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The Rain in Portugal, by Billy Collins

Do words such as iambic pentameter, metrical foot, or sestina trigger high-school anxiety followed by a self-defense fueled urge to flee?

Do you groan and do your eyes automatically glaze over at the mere mention names such as Keats, Donne or Chaucer? 1,161 more words

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March Madness Global Book Talk Challenge (Final)

Many votes have been cast in our global book talk challenge and we are down to our final 2 students.  Will it be Evin?  Will it be Adaline? 74 more words

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Let's Plan a Kitschy Kraft Klatch Weekend!

Discover the many ways you can benefit from the Rolling Meadows Library collection with our Let’s Plan a Weekend displays at the Welcome Desk!

We are having small, themed raffles in conjunction with these displays that patrons can enter to win!   141 more words


The Animators by Kayla Rae Whitaker

The New Title Tuesday selection, The Animators by Kayla Rae Whitaker, comes highly recommended so I felt compelled to check it out – and I’m glad I picked up this tale of friendship and art. 748 more words

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Finished Books: Ginny Moon

Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig

  • Published: 2017
  • Pages: 362 (e-ARC)

Link to Goodreads summary

Ginny Moon is an unconventional main character, to say the least.  She is a girl with autism who has recently been adopted into her Forever Home, but she cannot stop trying to get back to her Baby Doll to make sure she is okay.   197 more words

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Block That Bully!

On Wednesday, March 29th, our Teen department will be hosting Internet safety experts from the University of Chicago for an event that will give both teens and parents the tools to keep teenagers safe online. 27 more words


March Madness Global Book Talk Challenge (Round 2)

The past week has been so much fun watching the votes roll in for round 1 of our global book talk challenge. The results have been very close all along the way. 113 more words

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