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Posted about 10 days ago by Heather HPosted in Children and Parenting and Culture and Diversity | Tagged with children's day, coding, dia, diverse books, early literacy, El día de los libros and El día de los niños
Día, also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), is a nationally recognized initiative emphasizing the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds.Continue Reading: Celebrate Día Children’s Day by Reading Diverse Books
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in Education and Nonfiction | Tagged with cambridge analytica, Chamath Palihapitiya, Facebook, Instagram, internet privacy, mark zuckerberg, michal kosinski, privacy, sean parker, social media, social media privacy, Twitter and user data
With recent news heavily focused on Facebook and user data, we decided to weigh in on the subject by shedding a little light into the world of social media privacy.Continue Reading: Let's Talk About Facebook and Social Media Privacy
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather H
Have you seen our #GetToKnowTLCPL social media campaign? In this blog, we're inviting you to get to know Library staffer James Dickerson and an upcoming exhibit he's a part of, March 15-17.Continue Reading: Journey in His Shoes
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in Children and Parenting and Fiction | Tagged with award winners, awards, Caldecott Awards, Caldecott Medal, caldecott read in, Children's Stories, events and picture books
Every year, the Library hosts a Caldecott Read-in, where members of the community (ages 10 and up) are invited to be local judges, deciding on the previous year’s best picture books.Continue Reading: Be Part of the Caldecott Read-In, Jan. 20
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Children and Parenting and Nature and Travel | Tagged with Yoga, yoga adults, yoga classes, yoga kids, yoga teens and yoga videos
Considering a New Year's resolution to get healthy and/or reduce stress? That’s where the latest edition of “At the Library” comes in – as yoga is a great fit for these resolutions!Continue Reading: Start the New Year with Yoga - At the Library!
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in Fiction, Local History, Mysteries and Thrillers, Nature and Travel and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with Ghost Stories, Haunted Houses, haunted places, midwest, scary books, scary stories, travel and traveling
Love to be spooked? Here's a list of Midwest locations to visit this October (and some book recommendations as well)!Continue Reading: Haunted Midwest Travel for Those Who Dare!
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in New Books and Movies | Tagged with 24 hours, books, convenience, Library, lobby, movies and reserves
Did you know you're now able to pick up library materials anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week? Check out this blog post to learn more.Continue Reading: Check Us Out 24/7
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in Education | Tagged with art installation, Art Loop, citizens, diversity , events, games, ice cream, immigrants, immigration, more than one story, shared experiences, unity and welcoming week
Launched in 2009, Welcoming Week is a national initiative aimed at bringing citizens closer together.Continue Reading: Welcoming Week: What It Is, Why It's Important
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Movies and Music, Mysteries and Thrillers and New Books and Movies | Tagged with it movie, scary books, scary clowns, scary movies and stephen king
Thirty-one years ago this month, Stephen King’s It made its way to library and bookstore shelves across the globe, and now it's back and on the big screen.Continue Reading: Get It, Before It Gets You!
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in Education, eMedia, Research and Resources and Tech Tools | Tagged with eAudiobooks, eBooks, GoPro, hoopla, kids activities, make u , newsweek, overdrive, playaway launchpad, recipes, streaming movies and time magazine
September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. Let's take a look at all of the amazing things that come along with being a card holder!Continue Reading: Want Free Stuff? Get The Card!