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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Did You Know.....?

Did you know that reading can improve your social skills? Apparently, reading fiction can improve your empathy and "theory of mind". If you want to know more about it, read this journal article or for a shorter version and other interesting information, check out this post on lifehacker!

Monday, April 25, 2011

New Books and Videos, April 25, 2011

Allergies Sourcebook. Ed. Amy L. Sutton. 4th ed. Health Reference Series. Detroit: Omnigraphics, 2011. (RC584 .A3443 2011)

Cancer Sourcebook. Ed. Karen Bellenir. 6th ed. Health Reference Series. Detroit: Omnigraphics, 2011. (RC263 .C294 2011)

Gibilisco, Stan. Statistics Demystified. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011. (QA276.12 .G44 2011)

Great Minds of the 20th Century: Dr. Carl Jung. DVD. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University, 2007. (AV BF173 .J85 J9 2007)

Hillenbrand, Laura. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. New York: Random House, 2010. (D805 .J3 Z364 2010)

The Murders in the Rue Morgue. DVD. La Crosse, WI: Platinum Disc, 2004. (AV PN1997 .M8683 2004)

Patrick, Deval. A Reason to Believe: Lessons from an Improbable Life. New York: Broadway, 2011. (F71.22 .P37 A3 2011)

Ratey, John J., with Eric Hagerman. Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain. New York: Little, Brown, 2008. (QP301 .R38 2008)

Singular, Stephen. The Wichita Divide: The Murder of Dr. George Tiller and the Battle Over Abortion. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2011. (HQ767.5 .U5 S545 2011)

Steger, Will, and Jon Bowermaster. Crossing Antarctica. Birmingham, AL: Menasha Ridge Press, 2010. (GN850 .I58 S74 2010)

McNaughton Collection:

Paul, Ron. Liberty Defined: 50 Essential Issues that Affect Our Freedom. New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2011. (NONFIC PAUL)

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Sunday - April 24th

The library WILL be open on Sunday April 24th regular hours 12:30-4pm.

New Books and Videos, 4/19/2011

Achenbach, Joel. A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea: The Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011. (TN871.3 .A28 2011)

American Pop: Popular Culture Decade by Decade
. Ed. Bob Batchelor. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2009. (REF E169.1 .A4475 2009, v.1-4)

Bluman, Allan G. Pre-Algebra Demystified. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011. (QA107.2 .B59 2011, 2 cop.)

Boutelle, Anthony, and Stan Gibilisco. Logic Demystified. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011. (BC108 .B68 2011)

Boyd, Roddy. Fatal Risk: A Cautionary Tale of AIG's Corporate Suicide. Hoboken: John Wiley, 2011. (HG8540 .A43 B69 2011)

Brave New World: ABC News. DVD. Princeton: Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 2003. (AV T14.5 .B73594 2003, v.1-5)

Cancer Sourcebook for Women. 4th ed. Ed. Karen Bellenir. Health Reference Series. Detroit: Omnigraphics, 2010. (RC280 .G5 C34 2010)

CLEP Official Study Guide 2011. New York: The College Board, 2010. (LB2353.68 .C586 2010)

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook. 4th ed. Ed. Amy L. Sutton. Health Reference Series. Detroit: Omnigraphics, 2010. (R735 .C66 2010)

The Cool School: The Story of the Ferus Art Gallery: A Film by Morgan Neville. DVD. New York: Arthouse Films/New Video, 2008. (AV N6350 .C66 2008)

Cottrell, Lee M. HTML & XHTML Demystified. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011. (QA76.76 .H94 .C67 2011)

Ehrman, Bart D. Forged: Writing in the Name of God--Why the Bible's Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are. New York: HarperOne, 2011. (BS2330.3 .E375 2011)

English, T. J. The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge. New York: William Morrow, 2011. (HV6534 .N5 E54 2011)

Environmental Health Sourcebook. 3rd ed. Ed. Laura Larsen. Health Reference Series. Detroit: Omnigraphics, 2010. (RA565 .E484 2010)

Freinkel, Susan. Plastic: A Toxic Love Story. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011. (TP1120 .F74 2011)

