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Molly, our teen librarian

Mr. Kirk was my 4th grade computer teacher. He did everything he could to convince us to call him Captain Kirk, but he didn’t really have the swagger of William Shatner and it never really stuck. I think this made him think that we thought he was uncool, but honestly, my clearest memories from 4th grade were

Jenn, our children's librarian

Sigh… isn’t that always the way. I go through periods where I am equal with the greatest thinkers of all time and then I have to write something down and I can’t think of a single thing to say. You’ll just have to settle for some random thoughts: #1 I won’t finish my reading challenge and I’m surprisingly

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Ever since we installed our first Little Free Library at Mondauk Common playground in 2014, I’ve noticed Little Free Libraries everywhere. The concept is so simple, so beautiful. You come upon this sweet little surprise, a hidden gem, in an unusual place that invites you to browse for a few quiet, relaxing moments. If you find something you’d

Jenn, our children's librarian

I’m back! This election season we need to be teaching our children how the process works. We can watch coverage, we can discuss our thoughts as a family, but we also need to ensure that our children have the basic understanding of how government elections work. School Library Journal compiled a listing of resources for teachers and

Molly, our teen librarian

When I was still a classroom teacher, September was the most stressful month of my year. Since becoming a public librarian and only sometime classroom teacher, September is actually my first chance to catch my breath. It's also the month where I get to take vacation! This year my husband and I did a Western United States

Molly, our teen librarian

Title & Author : Storyteller: The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl by Donald Sturrock Genre: Biography Publisher: Simon & Schuster Book Challenge Category: A book you previously abandoned Description: "A single-minded adventurer and an eternal child who gave us the iconic Willy Wonka and Matilda Wormwood, Roald Dahl lived a life filled with incident, drama and adventure: from his harrowing experiences as an RAF

Molly, our teen librarian

Lester Breininger taught biology at my high school. His name probably doesn't ring any bells, but I assure you that in the right circles, he's kind of a big deal. Breininger was a ceramicist and a potter best known for his iconic Pennsylvania Dutch redware - pottery pieces made from local red clay and decorated in a

Molly, our teen librarian

Title & Author : Weetzie Bat - Francesca Lia Block Genre: YA Fiction Publisher: Harper Teen Book Challenge Category: A book you've already read at least once Description: " A brief, off-beat tale that has great charm, poignancy, and touches of fantasy . Weetzie, now 23, is a child of Hollywood who hated high school but loves the memories of Marilyn Monroe and Charlie Chaplin, plastic

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

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,