Thursday, November 4, 2010

Check out

I ♥ Multnomah County Library.

Did you know, not only do we in Portland have the highest circulation in the nation for libraries our size, but we also have the highest collection turnover rate, too. And yes, we passed the library ballot measure this past week. Apparently I'm not the only one who loves the library... More on our voracious library culture from the Oregonian a few months back here.

Currently checked out

1491 : new revelations of the Americas before Columbus by Charles C. Mann (actually, hub's reading this one)
The Studs Terkel Reader: My American Century by Studs Terkel
The Lemon Tree: an Arab, a Jew and the Heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Reader: The Yellow Wallpaper and other fiction by Charlotte Perkins
Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story by Christopher Moore
Seed to Harvest by Octavia E. Butler

Extras: The Complete First Season
Freaks and Geeks: The Complete Series
Slings and Arrows: Season 3
Weeds: Season 5

West Side Story: Original Broadway Cast Recording
Saltbreakers by Laura Veirs
It's Blitz! by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
La Foret by Xiu Xiu
Centuries Before Love and War by Stars of Track and Field
Inland Territory by Vienna Teng
New Moon by Elliot Smith

1 comment:

Becky said...

I am jealous, jealous, jealous. Ventura closed one of its two libraries this year, and one of our county's libraries just went private/corporate (with more to come). I could swallow it if there were a strong circulation of books, but alas, no.

Read for the both of us!!