Genetic Disorders Sourcebook. 4th ed. Ed. Sandra J. Judd. Health Reference Series. Detroit: Omnigraphics, 2010. (RB155.5 .G455 2010)

George Orwell's 1984. DVD. TLC Video. Princeton: Films for the Sciences and Humanities, 2005. (AV PR6029 .R8 N564 2005)

Gibilisco, Stan. Physics Demystified. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011. (QC23.2 .G54 2011)

Godwin, Peter. The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe. New York: Little, Brown, 2011. (DT2996 .G64 2011)

Graff, Garrett M. The Threat Matrix: The FBI at War in the Age of Global Terror. New York: Little, Brown, 2011. (HV6432 .G714 2011)

Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide. Ed. Mickey Hess. Santa Barbara: Greenwood Press, 2010. (REF ML3531 .H573 2010, v.1-2)

An Introduction to Methods & Models in Ecology, Evolution, & Conservation Biology. Ed. Stanton Braude & Bobbi S. Low. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2010. (QH541.2 .I65 2010)

Joan Mitchell: Portrait of an Abstract Painter: A Film by Marion Cajori. DVD. New York: Arthouse Films/New Video, 2010. (AV ND237 .M58 J63 2010)

Kurzweil, Ray. The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence. New York: Penguin, 2000. (Q335 .K88 2000)

Langmead, Donald. Icons of American Architecture: From the Alamo to the World Trade Center. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2009. (REF NA705 .L35 2009, v.1-2)

Marable, Manning. Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. New York: Viking, 2011. (BP223 .Z8 L57636 2011)

Martinson, Lars. Tonoharu: Part One. Minneapolis: Pliant Press, 2008. (PN6727 .M24557 T66 2008)

Mayr, Ernst. What Makes Biology Unique? New York: Cambridge UP, 2007. (QH331 .M375 2007)

Men's Health Concerns Sourcebook. 3rd ed. Ed. Sandra J. Judd. Health Reference Series. Detroit: Omnigraphics, 2009. (RA776.5 .M457 2009)

Milton Glaser: To Inform & Delight: A Film by Wendy Keys. DVD. New York: Arthouse Films/New Video, 2010. (AV NC999.4 .G5 T6 2010)

Moore, Alan, and Eddie Campbell. From Hell. Marietta, GA: Top Shelf Productions, 2006. (PN6737 .M66 F7 2006)

Motulsky, Harvey. Intuitive Biostatistics: A Nonmathematical Guide to Statistical Thinking. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford UP, 2010. (R853 .S7 M68 2010)

Pain Sourcebook. 3rd ed. Ed. Joyce Brennfleck Shannon. Health Reference Series. Detroit: Omnigraphics, 2008. (RB127 .P346 2008)

Painters Painting: A Candid History of the New York Art Scene, 1940-1970: A Film by Emile de Antonio. DVD. New York: Arthouse Films/New Video, 2010. (AV ND212.5 .A25 P3 2010)

Rassenberger, Jim. Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America's Doomed Invasion of Cuba's Bay of Pigs. New York: Scribner, 2011. (F1788 .R275 2011)

Robison, John Elder. Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian, With Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers. New York: Crown Archetype, 2011. (RC553 .A88 R63 2011)

Schultz, Howard, with Joanne Gordon. Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul. New York: Rodale, 2011. (HD9199 .U54 S737 2011)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sourcebook. 4th ed. Ed. Laura Larsen. Health Reference Series. Detroit: Omnigraphics, 2009. (RC200.2 .S387 2009)

Social History of the United States. Ed. Daniel J. Walkowitz and Daniel E. Bender. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2009. (REF HN57 .S622 2009, v.1-10)

Strigl, Denny F., and Frank Swiatek. 'Managers, Can You Hear Me Now?': Hard-Hitting Lessons on How to Get Real Results. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011. (HD57.7 .S7817 2011)

Tillberg, Chadwick V., Michael D. Breed, and Sarah J. Hinners. Field and Laboratory Exercises in Animal Behavior. London: AP/Elsevier, 2007. (QL751.7 .T55 2007)

The Willmar 8. DVD. South Burlington, VT: California Newsreel, 2007. (AV HD6060.5 .U52 M56 2007)

