Entries by Alyson, Reference Services

Hitting the Books in Midlife (and Beyond)

I graduated from college for the first time in 1996. I was a shiny, energetic 22-year-old with a dual classics and history degree and almost no responsibility. Yes, it was as fun as it sounds. Pearl Jam and the Spice Girls dominated CD players. (Bill) Clinton was in the White House. Plaid flannel and clunky […]

Staff Picks: Winter Beach Reads

December is here, which means we’re heading into one of the busiest seasons of the year. It can be lots of fun, but it can also be lots of stress. Snow shovels to dig out from behind rakes and lawnmowers. Extra-long chore lists to check off. Family obligations to fulfill. Events to plan and appointments […]