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Cream of the Crop

I was excited to receive a LINK from my friend Lyndajo to an article that lists The Best Library In Every State. When I read that the designation in Idaho is the… 208 more words


The Homeless in our Libraries

How does your library react when a homeless person walks in? Public libraries are meant to be open and accessible to all members of the community. 389 more words

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September Staff Picks

Each month we feature a series of books chosen by our fabulous staff. Once a week our literary mavens will be featured on our social media channels. 389 more words

Educational Success

Banned Books Week celebrates freedom to read

By Samantha Bartholomew

Did you know that more than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982?

From Sept. 24 to Sept. 30, Banned Books Week was celebrated across the nation to raise awareness about, as well as celebrate, the freedom and right to read. 291 more words


Banned Books Week 2017 Roundup

September 24 – 30 is Banned Books Week, a time when librarians, educators, authors, publishers, and book lovers everywhere celebrate the right to and joy of reading freely. 302 more words

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Disaster Relief for Libraries

In light of recent hurricanes (Harvey, Irma, and Maria) and the earthquake in Mexico, I’ve been wondering about the community libraries in the affected areas. 115 more words


Book Review: Scary Stories

For this Throwback Thursday I recommend the Scary Stories (series) by Alvin Schwartz.

Tapped from the oral traditions of American folklore, these ghost stories and tales of weird happenings, witches, and graveyards have startling, funny, or surprising endings. 85 more words