The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman

In this month’s staff pick, Philomena meets Orphan Train in the story of a young unwed mother who is forcibly separated from her daughter at birth and the lengths to which they go to find each other.

Media Monday: Got the Blues?

I got the blues. How about you? These folks can help you through it. Check out one of their CDs from our music collection today!

Local History and Genealogy

Reading History: A Factory Town?

Take a look at the old photographs from Reading’s industrial history. Do you recognize any of the buildings?

Mah-Jongg Set

Borrow our Mah-Jongg set from the Library of Things collection and see what all the fuss is about!

Media Monday: Musician/Activitists

Music can play an important role in the struggle for social change. Here are a few of our favorite musician/activists of the past and present.

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