The St. John Branch will close TODAY, Friday, June 22 at 12:30 PM due to HVAC issues. La Biblioteca St. John cerrará HOY, el viernes, 22 de junio a las 12:30 PM debido a problemas con el aire acondicionado.
The Little Walnut Creek Branch will close on Monday, July 2, and will reopen on Thursday, July 5, for flooring replacement. La Biblioteca Little Walnut Creek cerrará el lunes, 2 de julio y reabrirá el jueves, 5 de julio para reemplazar el piso.
Despite advancements in the care of those who are suffering from the loss of a child to miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death, many parents, especially mothers, cannot or will not give themselves permission to mourn. Their feelings are real and complex, yet they are often denied a safe place to live through and ultimately befriend the grieving. A Piece of My Heart is such a friend. The moving story of a mother's loss of her week-old son, it chronicles an amazing journey that began with denial and guilt, found its way through remembrance and reconciliation, and ended in resolution and surprising joy. A beautiful book about the necessity of grieving the loss of unlived lives, it shows readers who are going through similar experiences a shared understanding and wraps them in a warm cloak of support and friendship. Readers will be affirmed in the sacred right of all parents to mourn the loss of their children, however short their lives, and will be shown the path toward eventual healing.