Library Book DisplayWhat’s New in Nonfiction? Recent acquisitions run the gamut! Witchcraft, history of psychiatry, fracking, and natural building methods, as well as long awaited biographies of Bay Area favorites Rita Moreno and Carlos Santana. Find these and many more new titles at the Library Check Out desk display.

For 35 years the American Book Award (ABA) has highlighted diversity in writing. Featured in October: Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, Nick Turse’s Kill Anything that Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam, and other provocative works on the African diaspora and Muslim youth culture. ABA winners are presented just behind the Graphic Novels collection.

Also featured: Textiles…What’s your Passion? Art, design, fabric and fashion. A diverse collection for makers and fashionistas alike.

Lastly, “Sustainability”: What does it mean to you? continues through October 16 in the Library foyer. Authors from across the disciplines give their take on preserving Mother Earth. Ready to take action? Attend the Sustainability Ambassador Network (SAN) kick off meeting on October 6th at 2:30.

All displayed books are available to take home. Visit the Library Check Out desk and sign up for a free Peninsula Library System (PLS) library card today!

Article by Jessica Silver-Sharp