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Staff Picks: A Holly Jolly Holiday

Open “Becoming Santa” in catalog Becoming Santa Open “Christmas gifts from the kitchen” in catalog Christmas gifts from the kitchen Open “Christmas's most wanted : the top 10 book of Kris …” in catalog Christmas's most wanted : the top 10 book of Kris … Open “Country living : merry & bright : 125 festive idea…” in catalog Country living : merry & bright : 125 festive idea… Open “The great Christmas cookie swap cookbook : 60 larg…” in catalog The great Christmas cookie swap cookbook : 60 larg… Open “Little Christmas decorations to knit & crochet” in catalog Little Christmas decorations to knit & crochet
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Tasteful Words in The Language of Food

Ketchup seems like the all-American condiment, but it did not originate here, and the first clue is the name because it’s Chinese. Ketchup’s journey goes across oceans and involves multiple foods to become the tomato sauce we know today. Its story…

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Santa tells all

Santa guest blogs on what he’s reading this holiday season.

HUSH Podcast

HUSH Library Podcast #67 – Best Books of 2014

Stephanie, Megan and Kelli join hosts Thad and Lissa to talk about the 2014 Goodreads Choice Awards and share their own favorite reads from 2014.

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Book Beats: a mix tape book review

It’s time for another mix tape!  This mix tape is for the book Landline by Rainbow Rowell.  Keeping with the theme of a mix tap, you only make a mix tape for a book you love.   Side A Airplane – Local Natives Everybody Hurts – REM Be OK – Ingrid Michaelson Why Does My […]


Cowards and Heroes in The Prince of Fools

Jalen may be a prince, but he is also a cheat, a coward, and a womanizer who is often trying to escape an angry father or brother. Despite Jal’s desire to continue his life of leisure, stories of a dead army in the north threaten…

Classics Made Modern eBook Literature Discusion Group

Circle the Globe with Classics Made Modern

Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne is a classic travelogue adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. Discuss online, or at Classics Made Modern on January 12, 2015 at 1:30 pm.


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