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June 21, 2022

Protected: POSTERS: Surprise, Surprise! When it Comes to Reading, Is Scarier Better?

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June 1, 2022

Plan Ahead for Next Year: 10 Read Alouds That Will Keep Your Most Reluctant Readers Reading

May 5, 2022

How to Know You’re Ready for the Best Library Program: GoAlexandria!

When you find yourself wanting quicker ways to work and share library materials, Alexandria provides it. Here's a quick look at 12 things to celebrate about GoAlexandria Library.
April 1, 2022

7 Great Reasons to Love Alexandria’s Slideshows

Save time, streamline efficiencies, and help reading soar districtwide! What better way to showcase new books than with a quick, 5-words of code and post?
March 11, 2022

Banned Books Wanted Posters

Due to popular demand, we made some more “Wanted” posters to showcase books that have been challenged or banned. Download and print these posters for your library and help us fight for our right to read!
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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 […]
August 10, 2016

Last-Minute Summer Non-Fiction

School is almost back in session! Did you finish your summer reading lists? If you’re anything like us at Alexandria, you’ve got stacks on stacks of books to finish by the beginning of the school year, end of the calendar year, whatever it may be. Not to throw a curveball […]
April 7, 2017

Pick-a-Poet Fortune Teller

It's National Poetry and you can find out which poet your patrons are most like by making this Pick-A-Poet fortune teller.