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Waking the Spirit by Andrew Schulman

Waking the Spirit is a very educational and uplifting look at music therapy from a world class musician who, not only plays for a critical care unit at a hospital, but was also saved by music himself. 837 more words

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A Tale for the Time Being

Even though it’s been almost two years since I first read A Tale for the Time Being, and yet it still regularly washes up on the shores of my consciousness.  330 more words

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Guest Post: Epic by Conor Kostick — The Help Desk

Check out this review of Epic by Conor Kostick by one of O’Fallon’s own librarians on her book blog.  It is a young adult fantasy in the vein of… 66 more words

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Library Director 101 - Thoughts #1

Yesterday, I spent a few hours trying to get my office organized… my previous director had been in the position for 37 years let me repeat that – 37 years!   287 more words


Genrefication Reactions and FAQs

We are almost one week into our newly organized library. Each class has been coming for a library orientation. In the past, I’ve done a high-tech orientation with QR codes and videos, but this year, we went low-tech with a picture scavenger hunt of the library signs and sections in order to give students a chance to explore their new library and its organization by genre. 1,212 more words


Guest Post: The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar — A Bookish Type

Check out this great review of The Bookman from A Bookish Type Blog!

Lavie Tidhar’s The Bookman introduces us to a bold alternate world flavored by Western literature.

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Celebrating National Parks

100 years ago (August 25, 1916), the National Park Service was established.  We have some stories to share with you to celebrate!

Ms. Kathy:

We got our first… 578 more words