Tips for Choosing Library Books for Your Little One

Tips for Choosing Library Books for Your Little One

Recently a grandfather came into Milton Public Library with his preschool-aged granddaughter, who was visiting from out of state.   He asked where to find books for her, and looked overwhelmed when shown the many sections we have for children.  Where to start? This...
New in Science Fiction

New in Science Fiction

By Susan Larson, Director, Milton Public Library When someone comes to the desk asking for science fiction recommendations, I rattle off the names of the classic writers, like Isaac Asimov, Frank Herbert, Ray Bradbury, or Ursula K. Le Guin.  The response is usually,...
Am I a racist?

Am I a racist?

I’m reading a book that makes me uncomfortable. It’s “White Fragility: Why it’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism.” In it author Robin DiAngelo explains how, “we are taught to think about racism only as discrete acts committed by individual people, rather...