YA Books that Encourage Body Positivity
People of all ages experience body negativity and insecurity. We are constantly under the scrutiny of needing to be thin or fit. Let’s continue to advocate for the body-positive image. Let’s start with these reads, all of which promote body positivity!
8 Books Written by Podcasters
Believe it or not, several podcasters have come out with books. That's right--you can read your podcast.
Is It Time to Quit Social Media?
Can't put down your smartphone? Social media stressing you out? You might want to consider giving it up.
New Year, Same You: Reading Ideas for Realistic, Achievable Improvement
Forget the New Years Resolutions! No matter what time of year it might be, each day is a new opportunity to make realistic changes in our lives and feel better for it.
The Human-Nature Connection
The Library and Metroparks are great community resources that enrich the quality of life in the communities in which they serve.
A Blue Christmas: Dealing with Sadness and Loneliness during the Holidays
Holidays can bring a lot of anxiety and even sadness into many people's lives. Here are some resources that can help. Topics include coping strategies, mindfulness, stress management, self-acceptance, meditation and more.
10 Best Biographies of 2018
Biographies, autobiographies, essays and memoirs from famous and not so famous, but very interesting people sharing intimate details of their lives.
10 Best Business Books of 2018
Compelling books on business, capitalism, economics, data mining, leadership and success.
What to Read-Watch-Listen to Next!
Feel like there’s nothing interesting to read/watch/listen to lately? We can help!
New Year, New You
No resolutions necessary! You can always work on improving (fill in the lifestyle issue of your choice); it just takes a bit of time and baby steps in the right direction. Here are some titles that will help.
Best Nonfiction Books of 2016
The best of the best in biographies, memoirs, business, leadership, history, poetry, science, and general nonfiction books of the year.
Back to School Book Lists
Is your child experiencing the back to school jitters? Check out our list of books to help kids deal with everything from riding the bus for the first time to making new friends at school!
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