Stuff I Nag My Husband to Read

Stuff I Nag My Husband to Read

May 26, 2020

As a librarian, I sometimes have the annoying habit of giving my loved ones endless unsolicited book recommendations.  This is completely hypocritical of me because in reality, in a good month, I might read one book myself. That said, I find grea...

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What Would Your Pet Read?

What Would Your Pet Read?

April 21, 2020

With working-from-home becoming the new-norm, we are all spending more time than usual in the company of our pets—much to their delight, horror, or indifference depending on species and personality.

And maybe we've gone a little crazy not be...

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Our Favorite Podcasts

Our Favorite Podcasts

April 7, 2020

To help you complete the Spring 2020 Adult Reading Challenge—as well as keep you sane during these trying times—we'll be doing several "staff picks" lists with our recommendations for some of the challenge activities.

First up, "Listen to a...

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Books that read like Hallmark Movies

Books that read like Hallmark Movies

March 24, 2020

When people find out I’m a librarian, they often assume that I read a lot of literacy fiction. Spoiler, I do not. I actually do not read a whole lot of books, maybe one a month. When I do read a book, I tend to read items that are light, fluffy,...

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15 Snowy Books to Read in Winter

15 Snowy Books to Read in Winter

March 3, 2020

Reading is pretty great any time of year, but there’s something special about reading while getting curled up under a blanket with a mug of something warm nearby as the snow falls on the other side of the window.  You could read anything, of co...

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A Waukee Public Library Valentine

A Waukee Public Library Valentine

February 14, 2020

 

Valentine’s Day is upon us! 

For many, a lovable or relatable character can make a huge difference in the way we interact with a story. 

When staff at the Waukee Public Library were asked what characters they would write a Valentine to, ...

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