FRCC Course Reserves
Bicycles: Art and Engineering - The humble bicycle. Practical. Graceful. Beautifully engineered.
Low-Tech Family Fun - Hands-on projects that harken back to yesteryear, like when your Dad was a kid.
Science for Fun & Profit - Awesome experiments, great photographs, answers to weird questions and more is available in these new science books. (Okay, we lied about the profits.)
Science to Go: field guides - Grab one of our new field guides, or an old favorite, as you head out to hike, camp and explore.Booklists by Category
Backyard Birding and Beyond - Library Journal listed their top birding books and we added some regional favorites.
How the Universe Works - While physics is an advanced science, it is also a fascinating field with many new ideas. If you are curious about how the world works, physics is the very root of that, according to Susannah Hamm, Science & Technology Specialist, writing for Library Journal.
Mental Health Forum - Fiction and nonfiction books that compliment the Mental Health Informational Forum.
For Book Clubs
Not on the Shelves?
Flight Behavior Flight Behavior / Barbara Kingsolver
Drawing on both her Appalachian roots and her background in biology, Kingsolver delivers a passionate novel on the effects of global warming. Dellarobia Turnbow got pregnant in high school; now, some 11 years into her unhappy marriage, she's ready for a big change, and she thinks she's found it with a randy young telephone lineman. But on her way to a rendezvous, she is waylaid by the sight of a forest ablaze with millions of butterflies. Their usual migratory route has been disrupted, and what looks to be a stunningly beautiful view is really an ominous sign...(Booklist review)
Recommended by Currie (5/14)
Films for Earth Day - Learn more about the earth and how we treat it through documentaries and feature films.
Library Journal's Best Video of 2012 - Library Journal's columnist, Jeff T. Dick, picks his top home-video releases of documentaries and foreign, indie and classic films.
Movies about Movies - Love movies? Check out these films.
Philip Seymour Hoffman - Films of the Academy Award winning actor.
The Top 50 Greatest Films of All Time - Every decade since 1952, Sight & Sound has polled film professionals to determine the greatest films of all time. 846 critics, programmers, academics and distributors voted.
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