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86 FSS Libraries: Staff Recommendations

Welcome to the Ramstein & Vogelweh Libraries staff recommendations page! Here you’ll find our recommendations on what to read, watch, play, and some of our favorite feeds to keep us up to date! All of the titles found here are available to you through the Ramstein & Vogelweh Library catalog.

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Our Recommendations


Take a look at the books that are currently trending with our staff! Find something that catches your eye? Just click on the cover art and you'll be redirected to the appropriate catalog to place your request.

  

 

 


Although our travel plans continue to be put on hold, let’s take a journey around the world with this month’s movie recs. Some of which follows the stories of men and magicians, catching the perfect wave, and a man with a “special need.” All of these movies are available to stream from Kanopy.

Lose yourself in some of the most visually stunning and high-performing video games in history. From Samurai to soccer players, and cute furry animals we’ve got all the games you could ever need. Check out these titles and more through the Ramstein and Vogelweh Library catalog and be sure to tell us which gaming console you prefer in the poll below.

Which gaming console do you prefer?
Playstation 4: 1 votes (100%)
Xbox One: 0 votes (0%)
NIntendo Switch: 0 votes (0%)
Playstation 5: 0 votes (0%)
Xbox Series S: 0 votes (0%)
Xbox X: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 1

Playstation 4

Ghost of Tsushima

Follow ex-samurai, Jin Sakai, in this third-person, open-world, stealth-based game as he tries to take back his kingdom from the mongol invaders. If you like action-packed storyline-driven games then you’re sure to enjoy Ghost of Tsushima. One of the most anticipated games of twenty-twenty Ghost of Tsushima not only delivers in gameplay but in its animation as well. This title was awarded best art direction during the twenty-twenty Game Awards, which recognizes titles for their “outstanding, creative or technical achievement in artistic design and animation.” – The Game Awards

Request game HERE

Spider-Man:Miles Morales

In the latest installment of the Spider-man video games, follow Miles Morales as he takes on the responsibility of being a new Spider-Man. Play as Miles as you sling through New York City fighting crime and adjusting to his new life. 

Request game HERE

Nintendo Switch 

Super Mario Party

Our list of recommendations wouldn’t be complete without Super Mario! Now available on the Nintendo Switch, Super Mario Party is perfect for the whole family! Get a team together and face off in various mini-games that will keep you busy for hours. Our favorite mini-game has to be bumper brawl. If you can avoid being knocked out of bounds by your opponents then you’ll take home the prize.

Request game HERE

Animal Crossing

Escape from reality by building your very own island vacation getaway! Players can fully customize the look of their island from landscaping to residential development. We love Animal Crossing New Horizons because it brings out the inner artist in all of us. Take a look at some of the AMAZING things you can create on your very own island.

Request game HERE

Xbox ONE

Control

With over eighty awards there’s no wondering why Control has been one of the most popular games of twenty-nineteen. This third-person action-adventure thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat. Play as Jesse Faden to figure out the entity that has invaded the Federal Bureau of Control.  Fight your way through the bureau to uncover the secrets hidden within.  

Request game HERE

FIFA 2021

Play as your favorite soccer players and bring home the gold in the latest edition of FIFA 2021. Whether you’re practicing dribbling or working your way through a campaign, FIFA will surely provide you and your friends hours of gameplay.

Request game HERE

Book Riot's Read Harder Challenge 2021

Whether you’re an avid book reader or just looking for more ideas on what to read, you’ll enjoy Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge 2021. The Book Riot challenge suggests “tasks” or types of books to read to help get you out of your literary bubble. There are twenty-four tasks in total (averaging two per month) and even come with suggested titles. Some tasks include a book you’re intimidated by, a book with a cover you don’t like, a non-European novel in translation, and much more. Find something you like? Search for the title in the online catalog and reading apps to check our availability.

A Community

Book Riot even provides challengers the opportunity to connect. Find other challengers through their Read Harder Challenge Goodreads group. Don’t have an account? No problem! Registration for Goodreads is FREE.  Through this online community, you’ll be able to discuss the challenge and find more books to complete each of the tasks. Book Riot even provides you with a fillable PDF doc to keep track of your progress.

So, are you ready to READ HARDER? Learn more about the challenge HERE.

Literary Updates

Interested in reading a new genre or want more inspiration for your next adventure? Check out Book Riot for what's new and upcoming.

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Ramstein Library Catalog

Ramstein Library
Building 409, Jefferson Avenue
06371-47-6667 / 480-6667
Pick-up hours
M-F 1000-1600

   

       

 

 

 

Vogelweh Library Catalog

Vogelweh Library
Building 2059, 5th Avenue
0631-536-7665 / 489-7665
Pick-up hours
M-F 1000-1400
Closed US Holidays

 

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