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Saturdays at Lift Bridge


Saturdays at Lift  Bridge

January marks the launch of our new weekly program, "Saturdays at Lift Bridge." Our goal is to have different event every Saturday at 11am for children, all of which cost only $5 per child. We have our Saturdays at Lift Bridge events all booked throughout the month of March.

Click here for our January, 2015 calendar of events.

Staff Picks

Our staff loves to read! These are our recommendations this month:

The Boston Girl (Hardcover)

$26.00
ISBN-13: 9781439199350
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Scribner Book Company, 12/2014
"The Boston Girl is an entertaining read, especially for anyone who comes from a family that immigrated to the USA from the old country around the turn of the last century.

This family is Jewish and the setting is Boston, but you will recognize many stereotypes and situations that come up as the new generation makes its way in the new world." - Pat


$19.99
ISBN-13: 9781476798097
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria / 37 Ink, 10/2014
"This brilliant and funny book is at least a great way for PoC to blow of steam regarding the lack of racial understanding in our country and at best a great way for us all to laugh and learn." - Christine


The Tombs of Atuan (Paperback)

$8.99
ISBN-13: 9781442459915
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9/2012

"The second book in Ursula Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle is a dark and poignant short fantasy novel that explores real-world themes in Le Guin's trademark precise, beautiful prose. It's a classic." Cody


Sharp Objects (Mass Market) (Mass Market Paperback)

$9.99
ISBN-13: 9781101902875
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books, 11/2014
"Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn is a creepy cool read for those who enjoy psychological thrillers.  Camille Preaker is a reporter living in Chicago and estranged from her family in a small Missouri town.  When two tween girls are murdered there, her boss sends her south to cover the story.  As Camille investigates the murders and confronts the past things get interesting." - Kay


$27.00
ISBN-13: 9781476746586
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner Book Company, 5/2014
 "This is a beautifully written novel, a National Book Award Nominee, and a great seller over the holiday season of 2014.  It follows the lives of a German youth and a young blind French girl from the days before WWII until it's end. Werner is an inquisitive youth who gets noticed by the Nazi and recruited to be educated and then thrown into the army on the Eastern Front. Marie follows her devoted father from the job he has to leave in Paris to Saint Malo on the Brittany Coast of France which becomes one of the last hold outs of the Nazi Army after D Day. A lot of other interesting characters make this a wonderful and involved story." - Archie


$18.95
ISBN-13: 9780735841567
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: NorthSouth (NY), 1/2015
" Cute story you will want to read again and again." - John

$15.95
ISBN-13: 9780307476074
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage, 4/2013
"Inspiring" - Mary

$24.99
ISBN-13: 9781250038944
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Thomas Dunne Books, 2/2014
"Part one is good, first mystery,then romance, then true crime. Part two, wait a minute. Whose story is this? What is the truth? What is going on? Part three, WHAT? Great read". - Taysie

$27.00
ISBN-13: 9781476746586
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner Book Company, 5/2014

“For the fiction reader on your list. This is historical fiction, military fiction, a coming of age story and a story about family and survival. Doerrl tells the intertwining stories of two children growing up in pre-WWII Europe. One is a blind Parisian girl meticulously taught survival skills by her artistic father. The other is a German orphan whose self-taught ability to build and repair radios brings him to the attention of the German army. Their paths cross in a small town on the Normandy coast on D-day.” - Annie


$35.00
ISBN-13: 9781476708690
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Simon & Schuster, 10/2014
“For the science geek in your life.” - Anita


$16.00
ISBN-13: 9780385347563
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Three Rivers Press, 9/2014
“Graham Nash a legendary musician, song writer and member of Crosby, Still and Nash tells his story from his youth in England to his days in the Hollies, life with Joni Mitchell and his life changing meeting with David Crosby and Stephen Stills.  Beautifully written a must read for music fans.” - Anita


$28.95
ISBN-13: 9780385535373
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday, 8/2014
“For the polar adventurer who likes to stay warm and dry.” - Mary



We Were Liars (Hardcover)

$17.99
ISBN-13: 9780385741262
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Delacorte Press, 5/2014

 "A well-written shockingly dark YA novel about family, privilege, and disaster. "- Cody


$26.95
ISBN-13: 9780393239959
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company, 10/2014
“David Green is the NPR co-host of Morning Edition on the radio. He has had a variety of postings in his career and one of them was Moscow.

In Midnight in Siberia he writes about the real  people of today's Russia who have to deal with a whole new set of circumstances in their post-Soviet world.  This is a country that is changing dramatically as it progresses into the 21st century. The book is a very entertaining and informative travelogue of a territory not visited by many Westerner.” - Archie


$19.99
ISBN-13: 9780763675363
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick, 10/2014
"For the littl'uns in your life who love to laugh, these two pals are clever and only ever temporarily lose sight of their friendship when they need a reminder of why it's so important." - Cody

$24.95
ISBN-13: 9780385353304
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf, 9/2014
“For those who like beautifully written words about a seemingly bleak situation.” - Mary

$4.99
ISBN-13: 9780142408889
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin, 9/2007
“This is my first literary love. Encyclopedia Brown and his best friend Sally Kimball start their adventures in this book, but continue on through several other collections of short stories, all of which are available on our shelves. Have a budding problem solver in your house? I guarantee they will devour these books once they have unwrapped them.” - Chris


San Miguel (Paperback)

$16.00
ISBN-13: 9780147509758
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books, 9/2013
“ T. C. Boyle describes life on this tiny island off the coast of Southern California.  He tells of two families, one in the 1880s and one in the 1930s who come to start new lives and pursue their dreams on San Miguel.  This is an absorbing tale as much of the island as the people on it. Written as only T.C.Boyle can write.” - Anita



$15.00
ISBN-13: 9780553418361
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books, 8/2014
"Hold on tight while reading this suspense novel! It’s the best suspense novel I have read in……..it is the best suspense novel I have ever read." - Joe

The Dinner (Paperback)

$14.00
ISBN-13: 9780385346856
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hogarth, 11/2013
"A novel told throughout the courses of a elegant meal.  The plot turns south and more disturbing by the mouthful.  The reader will not be able to leave the table until the dessert dishes have been cleared!" - Joe