Winter, Kathleen. Annabel: A Novel. New York: Black Cat, 2010. (PR9199.3 .W513 A66 2010)

McNaughton Collection

Barker, Kim. The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan. New York: Doubleday, 2011. (NONFIC BARKE)

Conlon, Edward. Red on Red: A Novel. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2011. (FIC CONLO)

Connelly, Michael. The Fifth Witness: A Lincoln Lawyer Novel. New York: Little, Brown, 2011. (FIC CONNE)

Freeman, Brian. The Bone House: A Novel. New York: Minotaur Books, 2011. (FIC FREEM)

Joyce, Graham. The Silent Land. New York: Doubleday, 2011. (FIC JOYCE)

McEuen, Paul. Spiral: A Novel. New York: The Dial Press, 2011. (FIC MCEUE)

Strieber, Whitley. Hybrids. New York: Tor, 2011. (FIC STRIE)

Monday, April 18, 2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Minnesotans love our libraries

Check out the article from the Star Tribune about Minnesota and Libraries. It highlights some of our local authors and their experiences with Minnesota libraries.

Monday, April 11, 2011

New Books and Videos, April 13, 2011

Bacigalupi, Paolo. Ship Breaker: A Novel. New York: Little, Brown, 2010. (PZ7 .B132185 Sh 2010)

Bouchoux, Deborah E., and Susan M. Sullivan. Internships Through Employment: The Paralegal Job Hunter's Handbook. New York: Aspen Publishers, 2008. (KF320 .L4 B676 2008)

Cannon, Kevin. Far Arden. Marietta, GA: Top Shelf Productions, 2009. (PN6727 .C355 F37 2009)

Carey, Mike, and Peter Gross. The Unwritten: Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity. New York: Vertigo, 2010. (PN6727 .C377 U59 2010)

Cheney, Terri. The Dark Side of Innocence: Growing Up Bipolar. New York: Atria Books, 2011. (RC516 .C479 2011)

Clifford, Denis. Make Your Own Living Trust. 10th ed. Berkeley: Nolo Press, 2011. (KF734 .C58 2011 + CD-ROM)

Cohen Kerry. Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity. New York: Hyperion, 2009. (HQ798 .C554 2009)

Dinski, Will. Fingerprints. Marietta, GA: Top Shelf Productions, 2010. (PN6727 .D574 F56 2010)

Dobrin, Arthur. The Lost Art of Happiness. Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2011. (BJ1475 .D64 2011)

Dochuk, Darren. From the Bible Belt to the Sun Belt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism. New York: W. W. Norton, 2011. (BR555 .C2 D63 2011)

Farid, Mohamed, and Don McMahan. Accommodating and Educating Somali Students in Minnesota Schools: A Handbook for Teachers and Administrators. St. Paul: Hamline University Press, 2004. (LC3746.5 .M6 F37 2004)

Fins, Alice. Opportunities in Paralegal Careers. Rev. ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 2005. (KF320 .L4 F56 2005)

Fragoso, Margaux. Tiger, Tiger: A Memoir. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011. (PS3606 .R347 Z46 2011)

Friedman, George. The Next Decade: Where We've Been ... and Where We're Going. New York: Doubleday, 2011. (D863 .F75 2011)

Funke, Cornelia. Reckless. Trans. Oliver Latsch. New York: Little, Brown, 2010. (PZ7 .F96624 Re 2010)

Furi-Perry, Ursula. Fifty Legal Careers for Non-Lawyers. Chicago: ABA Publishing, 2008. (KF320 .L4 F87 2008)

Hatch, Scott, and Lisa Zimmer Hatch. Paralegal Career for Dummies. Hoboken: Wiley Publishing, 2006. (KF320 .L4H3746 2006 + CD-ROM)

Hill, Joe, and Gabriel Rodriguez. Locke & Key: Crown of Shadows. San Diego: IDW Publishing, 2010. (PN6727 .H486 C769)

---. Locke & Key: Head Games. San Diego: IDW Publishing, 2008. (PN6727 .H486 H433 2008)

---. Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft. San Diego: IDW Publishing, 2008. (PN6727 .H486 W453 2008)

