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Nov 07

Book Notes 11/7/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on November 7, 2022 at 9:32 AM by Genesis Gaule

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11/7/2022


Art in Memoriam: Join artist Kim Forness Wilson Tuesday, November 15 @5:30 pm to create an art collage in memory of a loved one . More information...


Ready for Launch  by Scott Kelly

An Astronaut's Lessons for Success on Earth // Using ten life-changing moments from his path to space, Astronaut Scott Kelly shares his advice for mastering fear and failure, and turning our daily struggles into rocket fuel for success.

629.450 KELLY


A Poison like No Other by Matt Simon

How Microplastics Corrupted Our Planet and Our Bodies // Matt Simon follows the intrepid scientists who travel to the ends of the earth and the bottom of the ocean to understand the consequences of our dependence on plastic.

Coming soon!


Solito by Javier Zamora

A Memoir // As gripping as it is moving, this book not only provides an immediate and intimate account of a treacherous and near-impossible journey of his migration from El Salvador to the United States at the age of nine, but also the miraculous kindness and love delivered at the most unexpected moments.

305.9069 ZAMORA


Bravo Company by Ben Kesling

An Afghanistan Deployment and Its Aftermath // Journalist and combat veteran Ben Kesling tells the story of the war in Afghanistan through the eyes of the men of one unit, part of a combat-hardened parachute infantry regiment in the 82nd Airborne Division.

Coming soon!


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Oct 04

Book Notes 10/3/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 4, 2022 at 11:31 AM by Genesis Gaule

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10/3/2022


Our October Book Club pick is Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson. Check it out and then join us on October 25 at 6 pm to discuss. More information...


War and Me by Faleeha Hassan

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A Memoir // A young woman's coming of age in a tight-knit working-class family during Iraq's seemingly endless series of wars.

956.7 HASSAN


Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks

From Nicholas Sparks comes a poignant love story about risking everything for a dream--and whether it's possible to leave the past behind.

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What If? 2 by Randall Munroe

Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions // Unfazed by absurdity, Munroe consults the latest research on everything from swing-set physics to airplane-catapult design to clearly and concisely answer his readers' questions. As he consistently demonstrates, you can learn a lot from examining how the world might work in very specific extreme circumstances.

500 MUNROE


The Bullet That Missed by Richard Osman

A Thursday Murder Club Mystery // It is an ordinary Thursday, and things should finally be returning to normal. Except trouble is never far away where the Thursday Murder Club are concerned. A decade-old cold case--their favorite kind--leads them to a local news legend and a murder with no body and no answers.

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Aug 15

Book Notes 8/15/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on August 15, 2022 at 2:47 PM by Genesis Gaule

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8/15/2022


Our Library of Things collection is now open! It is a collection of non-traditional library materials available for checkout for free with an active all-materials adult library card. Explore the collection...


A Hole in the World by Amanda Held Opelt

Finding Hope in Rituals of Grief and Healing // This book is a testament to the idea that when we carefully and honestly attend to our losses, we are able to expand our capacity for love, faith, and healing.

204.42 OPELT


Learning America by Luma Mufleh

One Woman's Fight for Educational Justice for Refugee Children // A visionary leader and gifted refugee activist shows how she grew a soccer team into a nationally acclaimed network of schools by homing in on what traumatized students need to learn and making the school for those most in need.

371.826914 MUFLEH


Nistisima by Georgina Hayden

The secret to delicious Mediterranean vegan food from the Sunday Times bestselling author // No fads, no frills, just 120 vegan recipes that have stood the test of time from award-winning food writer Georgina Hayden, currently appearing on Channel 4's The Great Cookbook Challenge.

641.56362 HAYDEN


Build by Tony Fadell

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An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making // Tony Fadell led the teams that created the iPod, iPhone and Nest Learning Thermostat and learned enough in thirty plus years in Silicon Valley about leadership, design, startups, Apple, Google, decision-making, mentorship, devastating failure and unbelievable success to fill an encyclopedia.

658.4 FADELL


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