Books

Summer Reading Inspiration Part 5! Literary Elements

Summer Reading Inspiration Part 5! Summer Reading is only a little over a month away! We are planning and plotting a really great program this summer, and to help you get excited, here is this fantastic anthology of short stories. In The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination a whole bunch of best selling authors put together hilarious, though sometimes still thoughtful and touching, stories of science run amuck....

One of My Favorites

Book Jacket of 'The Artist's Way' by Julia CameronI’ve been thinking lately about the subject of creativity, and that has led me to remember one of my favorite books: The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron. A point Cameron’s book makes is that we all have some degree of creativity within us and it is worthwhile to overcome our fear of using it. That aspect of her book intrigues me.

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Feeling Good

New books are arriving at the Aldine Library! One of the new titles is Feeling Good Together by David D. Burns, MD. Dr. Burns is also the author of the bestseller Feeling Good: the New Mood Therapy. Both books deal with cognitive behavioral therapy, a form of treatment that explores patterns of thinking that lead to self-destructive actions. The idea is that in examining the beliefs that direct their thoughts, people can then modify their patterns of thinking to improve the way they cope with problems. Come take a look at these titles by Dr....

Summer Reading Inspiration Part 4!

The Summer Reading Program is less than 2 months away.  Everyone should get their mad scientist hats on and check out yet another science related story.  This fantastic series is written by Lucy and Stephen Hawking, so you know the science is probably going to be pretty accurate. George, his friend Annie, and her dad are taken through space using a super computer named Cosmos. If you are a fan of Stephen Hawking or space in general, you need to read the fictional books he wrote with his daughter....

Book Sale April 26th!

Big sale

Northwest library is having a Book Sale on Saturday, April 26th, 2014, hosted by our Friends of the Library. Everyone is invited to come support your Northwest Library and enjoy the book sale.

We have gently-used hardcover and paperback books, CDs, DVDs and audio books, magazine, as well as NorthWest Library book bags and USB flash drives.

Give yourself the gift of helping out your library as well as getting that so desired book at a bargain price.  Remember, funds collected go straight back to the Northwest branch.

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