WPL’s Favorite Reads of 2009

I can’t imagine how many books my co-workers read over the past 12 months, but I do know what their favorite reads were and now you do too. Not all of these books were written in 2009, but they were all read by one of us in 2009.

Jeanette: Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter.
Gerry: The Woods by Harlan Coban
Maureen: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson.
Paula: The Help by Kathyrn Stockett
Virginia:  Wicked Prey by John Sandford
Nancy R: Leonardo’s Shadow by Christopher Peter Grey
Janet: The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson.
Laura: Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
Todd: Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan
Kate: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Louise: Mrs. Kimble by Jennifer Haigh
Marie: The Girl with No Shadow by Joanne Harris
Jan: The Christmas Sweater by Glenn Beck
Doreen & Marjorie: The Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
Marialice: Miss O’Dell: My Hard Days and Long Nights with the Beatles, the Stones, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, and the Women They Loved by Chris O’Dell
Pat A: Pieces of Happily Ever After by Irene Zutell
Deb: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Cathy: The Lost Painting by Jonathan Harr

Have a great 2010!


“Free Credit Report” advice

At the library, we often get questions regarding “free credit report” sites. Despite what the ads say, many of the sites are not actually free. Check out this site from a federal government blog regarding information on obtaining free credit reports.
http://blog.usa.gov/roller/govgab/entry/keep_your_free_credit_report