Books & Reading

Books & Reading

Bird Lovers' Paradise: Jackson!

     Birds in Jackson: a bird lovers' paradise--that's one of the unique assets of this area, according to the Greater Jackson Chamber of Commerce!

Decked Out in Art Decko

     As the weather warms, lots of people head outside. And with finances limiting what we can do and where we go, the backyard looks better and better. Or does it?  If your house could use some help before you start entertaining al fresco, try some of these outstanding books available from the Jackson District Library.

Divorce with Children

     The library has children’s materials to help divorcing parents deal with their children’s questions and fears.  There are two types of these materials:  first, books written for the parents, to give advice and comforting tips to the stressed parents.  Second, there are books written for children, to teach these young ones about divorce and to reassure them concerning the changes happening in their environment. This column lists those written for parents.

Book Review: The Way We'll Be: The Zogby Report on the Transformation of the American Dream

Surprised by some of the results in the last election?  So was I, until I read The Way We'll Be: The Zogby Report on the Transformation of the American Dream

Jane Austen Book Club and Tea

We had a great meeting this week of the Jane Austen Book Club.  Thanks go to English native Mary Wyatt, who made delicious salmon and cucumber sandwiches and Jean Davis who provided the food.  Mary regaled us with stories about England and her memories of English teatimes.  We had 10 people join us for the tea and also the discussion of Mansfield Park.  We also had two different versions of MP running on video.

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