book club

  Recess: From Dodgeball to Double Dutch by Ben Applebaum and Dan DiSorbo is the ultimate illustrated guide to the best games of the playground, for inside and outside. It includes the rules to over 150 games and variations, including over two dozen international games from schoolyards around the world.

  We cooperate with corporate data surveillance because it promises us convenience, and we submit to government surveillance because it promises us protection. The result is a mass surveillance society of our own making. But have we given up more than we’ve gained?

In Data and Goliath, security expert Bruce Schneier offers another path, one that values both security and privacy.

  World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom.

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys is the tale of three desperate passengers, forced by circumstance to unite, find their strength, and fight to survive.

  Find out about the performance of the Scottish fantasy Brigadoon now through May 22 at The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts.

  Matthias Hollwich invites us to take everything we associate with aging—the loss of freedom and vitality, the cold and sterile nursing homes, the boredom—and throw it out the window.

New Aging: Live Smarter Now to Live Better Forever will inspire you and your loved ones to live smarter today so you can live better tomorrow.

  Most people probably don't wax romantic about the grammar lessons or teachers of yore, yet most will still love Between You and Me, the hilarious and delightful memoir by the longtime New Yorker copy editor, Mary Norris.

  Oceans 11 meets The Breakfast Club in Don't Get Caught, an entertaining, fast-paced debut by Kurt Dinan filled with pranks and cons that will keep readers on their toes, never sure who's pulling the strings or what's coming next. Let the prank war begin!

  Lise Tewes, Children's Services Coordinator for the Kenton County Public Library's Erlanger Branch, talks about their April 30 event celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Dia, which celebrates children and books around the world.

In her collection of comedic essays, Miss Fortune: Fresh Perspectives on Having It All from Someone Who Is Not Okay, actress Lauren Weedman turns a piercingly observant, darkly funny lens on the ways her own life is not okay.

Empty Places by Kathy Wiechman is a beautifully-written and deeply-felt coming-of-age novel set in 1932's Harlan County, Kentucky, where times are tough in the mining community.