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Two Librarians, Too Many Books: Summer Reads

Posted about 29 days ago by Allison Fiscus

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Mystery & Thrillers, Readers' Advisory, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science, Medicine, & Technology and Teen | Tagged with books to read, Fantasy Fiction, Horror Fiction, nonfiction books, Psychological Fiction, reading recommendations, Summer Reads and suspense

We're back! This time, we're obsessing over what we consider the best "summer reads" around. Read on for our lightly-edited-for-clarity conversation about what titles we think you should plop down on a beach with or stay safely-contained within your air-conditioned home with. We don't judge.

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No Capes Required! Comics Embrace All Literary Genres

Posted about 1 month ago by Juliette H

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & Fantasy and Teen | Tagged with Action & Adventure, comic books, dystopias, dystopias, graphic novels, Horror, horror tales, Short Stories, Superheroes, westerns and Young Adult Fiction

If you haven’t picked up a comic in a while, one of these titles may be the perfect place to get reacquainted.

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The Immigrant and Refugee Experience in America

Posted 3 months ago by April S

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Education, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Readers' Advisory and Teen | Tagged with books for children, books for kids, culture, emigration, experiences, families, identity, immigrants, immigration, perseverance, picture books, refugees, stories and young adult books

A selection of books and resources exploring the immigrant and refugee experience in America.

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Spend Spring Break - At the Library!

Posted 5 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, Make U, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Programs and Teen | Tagged with childrens programs, kids activities, kids books, New Movies, new music, spring break, teen books and teen events

In this edition of our “At the Library!” series we’re talking about spring/Easter break! We’ve planned a host of activities so that you can spend your school break having FUN at the Library.

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Two Librarians, Too Many Books: It's Women's History Month, Y'all!

Posted 5 months ago by Allison Fiscus

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Mystery & Thrillers, Readers' Advisory, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy and Teen | Tagged with biography, book lists, book lovers, children's literature, fantasy, female authors, fiction, juvenile fiction, memoir, poetry, Readers' Advisory, reading suggestions, Sci-Fi, Teen, women, women authors and Women's History Month

It’s Women’s History Month, y’all! I, for one, can’t think of a worthier topic to chat endlessly about. So in celebration, Katie and I got together to talk about the female authors who have captivated us through the written word and inspired us in our own lives. The following conversation is a lightly-edited-for-clarity transcription of that chat.

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