Naperville Public Library Blog

CATEGORY: Adult - In the Stacks

April 15, 2016 - 09:15 — ShannonMcNaperville

Many popular programs and miniseries on television were inspired by the written word! So if you enjoyed these shows pick up the books that brought them about!

April 8, 2016 - 14:09 — ShannonMcNaperville

The World's Fair was held in various cities (including in Chicago, more than once!) to showcase modern technology and other novelties.

April 6, 2016 - 10:31 — SusanMcQuaid

The library now provides access to the Fold3 online database!

March 25, 2016 - 10:21 — ShannonMcNaperville

We know not to judge a book by its cover, but how about its title? A book's title can be ambiguous, forgettable, or it might absolutely the reason you pick up the book!

March 10, 2016 - 20:16 — MaryVacula

A short while ago, one of the hardest books to get your hands on was the marriage thriller The Girl on the

February 26, 2016 - 09:46 — ShannonMcNaperville

Do you like your science fiction with a twist of history? Then steampunk is for you!

February 15, 2016 - 13:45 — SusanMcQuaid

Whether we are bequeathed the family bible and boxes of heirlooms, or we spend hours researching and discovering family history, we may find that we have become custodians of meaningful inform

February 12, 2016 - 10:33 — ShannonMcNaperville

You're already familiar with their own writing...but what about their lives?

February 5, 2016 - 12:00 — MaryVacula

A couple of weeks ago I commented on some authors who you might enjoy if you like detective stories set in an atmospheric Victorian setting.

January 22, 2016 - 00:00 — MaryVacula

Sherlock Holmes, a character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, made his debut with the 1887 novel A study In Scarlet, which went on to become a hit with the reading public.