Cover image of a young girl's silhouette with her arms outstretched, set against a light orange background.

The Girl With All the Gifts



The Girl With All the Gifts / M.R. Carey

Humanity has been dead for two decades, lost to the ruination of a globe-spreading fungal infection that has had catastrophic effect on the human species. The only hope for mankind lies in a few stalwart groups of scientists and militants,…


Does anybody really know what time it is?

Since 1895, when H.G. Wells wrote the book The time machine, time travel has captured the imagination of people world wide. So check out a time travel book and find what it’s all about.

Selections from the Adult Services Collection:

The garden of promises and lies / Paula Brackston
Brackston returns readers to Xanthe’s life in Marlborough (after Secrets of the Chocolate House,…

A drawing of a ship sailing on high waves showcases adventures stories.

There once was a ship that put to sea…

Fiction and nonfiction stories of adventure on the high seas.

Sea wife / Amity Gaige
From the acclaimed author of Schroder comes a novel about a young family who escape suburbia for a year-long sailing trip that upends all of their lives. (Also available as a ebook and downloadable audio from Libby/OverDrive.)

Gale force / Owen Laukkanen
A freak maritime accident has made McKenna Rhodes the captain of the salvage boat Gale Force,…

A beach chair and umbrella are shown to highlight books that are perfect for reading at the beach or by the poo.

2022 Beach Reads

Enjoy a selection of sunny beach reads and darker fare this summer. Log your reading and win prizes during our 2022 Summer at the Library Reading Challenge. Get more information.


Beach Read / Emily Henry
A romance writer who no longer believes in love and a literary writer stuck in a rut engage in a summer-long challenge that may just upend everything they believe about happily ever afters….


Oceans of Pride

Adult and teen books celebrating Pride Month.

323.3264 STO
The Stonewall reader : edited by the New York Public Library / foreword by Edmund White
Presents a collection of first accounts, diaries, periodic literature, and articles from LGBTQ magazines, and newspapers chronicling the years leading up to and the years following the Stonewall uprising….