Staff Profile

Steven Jablonski

Collection Development Librarian

Access Services

As the person responsible for ordering a large swath of the adult print collection, Steven spends much of his work time reading book reviews. In his leisure, he likes to read even more book reviews and, occasionally, books.


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In the Style of Agatha Christie

A mystery-loving friend of mine insists that no one today writes detective stories like Agatha Christie. While she is mostly right, every once in while a modern writer captures a little of the Christie magic, often with a deliberate tip of the hat to the master. As the following books make clear, authors across the globe sometimes take on Dame Agatha at her own game with surprisingly successful results.

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Travel the World with Hoopla Audiobooks

Even if you're stuck at home, you can travel the world though the magic of downloadable audiobooks. Most will make you laugh and all will transport you, if only in your mind. You can download them immediately by going to the Hoopla app or website.

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Laugh, Learn, and Listen to Hoopla Audiobooks

Laugh and learn at the same time while listening to these and other Hoopla audiobooks. All can be immediately downloaded from the Hoopla app or website.

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Listen to a Microhistory with Hoopla Audiobooks

Find yourself staring at your walls? What better time to listen to a microhistory of walls or some other everyday object or practice! You can download these always available downloadable audiobooks on the Hoopla app or website.

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Audiobooks for an Epidemic on Hoopla

Human beings have been facing down epidemics for as long as we've been human. These audiobooks make for engrossing listening as they recount episodes in the ongoing struggle of people against plagues. All are available for immediate download on the Hoopla website or app.

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My Favorite Audiobook Histories on Hoopla

I listen to a lot of histories on audiobook and rarely am I completely disappointed. These audiobooks, though, stand out as particular favorites. All are available for immediate download on the Hoopla app or website.

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'Can't-Miss' Mysteries Audiobooks

Sometimes you want to take risks and sometimes you want to play it safe. These mysteries are all tried-and-true favorites with broad appeal, as safe as T-bonds. All are available for immediate download on the Hoopla website or app.

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Intriguing Black Lives on Hoopla Audiobooks

These audiobook biographies and memoirs will introduce to people who will broaden your awareness of what it means to be Black in this country. All are available for immediate download on the Hoopla website or app.

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Neglected Black Histories on Hoopla Audiobooks

Authors continue to bring to light episodes of Black American history that were overlooked or even suppressed in the past. These eye-opening audiobook accounts are available for immediate download on the Hoopla website or app.

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