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September 30, 2020

10 Spooky Books We Recommend for Halloween

Something we all share at Alexandria is a love for books and reading, which means there’s no shortage of recommendations around here. Since Halloween is just around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of fun and eerie books with options for all ages.
September 29, 2020

October Posters

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.
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.
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December 8, 2016

Book Review: The Brothers Lionheart

  10-year-old Karl Lion (called Rusky) spends most of his days on a sofa-bed. When he finds out he doesn’t have long to live, his only comfort is in the tales told to him by his beloved older brother, Jonathan (called Lionheart for his bravery). The tales are of Nangiyala, […]
May 16, 2017

4 Books for All Ages to Read This Memorial Day

If you have lived in the United States long enough, then you probably know at least one or two people who have served in the U.S. military. Each year on Memorial Day we commemorate the selfless sacrifices made by these brave men and women who fight for the freedoms we […]
June 22, 2017

4 Patriotic Books for the 4th of July

Summer has officially begun and soon we will be celebrating the birth of our nation. July 4th marks the 241st anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The event officially separated the original 13 colonies from the British crown and pushed the American Revolutionary War into full swing. […]
July 14, 2017
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4 Boredom-Beating Summer Reads

The sun rises early but sets late, temperatures are hitting triple digits, and there are ice cream & shaved iced stands on every street corner. Yes, summertime is in full swing but with it comes the two most dreaded words every child utters while they are not in school…. I’m […]