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Final post

Thank you to all of our loyal readers over the years, but this is the last post on this particular site. No need to worry, however; we have simply moved. For more great book reviews, program alerts, and favourites, visit … Continue reading

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Upcoming Teen Program: Guardians of the Galaxy

Are you a fan of Marvel comics (or do you know someone who is)? Here at the library we get tons of requests for Marvel, and we’re really excited about all of the great Marvel movies coming out these days. … Continue reading

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Focus on New Nonfiction

Lately, I have been seeing new arrivals in nonfiction that look a whole lot like fiction. Take these next four books, for example: they all come in interesting packages, from a graphic novel about Medgar Evers and the NAACP to … Continue reading

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Upcoming Teen Programs

We have lots going on in the month of April for kids, but we are adding some great teen programs to the mix this spring. As exams approach, there will be a workshop on Exam Study Skills. We’ll dive into summer with … Continue reading

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Upcoming Program: Furry Friends: Reading With Dogs

If you guessed that Furry Friends: Reading with Dogs involves real dogs in the library, you’re right! I can’t gush enough about this program. Furry Friends: Reading with Dogs begins on April 10, 2013. Two friendly and loving therapy dogs from Therapeutic Paws … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

I love books that successfully blend a great story with interesting facts. I have been meaning to read Carl Hiaasen’s Chomp since it came out in March of last year. When I saw the shiny new audiobook, I checked it out … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gilda Joyce, Psychic Investigator

At 13 years old, Gilda Joyce is ready to be a professional. After reading Harriet the Spy, she has dedicated herself to the study of other people, meticulously taking notes and imagining what goes on in the lives of strangers. When … Continue reading

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New Young Adult Fiction!

We have a fantastic new selection of YA fiction, whatever your tastes. Whether you like science fiction, realistic fiction, mystery, adventure, or fantasy (or something in between), we’ve got you covered! Check out what’s brand new here at the library: … Continue reading

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Great Series: Sounds Like Reading by Brian P. Cleary

There are many ways both to teach and learn to read, so when we talk about “beginning readers,” there is a huge spectrum of reading development to take into consideration. For some children, the transition from not-reading to reading seems to … Continue reading

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Great Series: Pig Pig by David McPhail

I have been discovering a lot of wonderful hidden gems recently, and David McPhail’s Pig Pig series is no exception. Pig Pig began his adventures in the early 198os, but I guarantee that if you read these book to the … Continue reading

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