Adult Services Blog

The Movie or the Book?

The movie or the book: which is better?  This is the perennial question and one that seems quite pertinent now with the release of films like Anna Karenina, Cloud Atlas, The Life of Pi, and Breaking Dawn.

 

                                                                                              

 

The Value of a Life

Since my official job title includes both adult and teen services, I try to balance my reading habits between the

Real Life on Film

Besides travel, cooking and how-to titles, our educational DVD collection contains deep, wonderful documentaries offering glimpses of people’s real lives, issues and struggles.

Here’s a selection of notable films we’ve added to our collection recently.

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Travel Tales

I recently returned from a ten day trip to the West Coast.

New Fall Fiction!

Fall is my favorite time of year, and the cool weather and early evenings make it an ideal time to curl with a good book. Lucky for me, fall is also the time of year publishers tend to release many of their eagerly anticipated new books. Recently I read two new fiction releases that were particularly impressive.

 

Weird Tales and Frightful Stories

With the leaves falling and the temperature dropping, it's time to think about my favorite holiday, Halloween! To get you in the mood for the season check out some of my favorite titles that evoke the dark side of autumn:

Welcome!

Welcome to the new location of the Adult Services Check it Out! blog, where we highlight great stuff from our collection as well as library and community events. For previous blog entries, please visit our old blog location: http://uflstaffpicks.blogspot.com/.