Kirsten Nilsson

November Book Review: 'Likes'

Nov 10, 2020

The book “Likes” is great escape and a reminder of what’s real, and what’s not, in these unsettling times. Summit County Librarian Kirsten Nilsson, has this month’s KPCW Book Review.

You know, lately, with all our divisive national politics, racial tensions, a world pandemic and even murder hornets, I’ve really longed for some way to escape it all. And, as a librarian, you know I’m going to tell you that reading can take you lots of places, really anywhere you want to go.

April Book Review - 'The Dutch House' by Ann Patchett

Apr 15, 2020

Do you love the delicious satisfaction of reading a book in one sitting? Ann Patchett’s domestic drama The Dutch House may be just what you’re looking for. Summit County Librarian, Kirsten Nilsson has this month’s book review.

Just how well do you remember the house you grew up in? My bedroom had flowered wallpaper on the ceiling, and avocado green countertops in the kitchen, and a wall mounted phone with a really long twisted cord that had been stretched too many times around the corner for some privacy.

August Book Review- 'The Library Book' by Susan Orlean

Aug 13, 2019

Whether you visit the library weekly, with toddlers in tow for story time, or you haven’t set foot in a library in who knows how long, Susan Orlean’s The Library Book will captivate and enthrall you. 

Set against the backdrop of the devastating Los Angeles Central Library fire in 1986, Orlean’s non-fiction narrative explores all kinds of things from the essential role of libraries in today’s world to the cultural history of Los Angeles. Summit County Library’s Youth Services Librarian, Kirsten Nilsson has this month’s book review.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher discussed the proposed $56 million education bond with School Board members Nancy Garrison and Julie  Eihausen. Snyderville Planning Commissioner Chuck Klingenstein reviews the items of discussion at last night's meeting including the EPA update and positive recommendation for the new location of Whole Foods. Sara Hutchinson with Park City Education Foundation and Summit County Librarian Kirsten Nilsson preview the community discussions on this year's One Book - Boys in the Boat.

A popular topic in February, with Valentine's Day, is love. But February is also Love Your Library month, and the Park City Library, and the county's Kimball Junction branch, will be participating in activities on Feb. 12th. Rick Brough has more.