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Oklahoman book review: 'An Almost Perfect Christmas' collects one woman's essays about botched holidays

Nina Stibbe's collection of humorous essays about the holidays is well worth a read. "An Almost Perfect Christmas" begins with roasting turkey, or rather the refusal to cook turkey, and the ... read more

Omaha Public Library: Our favorite classic and nontraditional holiday reads

... readers find new books — or at least books new to them. Every month in this space, library employees will recommend reading based on different writing genres, themes or styles. Just in time for th... read more

Gift guide: These books will delight and inform readers on your list

Better than frankincense, gold or myrrh, books are the most personal, intimate and thoughtful holiday gifts. Books are timeless — they have a shelf life of forever. The writer Neil Gaiman commented th... read more

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Local librarians offer holiday read recommendations

Readers in need of holiday gift ideas, or those who just want to curl up with a good book on a cold winter day may enjoy the following recommendations from librarians Claire Lopiccolo of the Romeo Dis... read more


Holiday caroling at MPL

Holiday refreshments will also be provided ... Call the library at 721-BOOK (2665) for the title of the film. If you’re up for a literary challenge, stop by the library’s Reference Desk ... read more

Holiday gift subscriptions, books still available!

Hey, we're still selling holiday gift subscriptions and books! A deadline passed last week by which we could guarantee shipment of Rob Ullman's Cartoon Canon book in time for Christmas. But the gift s... read more

13 Holiday Books For Book Clubs That You Still Have Time To Finish Before The Season Is Over

The only thing that can make the holidays more magical is curling up with a holiday-inspired book under a warm blanket and a hot cup of something special in your hand. And talking about said books wit... read more

Greensboro Public Library's children’s librarians offer suggestions for book gifts

The holiday season is here once again, and for many families, that means buying gifts for the young people in your life. At Greensboro Public Library, we always encourage you to visit our locations an... read more

Need a getaway to celebrate (or escape) the holidays? Travel like a queen to Victoria

It’s not a difficult equation. You plus books plus cup of spicy chili-steeped hot chocolate equals joy. Get into the (other kind of) holiday spirit Victoria may conjure up images from a Jane Austen no... read more

Spreading holiday cheer in the West Valley

books, and fun gifts for Christmas. This program serves low-income families and involves more than 2,300 children from more than 800 families. This year the program expanded to help families with some... read more

Eastwood Mall, Niles Best Buy offers holiday deals for UAW 1112 members

The book has sales and special offers from 50 of the mall's stores. Those sales will last until Wednesday. 22-year GM employee Donna Zaczyk said every little bit helps. "It wasn't very fun to go into ... read more

Around Town: Book club and Family Holiday Party at Oneida Library

History lovers are invited to the Oneida Public Library for the Pushing the Limits Book Club on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 6 p.m. The book is "Years of Wonder." In “Year of Wonders,” author Geraldine Brooks ... read more



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