Hinkel, Daniel F. Essentials of Practical Real Estate Law. 4th ed. Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning, 2008. (KF665 .H52 2008)

Hiti, Samuel. Death-Day: Part One. Minneapolis: La Luz Comics, 2010. (PN6727 .H56 D43 2010)

Hughes, Rian. Yesterday's Tomorrows: Collected Comics. Berkeley, CA: Image Comics, 2010. (PN6737 .H844 A6 2010)

Kaplan, Jerry. Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure. New York: Penguin, 1995. (HD9696 .C64 G615 1995)

Kirkman, Robert, Tony Moore, Charlie Adlard, and Cliff Rathburn. The Walking Dead: Book One. Berkeley: Image Comics, 2008. (PN6728 .K56 W267 2008)

Kottler, Jeffrey A. The Lust for Blood: Why We are Fascinated by Death, Murder, Horror, and Violence. Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2011. (HM1116 .K68 2011)

Magnet Environments: Supporting the Retention and Satisfaction of Nurses
. Ed. Karen S. Hill. Nursing Clinics of North America. Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier, 2011. (RT1 .N77 2011 v.46:1)

Martin, George R. R. A Clash of Kings. Bantam Books, 1999. (PS3563 .A7239 C58 1999)

---. A Feast for Crows
. New York: Bantam Books, 2005. (PS3563 .A7239 F39 2005)

---. A Game of Thrones
. New York: Bantam Books, 1996. (PS3563 .A7239 G36 1996)

---. A Storm of Swords. New York: Bantam Books, 2000. (PS3563 .A7239 S7 2000)

Martinson, Lars. Tonoharu: Part Two. Minneapolis: Pliant Press, 2010. (PN6727 .M24557 T66 2010)

Mignola, Mike. Hellboy, Volume 1: Seed of Destruction/Wake the Devil. Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse Books, 2008. (PN6727 .M53 H434 2008)

Miller, Roger LeRoy, and Mary Meinzinger Urisko. Paralegal Today: The Essentials. 5th ed. Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning. 2011. (KF320 .L4 M55 2011 + CD-ROM)

---. West's Paralegal Today: The Essentials: The Legal Team at Work. Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning, 2004. (KF320 .L4 M55 2004)

Moore, Alan, Zander Cannon and Andrew Currie. Smax. La Jolla, CA: America's Best Comics, 2004. (PN6737 .M66 S63 2004)

Moore, Dick. Opportunities in Acting Careers. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 1993. (PN2055 .M6 1993)

Moser, Barry. One Hundred Portraits. Boston: David R. Godine, 2010. (NE1112 .M67 A4 2010)

O'Brien, John. Milan Kundera & Feminism: Dangerous Intersections. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995. (PG5039.21 .U6 Z94 1995)

Patneaude, David. Epitaph Road. New York: Egmont, 2010. (PZ7 .P2734 Ep 2010)

Pawlenty, Tim. Courage to Stand: An American Story. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House, 2010. (F610.3 .P38 A3 2010)

Pickard, Margaret E. Job Placement Strategies for Paralegals. Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning, 2008. (KF320 .L4 P53 2008)

Quicken Willmaker Plus 2011: Book & Software Kit. Berkeley, CA: Nolo Press, 2010. (KF750 .W55 2010 + CD-ROM)

Sabo, Brittany, and Anna Bratton. Francis Sharp in the Grip of the Uncanny!: Chapter 1. Saline, MI: McNaughton & Gunn, 2010. (PN6727 .S236 F73 2010)

Sally, Zak. Sammy the Mouse. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2007. (PN6727 .S25 S26 2007)

Saltz, Ina. Body Type 2: More Typographic Tattoos. New York: Abrams Image, 2010. (GT2345 .S253 2010)

Samples, Pat. Daily Comforts for Caregivers. Minneapolis: Fairview Press, 1999. (BL625.9 .C35 S36 1999)

Sampson, Fiona. Poetry Writing: The Expert Guide. London: Robert Hale, 2009. (PN1059 .A9 S26 2009)

Schneider, Steven W. The Everything Guide to Being a Paralegal: Secrets to a Successful Career! Avon, MA: Adams Media, 2006. (KF320 .L4 S365 2006)

