Books at Cordova Public Library. (Oct. 1, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

At Your Library: ‘The Turn of the Key’ is a must read

If you are a fan of Henry James's classic tale “The Turn of the Screw,” you might enjoy Ruth Ware's "The Turn of the Key," writes Cathy Sherman.
“The Testaments,” Margaret Atwood’s follow-up to “The Handmaid’s Tale,” is available at Cordova Public Library. (Oct. 1, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

At Your Library: Have you read these popular books?

"Librarians are always looking at lists," writes Cathy Sherman. "Lists of books in the New York Times Bestseller’s List, lists of favorite books from listeners at NPR, and lists of the most popular books read in September on the website Goodreads. Being newly retired, I have been telling myself I will have all this time to read now … but what should I read?"

The passing of a great author

We lost an amazing American author this month, Herman Wouk, best known for historical fiction works such as The Caine Mutiny which was published in 1951 and won the Pulitzer Prize.

How to cook your catch

Now that we’ve finished reading about birds and learning how to identify all those wonderful shorebirds, let’s get ready to catch and serve up some fish!

Welcome birds and birders

After you spend the day out birding, stop in the Cordova Public Library and find a good read all about birds. Here are some...

Despite the snow, it’s springtime at the library

The weather outside has been fickle. Even if you can’t get outside to landscape or garden, you can read about it at the library!...

At your library: New books on the shelves

Head Librarian Debbie Carlson has just released the list of new books placed on the shelves in the past few weeks. These bestsellers are...

Books about the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill are prolific

Never a pleasant memory for our community, but 30 years have passed and reflecting on the changes and progress since the Exxon Valdez Oil...

April is poetry month

On the horizon is one of our favorite months of spring. April not only signals the end to a very long winter in Alaska,...

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

On March 2, we mark the birthday of beloved children’s author Theodore Geisel better known as Dr. Seuss. Many a child has grown up...



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