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Let's Talk About Facebook and Social Media Privacy

Posted 10 months ago by Heather H

Posted 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.

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Be Part of the Caldecott Read-In, Jan. 20

Posted about 1 year ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting and Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry | 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.

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Start the New Year with Yoga - At the Library!

Posted about 1 year ago by Heather H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Children and Parenting and Outdoors, Sports 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!

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Haunted Midwest Travel for Those Who Dare!

Posted about 1 year ago by Heather H

Posted in Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Local History, Mysteries and Thrillers, Outdoors, Sports 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)!

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Total (Solar) Eclipse of the Heart

Posted about 1 year ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education, Nonfiction and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with astronomy, eclipses, events, great american eclipse, ritter planetarium, solar eclipse and solar eclipse safety

We're about to witness history folks - by way of the Great American Eclipse! Mark your calendars for August 21, and join us for solar eclipse viewing safety workshops.

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