Neo Maxi Zoom Dweebie: The Best High School Movies

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2012 by shoshanalibrarian

It's back to school time, and whether you're a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess, or a criminal, you can find someone to relate to in a really good high school movie. I admit, I'm a sucker for them even as an adult, especially the John Hughes movies of the '80s (warning: some of these movies are of their time and somewhat less . . . more »

Books I Can't Wait to Read!

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 by shoshanalibrarian

Fall is always an exciting time for new books. This year two of my favorite authors, Michael Chabon and Barbara Kingsolver, have new titles coming out and I am so excited! But wait...there's more! I loved Ken Follett's Fall of Giants and have been eagerly awaiting the sequel for two long years. My patience will finally be rewarded this September. Get on the request lists . . . more »

Angus is a Punk Rocker: Bands My Baby Loves

Posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 by shoshanalibrarian

Rocket to Russia My four-month-old does not dig lullabies. The best way to get him to sleep? Have a lo-fi dance party - he loves anything with a fast tempo, heavy distortion, and lots of guitar. For some reason, this is his idea of relaxing music - maybe because he heard me singing along to it while he was in the womb, maybe because all music sounds lo-fi . . . more »