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Obsessed with Living in a Dream

Posted about 1 month ago by Jennifer D

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, History, Politics, & Biography and Movies, Music, & Audiobooks | Tagged with American History, discrimination, memoirs, personal narratives, rock musicians - biography, United States - Race Relations and women rock musicians

As I first started reading Patti Smith’s work, M Train, I was torn. Torn because I loved to get lost in her world, and also upset because she had the luxury of being lost in it on a daily basis, and well, I didn’t.

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Super Fun Geeky Reads

Posted about 1 month ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Mystery & Thrillers, New and Science Fiction & Fantasy | Tagged with aliens, Children's Stories, friendship, geeky, Horror Fiction, pop culture, puzzles, regression (civilization), robots, utopias, virtual reality, Women superheroes and Young Adult Fiction

A selection of books chock full of deft humor and pop culture references.

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Stranger Reads: 14 Teen Titles for Fans of Stranger Things

Posted about 1 month ago by Kathryn M

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Science Fiction & Fantasy and Teen | Tagged with 1980s, action and adventure, Comics, Coming of Age, Fantasy Fiction, gender identity, Horror, Paranormal Fiction, pop culture, Sci-Fi, supernatural, YA Fiction and Young Adult Fiction

The hit science fiction/horror series Stranger Things will soon be back for season 2 on Netflix. While you anxiously anticipate binging this series, check out these carefully selected teen reads filled with elements of horror, science fiction, 1980’s cultural reference and small midwestern town nostalgia.

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10 Books by Disabled Writers You Should Read

Posted 2 months ago by Claire F

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Resources, Self-help & Spirituality and Teen | Tagged with Asperger's syndrome, Spinal muscular atrophy, Autism, celiac disease, chronic illness, depression, disabilities, disability, families -- fiction, friendship, personal growth and Schizophrenia

October is National Disabilities Awareness Month, in which we not only recognize the existence of disabilities and the need for accessibility, but also celebrate the achievements of disabled individuals, both on the individual level and group level.

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Hoopla Has Entertainment On The Go

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Lechlak

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New and Resources | Tagged with Apps, Comics, digital content, digital music, download, downloadables, eAudiobooks, eBooks, eComics, electronic media, eMagazines, eMedia, film adaptations, hoopla, streaming video, tech help and videos

If you don't have time to stop into the Library, you can still enjoy what your Library has to offer. We can help you get setup for reading, watching, or listening to what interests you!

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