• Library News,  New Books

    Fun Fiction Reads with McNaughton

    When you’re looking for your next fiction book, be sure to stop by our new collection in the Baker Reading Room! The library now receives the latest popular fiction releases through McNaughton subscription services. Here are a few titles to check out on your next visit to Ohrstrom!   If you’re a fan of not-so-far-fetched sci-fi…   New York 2140, by Kim Stanley Robinson Orbit 2017 MCN R   “A new vision of the future from Kim Stanley Robinson, the New York Times bestselling author of science fiction masterworks such as the Mars trilogy, 2312, and Aurora. The waters rose, submerging New York City. But the residents adapted and it…

  • Library News,  New Books

    So Many New Books!

    We have so many new books available - browse the shelves in Baker Reading Room and check something out today! #ohrstromlibrary #newbooks #bakerreadingroom #newfiction #newmovies #readsomething #iamsps

  • New Books

    Judging a Book by its Cover

    Here is another selection of great books with great covers to be found on the New Book Shelves in the Baker Reading Room at Ohrstrom Library.   The Inquisitor’s Tale, or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz Dutton Children’s Books 2016 Call Number: Fiction G36 A 2017 Newbery Honor Book “What Gidwitz accomplishes here is staggering. ‘The Inquisitor’s Tale’ is equal parts swashbuckling epic, medieval morality play, religious polemic and bawdy burlesque, propelling us toward a white-knuckle climax where three children must leap into a fire to save…a Talmud. And yet, the rescue of this single book feels like higher stakes than any world-incinerating superhero…

  • Library Displays,  Library News,  New Books

    New Fiction Available

    Come in and browse through our newest fiction collection courtesy of McNaughton book services - located on the shelves in Baker Reading Room. Using this service will provide an assortment of new fiction titles and will make them available more quickly than before, some on the same day they are released! #ohrstromlibrary #newbooks #newfiction #iamsps #mcnaughton #fiction #bakerreadingroom

  • Library News,  New Books

    Mind Matters

    All of Ohrstrom’s titles will help you expand your mind, but some of our new arrivals focus on the mind itself.  From evolutionary history of consciousness to practical mindfulness tips, these three books will have you thinking about how you think!   On Being Human: Why Mind Matters, by Jerome Kagan   Yale University Press 2016 150.1 K11ON   “A revered psychologist invites us to re-examine our thinking about controversial contemporary issues, from the genetic basis for behaviors to the functions of education. In this thought-provoking book, psychologist Jerome Kagan urges readers to sally forth from their usual comfort zones. He ponders a series of important nodes of debate while…