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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 9, 2022 at 11:53 AM by Genesis Gaule
Come in and enjoy our art exhibit from the Northstar Quilters Guild & River Forks Watercolor Society! Where each watercolor painting is paired with a quilt inspired by the painting of a local landmark. More information...
Peril by Bob Woodward & Robert Costa
The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history. Bob Woodward and Robert Costa cover the end of the Trump presidency and the early months of the Biden presidency.
Dad, How Do I? by Rob Kenney
Practical "Dadvice" for Everyday Tasks and Successful Living // From the host of the YouTube channel that went viral—Dad, How Do I?—comes a book that's part memoir/part inspiration/part DIY. Through his how-to videos, and now through this book, Kenney inspires you to live with compassion, honor, courage, and empathy. In short, he'll help you be everything you can be.
Unguarded by Scottie Pippen with Michael Arkush
An unflinching memoir from the six-time NBA Champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and Hall of Famer, revealing how Scottie Pippen, the youngest of twelve, overcame two family tragedies and universal disregard by college scouts to become an essential component of the greatest basketball dynasty of the last fifty years.
The Rage of Innocence by Kristin Henning
How America Criminalizes Black Youth // Drawing upon 25 years of experience representing black youth in Washington D.C.'s juvenile court, Kris Henning confronts America's irrational, manufactured fears of Black youth and makes a powerfully compelling case that the crisis in racist American policing begins with its relationship to Black children.
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Tag(s): US politics, self-improvement, self-help, racism, politics, philosophy, nonfiction, judiciary, how-to, criminal justice, celebrities, book notes, biography, biographies, African Americans
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on February 22, 2022 at 1:14 PM by Genesis Gaule
R.A.L.F. is back every other Thursday at 4 pm! We've got Random Awesome Library Fun for any kid in grades 6-12. More information...
Backyard Playgrounds by David Stiles and Jeanie Stiles
Build Amazing Treehouses, Ninja Projects, Obstacle Courses, and More! // In this book, Jean and David Stiles offer user-friendly plans and step-by-step instructions to help you build something great in your own backyard. They offer a range of easy, timeless projects that can be made in an afternoon—trolley ride, treasure chest, circle swing, lemonade stand—alongside more ambitious projects, like the warped wall and treehouse.
On Consolation by Michael Ignatieff
Finding Solace in Dark Times // When we lose someone we love, when we suffer loss or defeat, when catastrophe strikes-war, famine, pandemic-we go in search of consolation. Recreating the moments when great figures found the courage to confront their fate and the determination to continue unafraid, this book takes those stories into the present, movingly contending that we can revive these traditions of consolation to meet the anguish and uncertainties of our precarious 21st century.
Profit and Punishment by Tony Messenger
How America Criminalizes the Poor in the Name of Justice // Tony Messenger has spent years in county and municipal courthouses documenting how poor Americans are convicted of minor crimes and then saddled with exorbitant fines and fees, then often sent to prison when they couldn't pay. In this remarkable feat of reporting, Messenger exposes the tragedy of modern-day debtors prisons, and how they destroy the lives of poor Americans swept up in a system designed to penalize the most impoverished.
Cosmic Queries by Neil DeGrasse Tyson
StarTalk's Guide to Who We Are, How We Got Here, and Where We're Going // In this groundbreaking book, world-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles the world's thorniest philosophical conundrums, armed with wit, wisdom, and cutting-edge science. Together with distinguished physicist James Trefil, Tyson presents questions that have preoccupied humanity for millennia. Then, using the latest theories, from the Big Bang to string theory and the multiverse, he explores the answers, bolstered with stunning images and the latest insights from missions to planets, moon, asteroids, and beyond.
Tag(s): sports and recreation, space, sociology, social justice, self-help, science, psychology, poverty, physics, outdoors, nonfiction, law, how tos, grief and loss, debt, criminal justice, book notes, astronomy
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 26, 2020 at 9:27 AM by Genesis Gaule
The Campbell Library is open to the public Tuesdays (9am-7pm) and Fridays (9am-5pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Mondays and Wednesdays (9am-5pm), and Thursdays (9am-7pm).
My Captain America by Megan Margulies
A granddaughter's memoir of a legendary comic book artist // Megan’s escape from her increasingly hectic home was going to the midtown studio of her grandpa, Daddy Joe—or Joe Simon, cartoonist and co-creator of Captain America.
A Knock at Midnight by Brittany K. Barnett
Brittany was only a law student when she came across Sharanda Jones—single mother, business owner, and, like Brittany, Black daughter of the rural South—who was serving a life sentence without parole for a first time drug offense.
The Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison
In an alternate 1880s London, angels, vampires, and werewolves walk among humans in a well-regulated truce. Jack the Ripper stalks the streets too. But this London has an Angel. The Angel of the Crows.
The Distant Dead by Heather Young
When Adam Merkel, middle school math teacher, is found murdered, the small Nevada town must begin its reckoning—from Nora, a social studies teacher who gave up her dream for her disabled father, to Sal, an orphaned sixth grader who had a friendship with Adam.
Tag(s): werewolves, vampires, superheroes, science fiction, nonfiction, mystery, law, fantasy, criminal justice, book notes, biography, autobiography