The Fresno County Library's Bookshelf column shares suggestions for books, music and other items and provides information about library programs.
Top 5 most requested books (Oct. 7-13)
"House of Hades" by Rick Riordan
"Allegiant" by Veronica Roth
"W is for Wasted" by Sue Grafton
"Never Go Back" by Lee Child
"Longest Ride" by Nicholas Sparks
"Everybody's Brother" by Cee-Lo (with Big Gipp and David Wild): Cee-Lo covers his early life in Atlanta and gives a glimpse into the events and circumstances in his life that brought him to the life he now leads.
"I Met the Walrus: How One Day with John Lennon Changed My Life Forever" by Jerry Levitan: Levitan writes about the personal effects of conducting an interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono in 1969.
"Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance" by Carla Kaplan: Kaplan provides a comprehensive study of the role of white women in the Black Renaissance movement.
"Fangirl" by Rainbow Rowell: Twin sisters Wren and Cath have always been big fans of the fictional character Simon Snow. When they set off for college their lives change when one continues being a fangirl and the other doesn't.
"The Clockwork Scarab" by Colleen Gleason: The sister of Bram Stoker and the niece of Sherlock Holmes find themselves working to unravel a deadly mystery with only one clue — a scarab.
"Revealed" by P.C. Kast and Kristin Cast: The eleventh book in the "House of Night " series continues this popular vampire tale.
Halloween Wreath: Teens and tweens are invited to have fun creating unique Halloween wreaths. We provide the materials, you supply the spooky/kooky imagination! Come early, supplies are limited. At 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Woodward Park Regional Library.
TAG!: Join the Auberry Library Teen Activity Group! Open to anyone seventh-12th grades. Earn volunteer hours, crafts, plan programs, meet new people and more! Join us from 4-5 p.m on any Thursday.
Mini Pumpkins Decorating: It's teen pumpkin decorating time! Decorate your mini pumpkin as crazy, funny, scary, or goofy as you like, just in time for Halloween! From 3-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Sunnyside Regional Library.
This is a weekly column written by the Fresno County Public Library staff. The library posts a full list of the week's events on Facebook. Events are usually free. Visit fresnolibrary.org or call 600-6227 for details.