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Adventure Begins at your Library, but The Distracted Librarians got a head start with an adventure of their own! Nicole, Drew, Killian, and Emily ventured out into the world to visit several independent bookstores in Oakland County. Catch their takes on each in the newest episode, which is now live!

Bookstores visited: Schuler Books, Book Beat, Sidetrack Bookshop,…

Virtual Read-Aloud. The Garden of the Nymphs, Sappho.

All around through the apple boughs in blossom murmur cool the breezes of early summer . . .

Sappho (c. 630 – c. 570 BC) was an Archaic Greek poet, lauded as one of the greatest poets of any age. Sometimes referred to as the “Tenth Muse” and “The Poetess,” Sappho’s surviving works predominately include lyric poetry with subjects of love,…

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Check out some of the titles the Distracted Librarians mentioned in their seventh episode!

BOOKS
Twilight / Stephanie Meyer
When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human….

50 Book Challenge

Join this new year-round reading challenge for adults (ages 16+). The Library challenges you to read 50 books – there’s no deadline, so you can go at your own pace. Stop by the Adult and Teen Services desk for more information on how to track your progress, to learn about the small prizes you’ll earn along the way, and to find prompts that will inspire your next read….

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Guilty pleasures: what are they, and why do they make us feel guilty? The Distracted Librarians discuss their own guilty pleasures along with the concept as a whole on the newest episode!

The Distracted Librarians can be found on Podbean, Apple Podcasts, YouTube Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, and PlayerFM.

Want to join the conversation? Email us at distracted@btpl.org…

What we are reading, listening to, and watching

90s “Classic” Novels

High-Demand Titles Available Now on hoopla

Olivetti

Courtroom Dramas on DVD

New DVDs: June

A Court of Thorns & Roses (ACOTAR)

Best Beach Reads

New Books for June 2024