Jerry Apps has had a lot of titles in his life, including writer, journalist, teacher, professor, historian, editor, storyteller, expert, and many more. But there's one title that he credits for his success in all of those other careers: Farmer. While stationed at Fort Eustis, VA in 1956, Jerry was intrigued by his fellow troops … Continue reading Jerry Apps: Farming, writing, and community
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph If you're like me, you're flying through books at the speed of light these days! If you're in a position to purchase books, I highly recommend Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, Miracle Creek by Angie Kim, and Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. (For my money, the Little … Continue reading Visit the library from your couch!
It's about to get really cold, so you have a perfect excuse to grab a book and a blanket and get lost in another world! (Check out our blog post from last week for alternatives to traditional reading like audiobooks and e-books, in case you can't get out to your local library!) Mobituaries: Great Lives … Continue reading Your January reading list
2020! Hard to believe. Not only has another year passed us by, but a new decade approaches! 100 years ago, women won the right to vote. F. Scott Fitzgerald published his first novel entitled This Side of Paradise. And the first commercially licensed radio station broadcast "breaking news" for the first time as the returns came in … Continue reading New Year, New Decade, New Adventures!
The nights are cooling off, and before we know it we'll have sweater and pumpkin spice weather! Make sure to check out the next SAIL Book Club meeting on September 18 at 1:30 p.m. at Sequoya Library, where the group will discuss their summer reading and pick the next book. In the meantime, here are … Continue reading Your late summer/early fall reading list