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Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

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 Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

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,

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

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 Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

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

Jenn, our children's librarian

First off, Happy Star Wars Day. May the Fourth Be With You   Now that I got that out of the way, I want to share some super exciting things with you. If you haven’t visited Mondauk Common Park (you know that amazing park with the trail around it) recently, you need to!! We installed a Picture Book Walk

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

Wednesday, May 4th marks, in my mind at least, the unofficial one year birthday of the UDPL STEAM Lab. I mark this as its birthday since May 4th is when our first 3D printer was delivered even though we had already been preparing for STEAM programming since we learned we received the LSTA grant in February of 2015.

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

Title & Author : Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics  - Chris Grabenstein Genre: J Fiction Publisher: Audio Book via Audible.com Book Challenge Category: A book published this year Description: Welcome, boys and girls, readers of all ages, to the first-ever Library Olympiad! Kyle and his teammates are back, and the world-famous game maker, Luigi Lemoncello, is at it again!  This time Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

Dear School Librarians, I couldn't do my job without you. Okay, so MAYBE  I could still order books to put on the shelves without your suggestions. And MAYBE I could plan programs without your ideas. And MAYBE I could even oversee my volunteers without your help, but it sure would be a lot more difficult to do my job if I didn't have

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

Title & Author : The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown Genre: Adult Fiction Publisher: Audio Book via Audible.com Book Challenge Category: A book recommended by a librarian or book seller Description: Daniel James Brown’s robust book tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew

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