Adult Services Blog

  • The Roosevelts

    The new Ken Burns documentary, The Roosevelts, is currently airing on PBS. Here are some complimentary materials dealing with Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor:

  • FLASH FICTION The cuckoo's calling / Robert Galbraith

     The cuckoo's calling / Robert Galbraith The cuckoo's calling / Robert Galbraith
    We all know J.K. Rowling as the author of the famous Harry Potter series.  If you haven’t sampled the mysteries she writes under the name Robert Galbraith, you're in for a treat.  When you finish Cuckoo’s Calling, the first PI Cormoran Strike mystery, you’ll want to put a hold on the second volume.  Silkworm will be published at the end of June.
  • WHAT'S NEW WEDNESDAY! China Dolls / Lisa See

    China dolls / Lisa See China Dolls / Lisa See
    In the late 1930’s Grace, Helen, and Ruby meet in San Francisco’s Chinatown while auditioning for spots as entertainers at the glamorous Forbidden City nightclub.  Lisa See fans have been waiting for this one for 3 years and they won’t be disappointed by this story of these three friends.  What is you favorite Lisa See novel?
  • Glenside on Goodreads!

    Looking for something good to read?  Visit Glenside’s Goodreads page at  On the page you will find:

    ·       Book lists and bookshelves

    ·       What patrons and staff are currently reading

    ·       Reading recommendations

    Glenside Favorites on Goodreads

    Against the Wind
    Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife
    Mr. Mercedes
    Dark Chocolate Demise
    A Pleasure and a Calling
    For Real
    Your Next Breath
    ニセコイ [Fake Love] 8

    Glenside Library's favorite books »


  • WHAT'S NEW WEDNESDAY! The skin collector / Jeffery Deaver

    The Skin Collector
    As Lincoln Rhyme pursues Billy Haven, his latest bad guy,  the detective uncovers a connection to the Bone Collector from his first case.  The Skin Collector is even creepier than the Bone Collector.  Which fictional serial killer do you think is the most menacing?
  • FLASH FICTION Ordinary grace / William Kent Krueger

    Ordinary grace

    Ordinary grace / William Kent Krueger

    Looking for a great mystery?  The Mystery Writers of America say Ordinary Grace is the best mystery of year.  Teenager Frank Drum is expecting a very normal summer when an unexpected tragedy strikes throws him into an adult world he doesn't quite understand.  Dennis Lehane's fans will love this one.

  • WHAT'S NEW WEDNESDAY! Midnight crossroad / Charlaine Harris

    Midnight crossroad / Charlaine Harris

    Midnight crossroad / Charlaine Harris
    If you miss Sookie Stackhouse, pick up a copy of Midnight Crossoad.  The small town of Midnight Texas features a practicing witch, a telephone psychic, and a vampire who works in the local pawn shop.  This new series offers the perfect  combination of magic and mystery.

  • May is Gardening for Wildlife Month

    Be it an apartment balcony or a 20-acre farm, any space can accommodate a garden that attracts beautiful wildlife and helps restore habitat in commercial and residential areas.  By providing food, water, cover and a place for wildlife to raise their young you not only help wildlife, but your property can also quality to become an official Certified Wildlife Habitat.  During May, the National Wildlife Federation sponsors this month to inspire and assist anyone who is passionate about wildlife to make a difference right in their own backyard.  For more information please visit the National Wi

  • FLASH FICTION Child 44 / Tom Rob Smith

    Child 44 / Tom Rob Smith Child 44 / Tom Rob Smith
    Leo Demidov, a disgraced Stalin-era secret policeman, stumbles upon a serial killer who murders children.  One problem…officially there is no crime in the Soviet Union.  Read this exciting thriller before the movie comes out later this year.
  • WHAT'S NEW WEDNESDAY! Natchez burning / Greg Iles

    Natchez burning : a novel / Greg Iles Natchez burning  / Greg Iles
    Stephen King says “Natchez Burning is extraordinarily entertaining and fiendishly suspenseful. I defy you to start it and find a way to put it down.”  We've waited 6 years for the next Greg Iles book and Natchez Burning is worth the wait.