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Christa Deitrick, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Fourth and Final February Love Poem of the Week!

February 21, 2014

Eugen BoussevainThanks for sticking with me all month long.  I hope you liked the poems.  Last but not least is an entry from Miss Edna St.

W. B. Yeats

Love Poem of the Week #3

February 15, 2014

Maud Gonne, Yeats' museAnd now for a classic "you'll miss me when I'm gone&quot

Sara Teasdale

Just in Time for Valentine's--Love Poem of the Week #2

February 08, 2014

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it!  So here's a sweet treat for you courtesy of Sara Teasdale, an American poet who lived from 1884-1933.   Teasdale (pictured above) hailed from St.

Cupid picture to celebrate Cupid's favorite month

Love Poem of the Week

February 01, 2014

What better way to celebrate Cupid's favorite month than with some lovely poetry?  Sure, I could have plastered up a big ol' list of books, but a wonderfully written poem is a delicacy to be savored.

A scene from the classic movie - Cain and Mabel as well as the book cover of one of Gable Davis's books

Lights, Camera, Fiction! Novels Written by Actors

July 02, 2013
Nobody asked for it, but here it is – a list of fiction written by thespians!  While of course these things are subjective, it is safe to say that the following titles run the gamut from surprisingly good to flat-out terrible.

Standing Ovation

The Literature & Fiction Department’s Theater Program Collection Deserves a Standing O!

March 15, 2013

The Literature & Fiction Department of the Central Library has been collecting theater programs since the late 19th century.  During the course of those 100-plus years, we have managed to amass quite a collection.  So we are very pleased to announce that a searchable databa