Jul 23, 2014 — What are you reading this summer? What titles have you been reading at the beach, or at the camp, or maybe on your Kindle in the back seat during that long day trip? Do you have any recommendations from the new releases section at your library? Have an old favorite that just says "summer" to you?
Many of you let us know during our annual summer reading call-in program joining Readers & Writers hosts Ellen Rocco and Chris Robinson and book maven John Ernst to share their picks of the season. Go to full article
Hammond, NY, Jul 18, 2014 — Generations of children have roamed the English countryside in the company of Rat, Mole, Toad, and Badger -- immortal animal pals in Kenneth Grahame's classic novel, The Wind in the Willows.
A Thousand Islands artist has created a North Country version of the book. Scott Ouderkirk grew up spending summers along the St. Lawrence River and has a hobby farm and studio near Hammond.
In his new adaptation, titled The Wind in the Islands, Mole and Rat have new adventures on the St. Lawrence in the Thousand Islands, with visits to familiar landmarks and historical river residents. Go to full article
Jul 02, 2014 — The Old Forge Library is celebrating its centennial this summer with a series of literary events. In February of 1914, five people gathered in Old Forge and voted to... Go to full article
Jun 27, 2014 — Mary Sanders Shartle begins her novel with a scene of an Adirondack hermit shooting a rifle at low flying military planes that are disturbing the quiet of a cold February... Go to full article
Jun 25, 2014 — An Adirondack historian and top chef have teamed up to create a cookbook that offers new takes on traditional food. "Adirondack Cookbook" is part history lesson, part... Go to full article
May 28, 2014 — You don't have to be a westerner to appreciate Edward Curtis's photos from a hundred years ago. His sepia prints show native people on horseback or in dugout canoes. His... Go to full article
May 20, 2014 — LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) The longtime leader of archaeological digs at upstate New York 18th-century military sites has a new book out that details decades of excavations at... Go to full article
May 09, 2014 — The women in John Brown's family will be the focus of a lecture at the John Brown Day event in Lake Placid on Saturday. John Brown, the famous abolitionist, was convicted of... Go to full article