Naperville Public Library Blog

CATEGORY: Adult - In the Stacks

July 15, 2016 - 11:13 — ShannonMcNaperville

Small towns can provide both perks (knowing all your neighbors; a sense of camaraderie) and pitfalls (lack of privacy; not much to do). Small towns persist as popular settings for fiction books!

July 1, 2016 - 10:01 — ShannonMcNaperville

The sense of smell is our oldest sense and can evoke powerful reactions: one whiff of a lilac bush or a certain cookie recipe might catapult you straight back to childhood!

June 17, 2016 - 13:09 — ShannonMcNaperville

There's a reason cats were worshipped by ancient societies: they're fabulous!

June 6, 2016 - 14:59 — SusanMcQuaid

So you've found your German town of origin, now what?

May 16, 2016 - 00:00 — MaryVacula

The Edgar Nominee's for Best Mystery Novel were announced earlier this year and at the end of April, the Winner of the 2016 Best Mystery Novel was announced.

April 15, 2016 - 10:15 — 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 - 15:09 — 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 - 11:31 — SusanMcQuaid

The library now provides access to the Fold3 online database!

March 25, 2016 - 11:21 — 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 - 21:16 — MaryVacula

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