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Books to Read by a Fire with a Cup of Tea

Cozy is the perfect feeling for this time of year. When outside can be harsh, we want soft things–fuzzy blankets, warm drinks, a crackling fire. That can extend to our reading material as well. Here is a list of books and series that are softer and sweeter, without harsh language or violence, and th...

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Books we loved in 2023

As the snow begins to fall, people are beginning to reflect on the past year. Maybe you have hit your reading goal for the year, maybe you still have a few titles to go. For those of you in the second group, the staff at Sage Library wanted to share some of our favorite books we read this past year....

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November is National Native American Heritage Month

Every year we recognize November as National Native American Heritage Month, which gives us the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the heritage, traditions and contributions of all native and indigenous people, who have enriched and shaped our country in so many invaluable ways.  In cele...

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Cozy Spooky Reads

Do you like the fall vibes, but are not a fan of being scared? Then you and I are in the same boat. There is something about October that is always a little stressful, because you never know when the next commercial is going to contain jump scares and truly terrifying visuals. My preferred version f...

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

Get in Your Element this Fall with a Library Card!

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Bay County Library System joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind everyone about the valuable resources available with a library card. ...

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Familiar Characters, New Stories: Disney Teen Novels

As readers are transitioning from choosing books from the children’s room to the teen section, there is sometimes a want for something familiar but elevated. In the past ten years Disney has been building an amazing selection that features the characters you know and love (or in the case of villains...

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Christmas in July!

'Tis the season to be reading!  Christmas is just six short months away, but you don't need to wait for the snow to fly to get into the holiday spirit.  In the meantime, why not chill out and get into the holiday spirit with one of these holiday reads?   Christmas by the Book - ...

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