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Life Magazine cover, July 28, 1953, of JFK and Jackie on Victura. If you are a Kennedy buff, you won’t want to miss next week's multi-media presentation by James W. Graham, author of Victura: The Kennedys, a Sailboat and the Sea. Graham did extensi...

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 “There is balm in Gilead, To make the wounded whole; There's power enough in heaven, To cure a sin-sick soul.’’ --African American Spiritual   Fans of Marilynne Robinson’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel Gilead will want to read her lat...
    We learned about Ralph Cosham’s untimely death via author Louise Penny’s Facebook page early Wednesday, September 29,  where she wrote:   Just received the desperately sad news that Ralph Cosham passed away yesterday. I'...

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It's that time of year -- fall weekends mean football!  Whether you're a fan of high school football, the college game, or the pros -- you'll find plenty of football-themed movies to feed your appetite for the sport at the library.  Check o...

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We are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas Eileen Tumulty’s upbringing in Queens in the ‘40s was dominated by playing caretaker to her drinking Irish parents. She dreams of a better life and thinks she finds it when she marries Ed Leary, a research scie...