Schweikart, Larry. What Would the Founders Say?: A Patriot's Answers to America's Most Pressing Problems. New York: Sentinel, 2011. (JK275 .S378 2011)

Sievert, Tim. That Salty Air. Marietta, GA: Top Shelf Productions, 2008. (PN6727 .S54 T43 2008)

Silver, Don. Community College Transfer Guide: What You Need to Know to Get Into a Four-Year College or University. Los Angeles: Adams Hall, 2010. (LB2360 .S53 2010)

Talmadge, Eva, and Justin Taylor. The Word Made Flesh: Literary Tattoos for Bookworms Worldwide. New York: Harper Perennial, 2010. (GT2345 .W67 2010)

Twain, Mark. Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1. Ed. Harriet Elinor Smith. Berkeley: California UP, 2010. (PS1331 .A2 2010)

Vonnegut, Kurt. Bluebeard: A Novel. New York: Dial Press, 1987. (PS3572 .O5 B5 1987)

---. Cat's Cradle: A Novel. New York: Dial Press, 2006. (PS3572 .O5 C3 2006)

---. Deadeye Dick: A Novel. New York: Dial Press, 2006. (PS3572 .O5 D4 2006)

---. Hocus Pocus
. New York: Berkley Books, 1997. (PS3572 .O5 H6 1997)

---. The Sirens of Titan: A Novel. New York: Dial Press, 2009. (PS3572 .O5 S57 2009)

---. Timequake. New York: Berkley Books, 1998. (PS3572 .O5 T56 1998)

Walston-Dunham, Beth. Accounting and Tax Principles for Legal Professionals. Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning, 2008. (KF320 .A2 W35 2008)

Willingham, Bill. Fables: The Deluxe Edition: Book One. New York: DC Comics, 2009. (PN6727 .W52 F35 2009)

---. Fables: The Deluxe Edition: Book Two. New York: DC Comics, 2010. (PN6727 .W52 F35 2010)

Wood, Brian, and Ryan Kelly. Local. Portland, OR: Oni Press, 2008. (PN6727 .W64 L63 2008)

Yamashita, Keith, and Sandra Spataro. Unstuck: A Tool for Yourself, Your Team, and Your World. Rev. and updated. New York: Portfolio, 2007. (HD66 .Y36 2007)

McNaughton Collection

Baer, Robert, and Dayna Baer. The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story. New York: Crown Publishers, 2011. (NONFIC BAER)

Box, C. J. Cold Wind: A Joe Pickett Novel. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2011. (FIC BOX)

Boyd, Noah. Agent X: A Novel. New York: William Morrow, 2011. (FIC BOYD)

Briggs, Patricia. River Marked. New York: Ace Books, 2011. (FIC BRIGG)

Coben, Harlan. Live Wire. New York: Dutton, 2011. (FIC COBEN)

Connelly, Michael. The Fifth Witness. New York: Little, Brown, 2011. (FIC CONNE)

---. The Reversal
. New York: Little, Brown, 2010. (FIC CONNE)

Domscheidt-Berg, Daniel. Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World's Most Dangerous Website. New York: Crown Publishers, 2011. (NONFIC DOMSC)

Gardner, Lisa. Love You More: A Novel. New York: Bantam Books, 2011. (FIC GARDN)

Henry, Sara J. Learning to Swim. New York: Crown Publishers, 2011. (FIC HENRY)

Higashino, Keigo. The Devotion of Suspect X. New York: Minotaur Books, 2011. (FIC HIGAS)

Jones, Howard Andrew. The Desert of Souls. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2011. (FIC JONES)

Lansdale, Joe R. Devil Red: A Hap & Leonard Novel. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. (FIC LANSD)

Mankell, Henning. The Troubled Man: A Kurt Wallander Novel. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. (FIC HENNI)

Marklund, Liza. Red Wolf. New York: Atria Books, 2011. (FIC MARKL)

Mosley, Walter. When the Thrill is Gone: A Leonid McGill Mystery. New York: Riverhead Books, 2011. (FIC MOSLE)

Rankin, Ian. The Complaints. New York: Reagan Arthur, 2011. (FIC RANKI)

White, Randy Wayne. Night Vision. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2011. (FIC WHITE)