Category Archives: Nature & Science

Nap Time is my Happy Hour

Napping isn’t just for kids anymore. Sometimes on my days off just curling up with my cats and a good book I’ll find myself just nodding off a bit…and it’s wonderful! Same goes for work, when I’m working a late … Continue reading

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Bird Week: Birds of the Pacific Northwest

The Seattle Public Library is partnering with the Seward Park Audubon Center for Bird Week, April 23-30, in celebration of the center’s tenth anniversary and the National Audubon Society’s 2018 Year of the Bird. The Pacific Northwest region is blessed with … Continue reading

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Cooking Wild

Every year around February or March my husband and I plan our first camping outing. We have a cabin that we love, so even if it’s cold outside we can be nice and cozy. Our cabin has the absolute basics … Continue reading

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New Nonfiction Roundup – March 2018

Historical narratives set in remote locations. Inspiring stories of the pursuit for peace, justice and equality. Examinations on the perils of authoritarianism. Cookbooks galore. All these, and more, await you this March! 3/5: The People vs. Democracy by Yascha Mounk. The author … Continue reading

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Our Top 10 Nonfiction Books of 2017

… according to Seattle Public Library adult librarians Yesterday we listed our librarians’ favorite novels of 2017; today, we present you with the list of our ten favorite nonfiction books published in 2017, from memoirs to essay collections to history … Continue reading

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Let’s talk time

Sunday morning saw us fall back from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time, setting our clocks back an hour. It reignited the biannual discussion in my house about the wisdom (or lack thereof) of time change, the history of time, … Continue reading

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New nonfiction – September 2017

This September, enjoy a bevy of books about technology and society, improving your life, reflections on the political landscape and 2016 election, and of course some new cookbooks.

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