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Staff Picks: Thanks for the Memories: Memoirs

Open “Girls of tender age : a memoir” in catalog Girls of tender age : a memoir Open “The glass castle : a memoir” in catalog The glass castle : a memoir Open “The Liars' Club : a memoir” in catalog The Liars' Club : a memoir Open “The life and times of the thunderbolt kid : a memo…” in catalog The life and times of the thunderbolt kid : a memo… Open “Little heathens : hard times and high spirits on a…” in catalog Little heathens : hard times and high spirits on a… Open “The prize winner of Defiance, Ohio : how my mother…” in catalog The prize winner of Defiance, Ohio : how my mother…
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LEGO, Ancient Languages, & Taekwon-do: Nonfiction Right Here

Are you an adult? Are you a fan? A fan of, you know, anything that would warrant the explanation of “adult” before it? Perhaps you are  an adult fan of playdough, or of Sesame Street. Generally this suggests that this activity is something that should have been given up before one becomes adult. Jonathan Bender […]

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Meet 30 Novelists, Right Here

Get your fiction fix at our library Dec 6, from 1-5 pm, when over 60 authors from the region will pack our library auditorium. Meet more than 30 authors of novels and short stories!

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A hockey star’s life and tragic death

Opponents feared and fans cheered The Boogeyman, but fighting would be his downfall.


Occupied New York in The Scent of Death

It is the Revolutionary War and the British occupy New York City. Packed not only with loyalist who have fled other parts of the country and prisoners of war, the city seethes with the danger and fear from threats of war and espionage.

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Cookbook Review: The Kitchn Cookbook

Earlier this month I had at least 5 brand new cookbooks arrive within a few days and I intended to try at least one recipe from each throughout one or two weeks. Instead, I ended up cooking from only one over a two week period. I have been following The Kitchn, a website dedicated to recipes, […]


Book Beats: a mix tape book review

A book synopsis in songs: the mix tape review of He + She by Michelle Warren.


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