Arts & Leisure

Staff Recommendations

Alternacrafts

Book

This book encourages the reader to give new life to old objects - turn an old t-shirt into a shaggy rug, bottle-caps into necklace...»

By Mary, Outreach Services
7/21/10

What Christmas Means

By KEM
CD

Detroit R&B star, KEM, who is undoubtably among the world’s most respected R&B and jazz vocalists of today, has released...»

By Stacey, Outreach Services
11/27/12

Picturing America

By National Endowment for the Humanities
Book

"Democracy demands wisdom and vision in its citizens."  Natl. Foundation on the Arts and Humanities.  Picturing...»

By Kristel, Youth Services
2/13/14

1,000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die

By Tom Moon
Book

This cross-genre listing of musical recordings is a great resource for music recommendations and commentary. I love that it jumps from...»

By Mary, Outreach Services
8/9/10

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AllRovi

Formerly allmusic.com, this website now features a free database of TV, film, and music.

ArtCyclopedia

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IGN

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Internet Movie Database

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Staff Recommendations

Comic books and American cultural history : an anthologyBy Pustz, Matthew (EDT)
"A highly original collection of essays, demonstrating how comic books can be used as primary sources in the teaching and understanding of American history." -NBN
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