WCPL Reviews

WCPL Reviews

Valentine's Day films

Valentine's Day isn’t just about shameless bouquets of foil Mylar balloons, and chocolate strawberries. It’s for haters, cupids, and swipe daters, too. Whether you’re single, in a relationship, or having a bit of complication blues, there's a movie for everyone. Be sure to have popcorn and tissues ready.

“A Star is Born” is about Ally (Lady Gaga), a struggling songstress on the verge of…

New Best sellers

Keeping up with all of the latest must-read books can quickly turn into an overwhelming endeavor. Whether you're in the market for an absorbing new book or are just on the lookout for your next can't-put-it-down read, there are so many options out there. If you need a new book to add to your reading list, look no further than this roundup of the some exceptional reads from 2019.

“The Boy,…

New Biographies & Autobiographies

Biographies and autobiographies are some of the most fascinating books written. Thousands are written every year. Below are some of the newest titles about some world-renowned charismatic people.


“Me” by Elton John is his first and only official autobiography. He reveals the truth about his extraordinary life. Reginald Dwight was a shy boy with Buddy Holly glasses who grew up in the…

Favorite Christmas novels

There is nothing quite as cozy as curling up with some hot chai and a festive book on a winter night. This holiday season; rediscover classic Christmas novels along with a few modern reads that can help you get into the Christmas mood.

“The Polar Express” by Chris Van Allsburg is one of the best Christmas books for children. It tells the story of a young boy awaken by a train waiting outside…

Self Help isn't just for New Year's resolutions

It doesn’t have to be a New Year’s resolution to improve one’s self. In fact, it is healthier to make small incremental changes throughout the year.


Self-help books generally try to provide steps that a person can take to help them reach a specific outcome or expectation. They can be a useful resource for people who are struggling or seeking ways to improve their lives. Below are a…

Thanksgiving films

After the Thanksgiving meal, all anyone wants to do is let the tryptophan kick in and relax while they watch mindless hours of pre-programmed holiday movies. Why not curl up on the sofa with one of these Thanksgiving films that remind us to be thankful.


“A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” is one of the best Thanksgiving movies that has withstood the test of time. Charlie Brown and his gang…

Packhorse Librarians

The packhorse librarians of the Appalachia, an article I wrote a few weeks ago, have patrons asking what info the Warsaw Community Public Library has on these brave women. Below are three books in our collection.

“That Book Woman” by Heather Henson is a picture book for children. It is about a family living in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1930s that gets books to read during visits from…

Halloween 2019

Halloween, tragically, is just one day of the year. Fortunately, there is nothing wrong with celebrating the spooky season all month long.  Cozying up to watch a scary movie is the perfect way to get ready for All Hallow’s eve. The films below are designed to give Halloween vibes.

“It”-is a story based on a Stephen King novel and follows a group of children battling against an ancient, supernatural…

Three Entertaining Films

In the film “Us”, an endearing American family is pitted against a terrifying and uncanny opponent: doppelgängers of themselves. It is an exquisitely crafted film that works on two levels: it delivers two hours of entertainment for those looking for a chilling movie. In addition, it provides plenty of mental stimulation…

Check out these DVD titles

Warsaw Community Public Library can be certain to have most of the new DVD film releases, below are a review of some of the latest movies that have recently arrived.

“Captain Marvel”, Vers (Brie Larson) is a Kree…

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