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 →
April is National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month!

It is that time of year to celebrate poetry!  April is National Poetry Month, so to rejoice in one of the Tyler libraries' favorite occasions, the Library Space blog will be highlighting different works of poetry each Friday throughout April. To kick-off the month, the following titles are available at the Midlothian campus library: The Collected Poems of Kennth Koch  Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3521.O27 A17 2015           Snowflake: New Poems Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3563.Y498 S65 2012           Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3552.A45 J5 2014      …continue reading →
Read Across America Day!  Celebrating Dr. Seuss and the Open eBooks Initiative

Read Across America Day! Celebrating Dr. Seuss and the Open eBooks Initiative

March 2, 2016 marks Dr. Theodor Seuss Geisel's 112th birthday and also helps book lovers around the country celebrate Read Across America Day.  This day commemorates a national treasure and his works that brought the joy of reading to millions of children and adults around the world.  The National Education Association (NEA) is celebrating its 19th year of Read Across America and will continue to pursue the goal of "motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources." In addition to this annual event, First Lady Michelle Obama, announced the…continue reading →