November 30, 2009

Local Author on blogtalkradio

A Book and a Chat blog radio recently interviewed Aaron Paul Lazar from Geneseo, NY. Lazar does the Gus LeGarde and Moore Mystery series. He has been at Wood Library several times at book fairs, YouTube interviews and Books Sandwiched In. Listen to the interview here.

Borrow Aaron Paul Lazar's newest book Mazurka.

November 25, 2009

Mango Language at Wood Library

As part of its new web event offerings, Wood Library is offering a month long test drive of the Mango Language Learning System. It's free and available on your internet-connected computer.  You will need:
  • Internet Explorer 6 or higher, Firefox, Safari or Opera
  • Adobe Flash Player 9
After your try it out, please fill out our survey. Click Here to take survey.

Go try it!  Mango for Libraries - Wood Library

November 24, 2009

Books to Movies: The Road

The movie version of Cormac McCarthy's bestseller, Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Road (2006), will be released on November 25. What's it about? A father and son wander through a post-apocalyptic world.  To read or re-read the book, click here and place a hold at Wood Library or an OWWL library near you. Also available on audio CD. Watch the movie trailer at or watch it below. The movie is nowhere to be found in local theaters yet, but perhaps it will make it to The Little. If the big theater version doesn't go well, see it soon on DVD.

November 20, 2009

Book Watch: Googled by Ken Auletta

Listen to Ken Auletta talking about his book Googled: the end of the world as we know it.  Read an excerpt now.  Place a hold and pick it up at an OWWL library of your choice.