» Archive for the 'Adult Non-fiction' Category

Andy Andrews-The little things: why we really should sweat the small stuff

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

In his unique humorous style, Andy Andrews shows how people succeed by actually going against the modern adage “don’t sweat the small stuff”. By contrast, Andy proves that it is in concentrating on the smaller things that we add value and margin.

c. 2017

Four County Library System Large Print Book Circuit

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The Large Print Circuit is a collection of large print books offered by the Four County Library System.  These 53 titles rotate through the libraries and will change in October 2017.


  • Susan Wiggs-Starlight on Willow Lake
  • Randy Wayne White-Cuba Straits
  • Lee E. Wells-Tarnished star
  • Lisa Unger-Crazy love you
  • Nancy-The guest cottage
  • and more…..

Diane Ackerman-Zookeeper’s wife

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

After their zoo was bombed, Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski managed to save over three hundred people from the Nazis by hiding refugees in the empty animal cages. With animal names for these “guests,” and human names for the animals, it’s no wonder that the zoo’s code name became “The House Under a Crazy Star.”   c. 2007

Elizabeth Gilbert-Big magic: creative living beyond fear

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

 With profound empathy and radiant generosity, Elizabeth Gilbert offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we most love and how to face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives. Gilbert encourages us to uncover the “strange jewels” that are hidden within each of us.   c. 2015

Donni Webber-Magical miniature gardens & homes

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Cover image for Magical miniature gardens & homes : create tiny worlds of fairy magic & delight with natural, handmade décor Celebrate the cute, tiny, magical and whimsical world of fairy gardens using this resourceful and inspiring book as the guide. The garden designs are low-cost and low-care, highlighting common, long-lasting plants. The accessories and furniture projects are easy to make, come together quickly and use natural materials or commonly found craft supplies. c. 2017

Looking back: a pictorial history of Otsego, Delaware, Chenango and Schoharie counties of upstate New York

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

  • Historic photos from the early years (1800s–1939)
  • Photos from local historical organizations
  • Community memories

Bill O’Reilly-Killing Reagan: the assault that changed a presidency

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Just two months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan lay near death after a gunman’s bullet came within inches of his heart. His recovery was nothing short of remarkable – or so it seemed. But Reagan was grievously injured, forcing him to encounter a challenge that few men ever face. Could he silently overcome his traumatic experience while at the same time carrying out the duties of the most powerful man in the world?   c. 2015