A Future Dystopia

Future dystopian fiction is a subgenre of science fiction, in which the setting is a future society under some sort of oppressive, authoritarian regime.  This subgenre has been around for decades and has always had a loyal fan base, but ever since the mega-hit Hunger Games trilogy several years ago, the future dystopian subgenre has … More A Future Dystopia

January Staff Recommendations

Come on by your favorite MPL location and enjoy the latest selection of books, Blu-ray’s and DVD’s recommended by our dedicated staff! January Staff Recommendations   Fiction The Other Einstein, by Marie Benedict. [Palm View Branch] “Mitza Maric is a highly intelligent physicist and mathematician in her own right. But how can her brilliance shine beside the resplendent genius … More January Staff Recommendations

Winter Solstice

Today is the Winter Solstice- the shortest day of the year, and also the first day of Winter.  This evening, the sun will set at 5:46pm, which is the earliest it will set all year.  Many of us suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, or at least are in worse moods when we have less sunlight. … More Winter Solstice