Ever wonder what our library staff is currently reading? Here is a list of books we've been reading the first few months of 2024. Did you know you can always pick up a list of Staff Reads at the Adult Reference Desk?

Director Alyson L. is reading Embassy Wife by Katie Crouch

Head of Information Services Trista R. is reading Whalefall by Daniel Kraus (Find it on Libby)

Head of Circulation Services Bill W. is reading Happiness is Overrated by Cuong Lu

Marketing and Programs Manager Ashley M. is reading Yellowface by R.F. Kuang, One Summer in Savannah by Terah Shelton Harris, The Thirteenth Fairy by Melissa de la Cruz, Happiness Falls by Angie Kim, The Mystery Guest by Nita Prose, The Leftover Woman by Jean Kwok, Emily Wilde’s Map of the Otherlands by Heather Fawcett, After the Forest by Kell Wood, and The House in the Pines in Ana Reyes

Adult Services Librarian Alexis S. is reading Trust by Hernan Diaz, The Cleaving by Juliet Mckenna, The Kamogawa Food Detectives by Hisashi Kashiwai, Look Out for the Little Guy by Scott Lang, Yinka, Where Is Your Huzband? by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn, and What You Are Looking for is in the Library by Michiko Aoyama

Adult Services Librarian Angela Q. is reading Pachinko by Min Jin Lee, Ghost Writers: Us Haunting Them: Contemporary Michigan Literature by Keith Taylor, Diva by Daisy Goodwin, The Mediterranean Dish: 120 + Bold Mediterranean Recipes for More Joy at the Table by Suzy Karadsheh, It. Goes. So. Fast. : The Year of No Do-Overs by Mary Louise Kelly, and This Time Tomorrow by Emily Straub

Adult Services Librarian Brannon M. is reading Empire of the Vampire by Jay Kristoff

Adult Services Librarian Jacob S. is reading What Moves the Dead by T Kingfisher, Dune by Frank Herbert, Mister Miracle: The Great Escape by Varian Johnson, The History of Sketch Comedy by Keegan Michael Key & Elle Key, and Marvel Knights: Punisher by Garth Ennis

Adult Services Librarian Steve M. is reading James by Percival Everett, and A Stranger in the Citadel by Tobias S Buckell

Teen Services Librarian Anjelica L. is reading Black Cake by Charmaine Wilckerson, No One Can Know by Kate Alice Marshall, Charming Young Man by Eliot Schrefer, Maybe Meant to Be by K.L Walther, Nineteen Steps by Millie Bobby Brown, Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, Check & Mate by Ali Hazelwood, The Berry Pickers by Amanda Peters, and Love is a Revolution by Renee Watson

Circulations Services member Elizabeth E. is reading The Last Ranger by Peter Heller, Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall

Circulations Services member Karen G. is reading First Lie Wins by Ashley Elston, The Mountain King by Anders de la Motte, Last Night by Luanne Rice, The Heiress by Rachel Hawkins, and That’s Not My Name by Megan Lally

Circulations Services member Liz W. is reading A Separate Peace by John Knowles, Juno Loves Legs by Karl Geary, Invincible Summer by Alice Adams, Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano, Finding Me by Viola Davis, Book of Charlie by David Von Drehle, Tom Lake by Ann Patchett, The Last White Man by Mohsin Hamid, The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman, and Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

Circulations Services member Roberta H. is reading Once Upon a Wardrobe by Patti Callahan Henry, Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe by Heather Webber,  A World of Curiosities by Louise Penny, The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel, and Madly, Deeply (the diaries of) Alan Rickman

Circulation Services member Robyn J. is reading Powerless by Lauren Roberts, The Women by Kristin Hannah, and The Love Wager by Lynn Painter

Page Rainah P. is reading Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks


You can always find your next book, audiobook, or magazine in our Catalog. Want something digital? Check out Libby or Hoopla for eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, and more! Want something a little different? Check out our Library of Things: Beyond Books!