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September 17, 2020

5 Library Notices to Lighten Things Up

We’ve compiled a list of ideas to help you connect and serve your library community during this rare and unprecedented time.
August 24, 2020

September Posters and Jeopardy Game

This month we've rolled out a classic set of reading posters and social media graphics so you can encourage and uplift your patrons during social-distancing.
August 3, 2020

Beginning-of-Year Pandemic Preparation

We’ve compiled a list of ideas to help you connect and serve your library community during this rare and unprecedented time.
April 15, 2020

How to Keep Your Library Services Active During Quarantine

We’ve compiled a list of ideas to help you connect and serve your library community during this rare and unprecedented time.
March 31, 2020

April Posters and Social Media Graphics

This month we've rolled out a classic set of reading posters and social media graphics so you can encourage and uplift your patrons during social-distancing.
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June 16, 2015

Book Review: Escape Reality with Candy and the Creepy Creatures of Abarat

In Clive Barker’s Abarat, readers meet 16-year-old Candy Quackenbush, a small-town girl with an alcoholic father and weak-willed mother. Candy knows there are more interesting places out there and longs for something weird. When Candy meets the John brothers, a creature with 1 body and 8 heads, she brings the […]
August 19, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: THE WINNER’S CURSE

Guest Post by Mia Seventeen-year-old Kestrel lives in an empire where adulthood offers only two choices: get married or join the military. Her father, a general, expects her to choose the latter path, while certain eligible young men hope for the former. Kestrel desires neither. One day while wandering the […]
September 17, 2015

5 Books Better Read Aloud

Guest Post By: Ari Schjelderup Fall and winter are filled with many opportunities to read books in a quiet environment away from distraction. Right? Or is it a time filled with bustling around, getting things done, and going on adventures? Don’t give up on reading a good book! Have you […]
February 17, 2016
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Award Winners for Black History Month

It’s Black History Month, an exciting time to celebrate the achievements, improvements, and innovations that African Americans have made throughout the centuries. One such contribution is literature, of which there is a lush history of vibrant stories, tales of courage and bravery, and knee-slapping humor. With the American Library Association’s […]