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Let's Get Moving

January 30, 2023

Looking for some engaging picture books that inspire movement? Turn storytime into an opportunity to explore all the different ways we can move our bodies! Inspire a dance party, stretch it out, or just lean into the playfulness of it all with the...

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Novels in Verse: Storytelling via Poetry

Novels in Verse: Storytelling via Poetry

January 16, 2023

 Growing in popularity the past decade, novels in verse are exactly what they sound like: a story told via poetry. They tend to be story-driven like a typical novel, but their poetic language and structure make them extra special to read. Read on ...

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Books to Pore Over

Books to Pore Over

November 29, 2022

Looking for a book with lots of details? Or interesting facts scattered throughout? These books will have you poring over every page. They are great to read cover to cover or a little at a time or you can just find your favorite parts. You could r...

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Non Fiction Books about City Life

Non Fiction Books about City Life

November 2, 2022

A collection of non-fiction books about city life

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Investigate a Mystery Book

Investigate a Mystery Book

September 1, 2022

There’s nothing quite like putting the pieces of the puzzle in a mystery together; following along as our ametur sleuth or experienced kid-detective unfolds the story. The clues start to build up, and it becomes up to us, the reader, to put the ca...

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Wordless Picture Books

Wordless Picture Books

August 30, 2022

When we think of reading, we might focus on the idea of storytelling through the use of words. However, wordless picture books grant readers the opportunity to create their own stories! Incorporating wordless picture books into reading routines ca...

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Afrofuturism in Middle Grade Fiction

Afrofuturism in Middle Grade Fiction

July 21, 2022

Afrofuturism is the imagining of a world where the African diaspora has shaped its future, blending technology with cultural roots, such as Wakanda from Marvel’s Black Panther. Middle-Grade fiction has seen an uptick in excellent Afrofuturism book...

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Fun Activities for When You’re Bored

Fun Activities for When You’re Bored

July 1, 2022

Do you ever get bored? Do you ever struggle to find something fun to do? When you’re short on ideas or just looking for new adventures, the library has a plethora of books that will help get you out of a slump and back to having fun.

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LGBTQ+ YA Books: Reading With Pride

LGBTQ+ YA Books: Reading With Pride

May 2, 2022

 

The world is a place of diversity, and that deserves to be shown with pride! Whether you identify as LGBTQ+ or are an ally, consider checking out one of these books that celebrate our uniqueness and showcase members of the LGBTQ+ community!

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Short Stories You Won’t Want to Put Down

Short Stories You Won’t Want to Put Down

March 21, 2022

Many books we read are one story, following the same characters throughout. In a book full of short stories there may be different stories written by the same author or a collection of short stories written by different authors. It’s a great way t...

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