September Book-o-scopes

September 17th, 2018

Your next read is in the stars! Let book psychic Allie suggest titles based on your sun sign. Here are some recent books that have recently been adapted to the television or silver screen, or were just announced that they will be soon! Aquarius: January 20 – February 18 The Hate U Give by Angie Read More

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CCPL’s New Book Club for Business Owners: the Entrepreneur Book Club

September 4th, 2018

Cecil County Public Library is spearheading a new book discussion aimed at business professionals in the county. Starting in September, the Elkton Central Library will host a morning monthly Entrepreneur’s Book Discussion on the third Thursday of the month. Small Business Librarians Laura Metzler and Laura Hannan will facilitate, choosing book titles aimed to educate Read More

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Justice by DNA Evidence: One Maryland One Book is Back!

August 24th, 2018

What if everyone in the state of Maryland read the same book? That’s the idea behind One Maryland, One Book, an initiative started by Maryland Humanities. This year’s book is “Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence” by Tim Junkin. Set in Maryland, it is a true crime Read More

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August Book-o-scopes: Back to School

August 17th, 2018

Your next read is in the stars! Let book psychic Allie suggest titles based on your sun sign. Whether you’re going back to school in a few weeks or not, we’ve got you covered with suggestions of books that all take place in an academic setting, though they may or may not involve too much Read More

Reading with Your Child

August 10th, 2018

What is one of the best things you can do for your young child? Reading out loud! It stimulates early brain growth and promotes the development of language and social skills. And as long as you provide a balance of print books and eBooks and remember to combine media use with human interaction, reading using Read More

For the Music Lover

August 3rd, 2018

The library has so many resources for music lovers! Here are a few ways to further your passion for sound: If you are a history buff and want to learn more about your favorite genre of music, we have a few new releases on our shelves: “Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway Revolution” by Todd Read More

Quiz: What July New Book Should You Read?

July 27th, 2018

What are you most interested in reading? A. Historical Fiction B. Dark comedy C. True story Pick a character. A. Rasputin B. Rip Van Winkle C. Captain Hook Where would you go on vacation? A. Somewhere cold B. Somewhere isolated C. Somewhere hot Pick an appetizer. A. Charcuterie board B. Roasted brussel sprouts C. Soft Read More

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July Book-O-Scopes

July 20th, 2018

Your next read is in the stars! Let book psychic Allie suggest titles based on your sun sign. Can’t take a vacation this year? Travel the world with one of these books! Aquarius: January 20 – February 18 All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai You like traveling to cities that are on the cutting Read More

Chautauqua 2018: Frederick Douglass

July 6th, 2018

It’s not apple pie. It’s not quilting, baseball, or rock n’ roll, either. No, the most American thing in America, according to former president Teddy Roosevelt, is Chautauqua. Chautau-what? Before television, radio, and car travel, cultural and educational entertainment was not easily attained by folks living in rural areas. In 1874 at Lake Chautauqua in Read More

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June New Book Releases Quiz

June 29th, 2018

There are many new book releases this June. Take our quiz to find which one you should read! What genre are you in the mood for? a. Romance b. Supernatural thriller c. Literary Pick a perspective: a. Someone on the Autism spectrum b. Someone who was kidnapped c. A widower Pick a treat: a. Lemon Read More

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