Whether You’re Anxious or Mindful, a Gardener or a Carpenter; These Titles May be Just for You…

…and they all start with Dewey Call Numbers in the 150′s and are located in our NEW Non Fiction section!

Check out these titles on psychology:

152.46 BOY  The Four Gifts of Anxiety : Embrace the Power of Your Anxiety and Transform Your Life, by Sherianna Boyle, MEd, CAGS.

Unlock anxiety’s powerful gifts!

It’s time to break free from the tight grip of anxiety and live the life you’ve always wanted. The Four Gifts of Anxiety shows you how to tap into the power of your anxiety and reveal its gifts of resiliency, hope, empathy, and purpose. Filled with exercises, meditations, and reflection prompts, this book teaches you how to access these positive attributes…

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­153.35 GRA   Originals : How Non-Conformists Move the World, by Grant Adam.

The television show “Seinfeld” was a flop with its pilot episode. It didn’t conform to the standard family situation comedy that provided some meaningful message. It was a show about nothing. That nothing turned into a ratings success.  Grant…describes successful and unsuccessful unconventional behavior in entrepreneurial, scientific, and other ventures. He cites failures such as Segway and successes such as Disney, Apple, Skype,…the Central Intelligence Agency, Martin Luther King Jr., baseball players who steal bases, and Polaroid. [Showing that successful] innovators often take a new rather than a familiar perspective.

155.4 GOP  The Gardener and the Carpenter : What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children, by Alison Gopnik.

In The Gardener and the Carpenter, the pioneering developmental psychologist and philosopher Alison Gopnik argues that the familiar twenty-first-century picture of parents and children is profoundly wrong…

Drawing on the study of human evolution and her own cutting-edge scientific research into how children learn, Gopnik shows that although caring for children is profoundly important, it is not a matter of shaping them to turn out a particular way. Children are designed to be messy and unpredictable, playful and imaginative, and to be very different both from their parents and from each other. The variability and flexibility of childhood lets them innovate, create, and survive in an unpredictable world.

158.1 TIP  Becoming Wise : An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living, by Krista Tippett.

Tippett, recipient of the National Humanities Medal and the host of the acclaimed NPR radio show “On Being”…, is used to taking on the big questions and discussing them with some of the most influential voices in religion, philosophy, and science. This book focuses on turning elements of various spiritual traditions…into actions.

158.12 WIL   Growing Up Mindful : Essential Practices to Help Children, Teens, and Families Find Balance, Calm, and Resilience, by Christopher Willard, PsyD.

Introducing mindfulness into the lives of our children and teenagers is perhaps the greatest gift we can offer. Mindfulness builds emotional intelligence, boosts happiness, increases curiosity and engagement, reduces anxiety and depression, soothes the pain of trauma, and helps kids (and adults) focus, learn, and make better choices. If that weren’t enough, research now shows that mindfulness significantly enhances what psychologists call “flourishing”–the opposite of depression and avoidance…Growing Up Mindful helps parents, educators, and counselors learn how to embody and share the skills of mindfulness that will empower our children with resilience throughout their lives.

*This posting is part of a Catablogging@FPL series on Melvil Dewey’s classification system and features new titles that represent the ten main classes of the Dewey Schedule.  Follow along!

Catablogging@FPL: New Bibliographies and Titles on Libraries, Reading, and Journalism

A few of the most recent titles to arrive upon the NEW shelf continue to represent Generalities, the first section of the Dewey schedule.* These titles have call numbers that start with zero, and include such topics as bibliographies; Library and Information Services; Reading; and News, Journalism, and Publishing.

Check out the following:

Top 250 LGBTQ Books for Teens [YA 016.3067 CAR]

The Bad-ass Librarians of Timbuktu : And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts [025.82 HAM]

The Books that Changed My Life: Reflections by 100 Authors, Actors, Musicians, and Other Remarkable People [028.9 BOO]

The Defender:  How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America: From the Age of the Pullman Porters to the Age of Obama  [071.73 MIC]


*This posting is part of a series on Melvil Dewey’s classification system and features new titles that represent the ten main classes of the Dewey Schedule.  Follow along!

Catablogging: New Titles on Knowledge and Computer Science

As our recent blog entry on Melvil Dewey’s classification system suggests, follow along as our catalogers send recently purchased titles to the NEW sections of the adult collection and the Children’s Room.  The featured titles will represent the ten main classes of the Dewey schedule.

Generalities, the first section of the Dewey schedule, have call numbers that start with a zero and include subjects like computer science and knowledge.

Check out these new titles in the adult collection:

The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data [Call #:001 LYN]

Apple Watch and iPhone Fitness Tips and Tricks [Call #: 004.1675 iPhone RIC]

Excel 2016 for Dummies [Call #: 005.369 Excel HAR]

…or these new titles in the Children’s Room:

Learn to Program with Minecraft : Transform Your World with the Power of Python [Call #: J 005.13 Ric]

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding [Call #: J 005.133 Vorderman]