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Finished Books: Delicious Foods

So, you might have to bear with me for awhile as I find my voice when reviewing books.  I want my reviews to be helpful for other librarians when providing suggestions to their patrons.   691 more words

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Moomins!

To all of you who are acquainted with some of the world’s most delightful creatures, the Moomins, I ask that you bear with me as I gush about them. 318 more words

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Urban Fiction for Teens Bookmark

Urban fiction flies off the shelf at our main branch library. It’s been so popular that we carved out a separate collection for it in our adult fiction stacks. 39 more words

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Tropery!

So one job-related thing that dovetails with the book project is a Book Discovery* project on Themes & Tropes.

*that’s my new department! It puts all the content-related stuff (cataloging, recommendations, newsletters, etc.) in one super-department. 1,622 more words

Prepare to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan 16, 2017

If you are unfamiliar with or hope to teach young people about Dr. King’s values and his leadership in the non-violent struggle for equal rights, I have put together just a few of the many resources we have for that purpose. 788 more words

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Want to know more about Hamilton?

Are you taking your kids to see the Hamilton exhibit?  The blog for The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) had a great list of suggestions of kids’ and young adult books to help encourage a love of history (and musical theater): 43 more words

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