The Grand Finale

I've done over 50 blog posts in my career here at Fontana Regional Library. 50! Seems like a lot. The reason I bring this up is because this post that you are reading right now is my last. I am leaving the library and we are moving across the country (2,674 miles to be exact). … Continue reading The Grand Finale

They Ate My Brain: 15 Top Zombie Reads

By Chris Zombies!  They just won’t go away, both in the stories featuring them and in popular culture.  Now we could engage in a long discussion as to why zombies strike a chord with us, how they reach a primal part of our psyche, how an unrelenting, implacable, remorseless enemy that cannot be reasoned with … Continue reading They Ate My Brain: 15 Top Zombie Reads

See What We Are Reading, Read What We Are Watching

Recognize any of these people? Chances are, you've seen one of these shows, or have heard of them. It's a varied bunch, too - we've got nerds, monster hunters, zombies, Southern vampires, and Star Wars. Even if you're not a fan of any of these shows, you might be in interested in the subject matter, … Continue reading See What We Are Reading, Read What We Are Watching

Non-sparkly Vampires and Zombies Galore

Chris:  There is certainly no shortage of vampires and other creatures of the night in literature these days.  But it does seem that some of them lack that certain edge of yore.  I tend to like my vampires dangerous and my zombies apocalyptic. Christina: I’m not fond of the way that vampires have gone from … Continue reading Non-sparkly Vampires and Zombies Galore

“He’s calling from inside the house!” — Scary Things for Halloween

By Luke As far as I'm concerned, this is the best time of year. Some of us are suckers for those first days of spring. Some of us live for the languid days of summer. A lot of us love the cozy season of Hannukah/Christmas/Kwanzaa/New Year with its deeply personal spiritual meanings and joyous celebrations. … Continue reading “He’s calling from inside the house!” — Scary Things for Halloween