Staff Picks



What items are LFPL’s staff interested in?

Check out their picks for December 2014!



 Lee – The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaajte (eBook)



Bon Air

Maia - The Last Original Wife: A Novel by Dorothea Frank by (Regular Type)



Content Management

Debbe -



Crescent Hill

Brian - Escape by David Baldacci (Regular Type)


Education and Outreach

Carrick – The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America by Langdon Cook (Regular Type)  



Marci -  The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender  (Regular Type)


Fern Creek

Jessi – The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan (Regular Type)


Highlands/Shelby Park

Magen –              

Ruth EllenSuperstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy by Kathryn Miles (Regular Type)





Susan D – Picture This: The Near-Sighted Monkey Book by Lynda Barry (Graphic Novel)       

Susan M –                                                           



Debra – A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah (Regular Type)


Catherine –  I Lived on Butterfly Hill by Marjorie Agosin (Regular Type)    

Natalie -  The Story Hour by Thrity N. Umrigar (Audiobook)


Christi – The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams (Regular Type)

Simon -

Main Information Services


Kelly – The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo (Regular Type)*

*This is December’s selection for the Mayor’s Book Club (which meets at the Main Library on December 17, 2014 at 12 p.m.)

Scott -

Tony - Health Care Reform: What It Is, Why It’s Necessary, How It Works by Jonathan Gruber, H.P. Newquist, and Nathan Schreiber (Graphic Novel)   




Anna - Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle, #3) by Maggie Stiefvater (Regular Type)

Asher - Prince Lestat by Anne Rice (Regular Type)  

Erin -

Jeannie – The Fault In Our Stars by Josh Boone (DVD)  

Lucia – We Are Witnesses, Five Diaries of Teenagers Who Died in the Holocaust by Jacob Boas (Regular Type)                                         

Tina – The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (Regular Type)



Terry - Fin & Lady by Cathleen Schine (Regular Type)


Damera - Where Are They Buried: How Did They Die? Fitting Ends and Final Resting Places of the Famous, Infamous, and Noteworthy by Tod Benoit (Regular Type)  

St. Matthews  

Heather – Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater (Regular Type)


Micah – 


Southwest Regional

Carissa - The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare (Regular Type)

Michael G - The Coming of the Terraphiles, or, Pirates of the Second Aether!!  by Michael Moorcock (Regular Type)  



Tech Connects

Mike - Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon (Regular Type)  




 Kelly - Attack on Titan, Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama, translated by Sheldon Drzka (Graphic Novel)   




Allyson –