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April 4, 2016

National Poetry Month

From sonnet to limerick to ode to free verse, poetry has been a major part of human expression for thousands of years. April is National Poetry Month, and we can’t wait to break out all our Dickenson, Browning, Angelou, and all the rest of our favorites. We’ll celebrate by cozying up […]
March 28, 2016

Hot New Titles for Your Library

Based on holds ratios and ordering of libraries nationwide, here are some hot new titles to know and recommend to your patrons. This week’s most in-demand book is New York Times bestselling author Karen Robard’s romantic suspense novel Darkness. It’s the tale of a brilliant ornithologist on a research trip […]
March 21, 2016

Celebrate National Reading Month

For a true book lover, every month is reading month, but for the rest of the country, March is officially National Reading Month! We’re already almost halfway through the month, but it’s not too late to promote awareness. The challenge of National Reading Month is giving young readers the opportunity […]
March 14, 2016

Creating a Personal Home Library

Don’t you love the feeling of being in a library – the labyrinth of shelves, the smell of the books, the tranquil refuge from the hustle of life. It’s pretty safe to assume that one who loves libraries for these, or any other reasons, has quite an impressive personal collection […]
March 7, 2016

Happy Teen Tech Week!

Today marks the beginning of Teen Tech Week, which means this is a time for your library to shine! This year’s theme is “Create it at the Library,” which means you can showcase all of your digital resources and services that help students of all ages succeed. Promoted by the […]
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