Staff Picks



What items are LFPL’s staff interested in?

Check out their picks for February 2015!



Lisa – Wedding in Provence by Ellen Sussman (Regular Type)


 Bon Air

Karen – The Rule of Thre3 by Eric Walters

Maia - Conqueror’s Shadow by Ari Marmell (Regular Type)


Branch Services


  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (Regular Type)
  • The Laughing Monsters by Dennis Johnson (Audiobook)


Content Management

Debbe – 

  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (Regular Type)
  • All Shall Be Well by Deborah Crombie (eBook) 
  • Farewell Dorothy Parker by Ellen Meister (Audiobook)
  • Home by Jane Monheit (CD)
  • Burn: One Year on the Front Lines of the Battle to Save Detroit by Tom Putnam & Brenna Sanchez (DVD)

Crescent Hill

Brian - 41: A Portrait of My Father by George W. Bush (Regular Type)

Rob - West of Sunset: A Novel by Stewart O’Nan (Regular Type)


Education and Outreach

Carrick - The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami (Regular Type)  



Hailey -  The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Jane Gilman (Regular Type)


Fern Creek  

Jessi - Yes Please by Amy Poehler (Regular Type)

Highlands/Shelby Park

Brian -

Ruth Ellen Jacqueline Bovier Kennedy Onassis: The Untold Story by Barbara Leaming (Regular Type)


Simon -

  • Light Boxes by Shane Jones (Regular Type)
  • Frozen by Disney (DVD)
  • Bach by Joshua Bell (CD)
  • Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (Downloadable Audio)

Main Information Services

Kelly – Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter (Regular Type)*

*This is the February selection for the Mayor’s Book Club (which meets at the Main Library on February 18, 2015 from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m.)

Tony -

  • Pirate Cinema by Cory Doctorow (Regular Type)
  • Smoke/Ashes by Alex De Campi and various artists (Graphic Novel)  
  • Hands of Glory by Andrew Bird (CD)



Anna - Seven Up by Granada Television (DVD)

Tina – Yes Please by Amy Poehler (Regular Type)


St. Matthews  

Heather – Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith by Anne LaMott (Regular Type)


Southwest Regional

Aimee – Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon (Regular Type)