Staff Picks

Find out what our librarians recommend, including recent selections and longtime favorites.
Click on the cover images to go to the catalog to place a hold!




Andy is our Programming Librarian. He selects all of our nonfiction, poetry, DVDs, and graphic novels for adults.


The Nickel Boys
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
The Art of Gathering
Having and Being Had
In the Distance
Inspired Collaboration
Rabbits for Food
Rusty Brown/Chris Ware





Jenny is our Technical Services Librarian. She not only purchases all selected materials, she catalogs and processes them to make them available for you to borrow!

I Talk Like a River/Jordan Scott
Cool Beans/Joe Yonan
Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience
Bottom of the Pot (not held by TML)
The Goose Egg
The Science of Goo
When Stars are Scattered
Sonia Delaunay: a life of color
The Carrying: Poems
Seaweed: an Enchanting Miscellany
The Boy and the Gorilla
Windows on the World
Snow: A history of the World
Milk Street Cookish
The Most Beautiful Thing
Effortless Vegan
This is Your Time
You are a Beautiful Beginning
Home in the Woods
99% Invisible City
Bad Island



Julia is our Circulation Librarian. She selects all of our fiction for adults, including Mysteries, Science Fiction, and short stories.


Life After Life
Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
The Lies of Locke Lamora
Too Like the Lightning/Ada Palmer
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer/Patrick Suskind
A Little Hatred (bk.1)/Joe Abercrombie
Piranesi/Susanna Clarke
Sourdough/Robin Sloan
Trouble with Peace (bk.2)/Joe Abercrombie



Kevin is our Adult Services Librarian. He selects all of our Large Print and audiobooks for adults.

Batman - White Knight
Demon Slayer, v. 1- Cruelty
Three Hours In Paris
Dune: The Graphic Novel - Book 1
Into Africa
Talking To Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell (audio)
Me/Elton John
The Poacher
The Splendid & The Vile
We Took To The Woods
City Of Falling Angels


Kiah is a Children’s Programming Assistant. She assists in selecting graphic novels for children. 


A Deadly Education
Bake Sale
Go With the Flow
How to Make Hand-Drawn Maps
New Shoes
Bug Boys
Echo Mountain
Maiden & Princess
The Rainbow Way
Aster and the Accidental Magic
Braiding Sweetgrass (Audiobook)
Conjure Women/Afia Atakora
Mexican Gothic/Sylvia Moreno-Garcia
Witchlight/Jessi Zabarsky
The Seven Endless Forests
The Once and Future Witches
Mr Postmouse
We Are Water Protectors


Megan is our Assistant Director and Youth Services Librarian. She selects all materials for children from birth to age 11, and our parenting materials.


Aru Shah and the End of Time
From the Desk of Zoe Washington
The Doldrums and the Helmsley Curse
Akata Witch



Rachel is the Library Director. She selects eBooks and eAudiobooks for our Cloud Library collection. She also pays all the bills for all the great materials everyone else selects!


Truly Devious
A Field Guide to Lucid Dreaming
Mollly Katzen
The Rise and Fall of DODO
How the Hippies Saved Physics
Stories of Your Life and Others
Big Book of Christmas Mysteries
Lock In
The Missing American
Colorful Crochet Lace
Madhur Jaffrey
The Smaller Majority
Life Undercover
The Disaster Tourist/Ko-un Yun
At the Bottom of Everything/Ben Dolnick
Hand me down : a novel / Melanie Thorne.
Mexican Gothic/Sylvia Moreno-Garcia
The end of everything : (astrophysically speaking) / Katie Mack.
The Wild Out Your Window/Sy Montgomery