Staff Reads Blog

We are a public library full of voracious readers. Library staff use this blog to chronicle those items we have read, watched or listened to.

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Staff Stay-At-Home Reads

Staff Stay-At-Home Reads

Recent events have left most of us with extra time on our hands, and for KPL staff that means more time to read. We asked staff to share what they've been reading since the library closed, and they responded with selections for every taste. Click on the book title to...

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Escape to Belgravia

Escape to Belgravia

Between the finale of the PBS series Downton Abbey and the beginning of the PBS series Victoria, Julian Fellowes published a book titled Belgravia in 2016. There were rumors at the time that this was to be a series, but I gave up hope. No one, no one, does a period...

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Uplifting Books for Tough Times

Uplifting Books for Tough Times

When things look dire and the daily news is a source of anxiety, books offer a great escape from reality for a while. Read on for some book recommendations that feature spunky characters and uplifting storylines! Hotel Silence by Audur Ava Olafsdottir: When everything...

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Susan Who???

Susan Who???

It can sometimes be an occupational hazard when people learn you work in a library. You sort of become the “party entertainment”. You will get questions like “What’s the best book you ever read?” or “What are you currently reading?” or “Why can’t I get this book in an...

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KPL Podcast

Have you been listening to the KPL Podcast? If not you are missing out! Apart from reviews and library news, nearly each week Jigisha and Ryan chat with award winning authors who share their creative process with us. Find the KPL Podacst on Buzzsprout or wherever you get your podcasts!

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