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On the Joy of Titles

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One of the most fun things I do here at the Library is order new books. I love it because a) it's so fun and b) it contributes to my overload of things to read. I keep a list in my library account to keep track of stuff I want to read and my current list in

Jenn, our children's librarian

Summer is very busy at the library; school is out, it’s hot outside, and everyone needs a good book to read on vacation. People are quietly reading in our Reading Room. Our museum passes are being checked out. Children are dressing up, creating art, and reading in the Kid’s Place. I’m answering lots of: “What books should

STEAM Lab Wishlist

Molly, our teen librarian

The STEAM Lab has been up and running for over a year now and I think it's safe to say that we've done some exciting and innovative things! And since the STEAM Lab isn't a static event, but rather an evolving series of programs, we're constantly planning the next thing. Next school year will bring sewing classes

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Dr. Diana Bishop comes from a long line of witches, but after her parents’ violent death when she was 7, she has refused to use her powers. That is, until she inadvertently recalls a long-lost mystical book from the stacks of Oxford’s library. Suddenly, she is the unwitting focus of the entire non-human world, vampires, witches &

Molly, our teen librarian

Title & Author : The Raven King  - Maggie Stiefvater Genre: YA Fiction Publisher: Audio Book via Audible Description: For years, Gansey has been on a quest to find a lost king. One by one, he’s drawn others into this quest: Ronan, who steals from dreams; Adam, whose life is no longer his own; Noah, whose life is no longer a lie; and Blue,

The Wall of Shame

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One of the many perks and also major disadvantages of working at a library is that you get first crack at the book sale books. I have to admit I'm terrible at saying no to a pretty book. They wave their alluring covers at me and fan interesting blurbs in my direction and the next thing I

Jenn, our children's librarian

Today is the day you can start signing-up for the Summer Reading Club, we have been preparing all year (I started in December of last year, to be perfectly honest). We have a club for kids, one for teens, and even one for adults. This year the kid’s club added Book BINGO, a great way for kids

Kay comes clean…

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Here's where I come clean...I read romance. A lot of romance. This will soon become obvious to the general library public because this summer we are doing a staff reading club where we display & recommend books we've read. Since reading romances is a lot like eating potato chips--they go so fast you can't read just one--I'm

Jenn, our children's librarian

Work, school, kid’s activities, housework, family obligations, when do you find time to read? I try and read a minimum of 50 pages every day, some days are easier than others. I read before bed, I read while I eat breakfast, I read on my lunch break, I read while I watch tv, and I read every

Molly, our teen librarian

Title & Author : Mick Harte Was Here  - Barbara Park Genre: J Fiction Publisher: eBook via Overdrive Book Challenge Category: A book that was banned at some point Description: "How could someone like Mick die?"  He was the kid who freaked out his mom by putting a ceramic eye in a defrosted chicken, the kid who did a wild dance in front of the