Staff Picks

What we are reading, watching, and listening to

Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion: The Power of Boundless Compassion

This is my favorite read of this year. Short, powerful, poetic, funny, and deeply moving, you can’t go wrong with this collection of essays by Gregory Boyle who has spent the better part of his life running a gang intervention program in L.A. These essays focus on our universal kinship and are “moving examples of the power of unconditional love in difficult times and the importance of fighting despair.”

Daisy Jones and the Six

“Taylor Jenkins Reid has an effortless way of making each character so vividly real — you’ll wish you could stream their albums. And like any

Good Talk by Mira Jacob

Has your child ever asked you difficult questions? the kind of questions that leave you fumbling, unexpectedly, for an answer? Jacob opens her book with

Uncanny Valley: A Memoir

Anna Wiener pops open the Silicon Valley bubble as only an insider can. “Part coming-of-age-story, part portrait of an already-bygone era.” Available in print. Check

Unlocking Us

Podcast by Brené Brown Listen here. Need help with podcasts? Call the library for a tech appointment with Dana, 303-823-5165.

NOAA Live! Webinars

Each webinar includes links to accompanying resources for more exploration of the topics presented including photos, videos, games, Legos activities and more. Click here for

The Secret Life of Bees

“Set in South Carolina during the tumultuous summer of 1964, The Secret Life of Bees also ushered young Lily Owens, a girl transformed by the

Hidden Brain

Why do we do what we do?! Stream it via your favorite podcast app. (Don’t know how to stream podcasts? Call the library and make

A Moment in Time Podcast

Each two-minute vignette of Dan Roberts’ A Moment in Time is a brief and compelling journey into the past. Listen on Soundcloud. Visit the website.

Maybe You Should Talk To Someone

With startling wisdom and humor, Gottlieb invites us into her world as both clinician and patient, examining the truths and fictions we tell ourselves and