Staff Picks: Books

Staff-recommended reading from the KPL catalog.

Director - Power User

Besides directing the library, I use the library; I consider myself a “power user” – one who uses many services and is here frequently, every day in my case!

I just read Telex from Cuba, this year’s freshman book for K College; I browsed Not So Big Remodeling, even though there is no home remodeling in my near future; I loved Leisure Seeker and regret I missed the author’s visit here a few weeks ago. I’m getting ready for a driving vacation and have checked out Admission and The Invisible Mountain. I think I’ll like both, given the reviews. I have How to Raise the Perfect Dog for my husband to read….hint, hint!  Of course I have a few travel books for the backseat of the car.

Earlier this month, I attended a poetry reading by Lori Wilson. I don’t read poetry, but I enjoy hearing it. I heard local author Michelle Miller-Adams speak about her book on the Kalamazoo Promise and Bob Downes share his backpacking experiences around the world; I heard banned books read during Art Hop.

I could go on and on….suffice it to say, I’m proud of our staff and the materials and services we provide. I appreciate them as a library user too.

Come visit soon.

Book

The Leisure Seeker
9780061671784
AnnR

Comments

Our reading interests meet again. I really enjoyed Telex from Cuba when I read it earlier this year and I just finished The Leisure Seeker last week.
I loved The Leisure Seeker and Telex from Cuba. Both terrific reads.
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