At Cecil County Public Library, we have recently been focusing on disaster preparedness and learning ways to help our patrons before, during and after an emergency situation. Discussing these issues has brought to mind I book I read recently and have encouraged many of my patrons to read as well. The story is "Falling to Earth" by Kate Southwood. It is a fictional account of a true historical event. Southwood's debut novel will leave you questioning your own ties to the community you love. ......more
Recommended by Donna Nichols
IN THE BLOG
I'm really looking forward to the holiday season since this will be my first in my new house. Since we've moved in May, I've brought home only 2 kinds of books: decorating books and baking cookbooks. It's becoming a bit of an obsession. While I've had good intentions on the decorating, I've only decided on half of the colors and painted only a quarter of the walls! (Anyone want to come paint my kitchen? Several gallons of paint are waiting for you. I'll provide you a cake.) I can't see...
Contributed by Carol Landis
Shop Online to Raise Money for the Library!
Shopping online this holiday season? Start at www.igive.com and you can raise money for the Cecil County Public Library simply by shopping at your favorite stores. A wide variety of retailers will donate to the Friends of the Cecil County Public Library when you shop with them through www.igive.com. For help with signing up, click here for a helpful guide.