Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Professional Wrestling Book Recs!

Pixelated art of The Rock performing a Rock Bottom on Stone Cold Steve AustinAt the heart of professional wrestling is storytelling. In its simplest form, good guys compete against bad guys. In its more complex form, years of wrestling history can influence storytelling beats and crowd reactions. It's theater and includes costumes, acrobatics, and a great deal of showmanship. The more you know about professional wrestling, the more you’ll recognize the nuances of the storytelling; however, previous knowledge is not required. Professional wrestling is a spectacle all its own with flips and glitz abound.

If you’ve ever wanted a peak into the wild and sometimes wacky world of professional wrestling, check out this reading list!

Monday, March 20, 2023

Exciting Partnership Between FCPL and the Georgia Farm Bureau!

Did you know that March 20-24, 2023 is Georgia AG week? It helps raise awareness of the agricultural industry in Georgia. This is an annual event planned around the GFB’s book of the year. The 2023 selection is I Love Strawberries! by Shannon Anderson.

The Post Road Library is contributing to the event with a video sharing American Sign Language signs that coincide with the book. The video features Tracey Varrone and Amanda Tate, who present the library’s monthly ASL program, A Show of Hands. The video is available until March 24 and can be accessed by the link below.

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Novel Realities Adult Book Discussion at Sharon Forks Library -The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker


The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

Think back to when you were a teen or preteen and all the changes and drama that took place as you were coming of age. Now imagine coming of age during a possible apocalypse. That is the premise of Karen Thompson Walker’s book The Age of Miracles. The novel is a beautiful blend of coming of age story and apocalyptic fiction. We  recently discussed The Age of Miracles at our Novel Realities book club.  If you enjoy speculative fiction and fiction that reaches beyond the normal realm, please join us for future Novel Realities discussions on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Sharon Forks Library.