Few writers are better positioned than poets to capture and illuminate the fleeting moments, memories, and emotions that make up a life. This April in honor of National Poetry Month, immerse yourself in one of the following memoirs. Each title reflects the thoughts of a particular American poet on the subject of a life well-lived.
Hoping to grow your own food this summer? Or have perfect flower beds? Follow advice from experienced gardeners and start with a plan! It doesn’t matter if this is your first attempt, or if your garden is on its 40th growing season—before you start digging, pick up a book or two for tips, techniques, and inspiration.
Searching for medical information on the internet can be a treacherous task. How do you know if the information you find can be trusted? One reliable resource is MedlinePlus, which has information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand from the National Library of Medicine.
To celebrate Black History Month, we have a great schedule of lectures and workshops! Learn about local history-makers like Susie King Taylor, how black music has evolved over the years from classical to Hip Hop, and how to get started with African American genealogy.
At first glance, many science fiction novels seem strange, or even too familiar: just another road trip in space, or alien invasion story. But the great thing about all science fiction stories, and their weird and delightful views of the world, is that they will make you think.