branch just ordered replacements for several missing books of hers--a sure sign of popularity.
At the request of frequent library visitors, we are doing two columns on the paranormal and psychic phenomena. These topics are very popular with some and totally taboo with others, but we have selected books that may appeal to both groups. Certainly the first book, Supersense: why we believe in the unbelievable by Bruce Hood, is one that most anyone would find acceptable. In this overview of people's attitudes towar
Most of us need cheering up from time to time, but the current economy is enough to depress everyone. What to do? Get involved and help, which will not only cheer you up, but also improve someone else's life! The following materials have excellent opportunities that will suit anyone, anywhere.