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Books to Read While You Wait for "Lessons in Chemistry"

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Lessons in Chemistry has spent 35 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list. If you adored this debut historical fiction novel - or are still waiting on the holds list - you may enjoy these reads while you wait!

Books to Read While You Wait for "Spare"

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Waiting to get your hands on Prince Harry's memoir? While you wait for Spare, check out these titles that will satisfy your royal history (and gossip!) cravings!

Most-Borrowed Books of 2022

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As 2022 comes to a close, we're looking back at what Helen Plum Library cardholders read the most this year.

Staff Spotlight: Afrofuturism

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Urian from Adult Services recommends these books, movies, and music from the Afrofutiriusm genre. Learn more about Afrofuturism and discover his favorite picks.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Hispanic Authors

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep 15–Oct 15) with some of our favorite books by Hispanic authors! Stop in the Library to browse our display or discover featured titles on Hoopla for immediate digital checkout, free with your Helen Plum library card!

Staff Spotlight: Korea

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Courtney from Adult Services gives you all the book, music, and movie recommendations on South Korea!

Staff Spotlight: Guitarists

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Terr from Technology & Metadata Services recommends these books on famous guitarists.

Ukraine and Russia

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10 books to help you better understand what's going on in Ukraine

Amid the devastating Russian invasion of Ukraine, here are 10 books that explain the history and current events of the two countries. If you'd like to read beyond the headlines for a clearer understanding of the conflict and what's at stake, check out one of the titles below:

Staff Spotlight: Hygge

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Find some extra joy and comfort with these books on the topic of hygge recommended by Kate from Adult Services.

Staff Spotlight: Jeff Beck

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Terr from Technology & Metadata Services recommends these albums featuring guitarist Jeff Beck.

Reading Colors Your World

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Add some color to your reading list... and to your Summer Reading logs 😉 with these fresh picks from our Reader's Advisory librarians!

Staff Spotlight: Baseball Reads

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Stephanie from Adult Services shares her love of America's pastime with these recommended books and movies!

Pride Month

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We invite you to celebrate Pride Month with our LGBTQIA+ inclusive books of all genres and for all ages! Stop in the Library and visit our Spotlight display to discover even more titles for checkout 💖