Summer Reading at the Tyler Libraries

Summer Reading at the Tyler Libraries

We hope everyone is enjoying their summer!  To help relax and explore new places from the comfort of the air conditioning, beach, or pool-side, stop by the Tyler Libraries and check out some of these amazing titles! The following books are some of the 37 books featured by the Washington Post.  You can also check out the Washington Post's full listing of the "37 Books We've Loved so Far in 2017." The Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates Midlothian Popular Reading Collection PS3565.A8 B66 2017 From Goodreads.com: A powerfully resonant and provocative novel…continue reading →
August Summer Reading

August Summer Reading

Welcome back for our final summer reading picks from the Tyler libraries!  With summer classes coming to an end on August 3rd, stop by one of your Tyler libraries to find something to occupy your time until we start fall semester!  Here are a few suggestions from the Tyler librarians:  Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Midlothian Popular Reading Collection PS3607.Y37 H66 2016  From Goodreads.com Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and will live in comfort in the palatial rooms…continue reading →
Summer Reading: July 2016

Summer Reading: July 2016

Each month during the summer semester, the Tyler librarians are highlighting some of our newer titles for summer reading!  Please come back to see what we have in store for August! Here is the line-up for July 2016! Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor Midlothian Popular Reading Collection PZ7.1.T386 In 2016 From Goodreads:  When fragile, sixteen-year-old Hope Walton loses her mom to an earthquake overseas, her secluded world crumbles. Agreeing to spend the summer in Scotland, Hope discovers that her mother was more than a brilliant academic, but also a member of a secret society of…continue reading →
Summer Reading for June 2016

Summer Reading for June 2016

Welcome to the summer reading series.  Each month (June, July, and August) the library will be featuring their summer picks.  Please come by the Chester or Midlothian campus libraries to find more great books selected by your Tyler librarians!  To place a hold on any of the listed books, please click on the location and call number link to place a request. Let's get June started! Smoke by Dan Vyleta. From Goodreads: An England where people who are wicked in thought or deed are marked by the Smoke that pours forth from their bodies, a…continue reading →
National Poetry Month Week 2

National Poetry Month Week 2

Welcome to week two of the Tyler Libraries' National Poetry Month celebration!  This week is feature more of our favorite poets!  You can find all of the following books on display at the Midlothian library!  Happy reading! Lullaby (with Exit Sign) by Hadara Bar-Nadav Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3602.A73 L85 2012         Citizen: An American Lyic by Claudia Rankine Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3568.A572 A6 2014         Morning in Serra Mattu: A Nubian Ode by Arif Gamal Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3607.A4265 M67 2014         Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals by Patricia Lockwood Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3612.O27…continue reading →