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Endangered Species Day

Mark your calendars for May 19 – Endangered Species Day. Since 2006, the third Friday in May has been a day to reflect on animal and plant species that are becoming extinct at an alarming rate. The International Union for … Continue reading

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Loving fiction to the soles of my feet

If you spend a lot of time in the fiction stacks, you may have noticed shoes and feet gracing the covers of many adult novels and teen novels. This certainly isn’t a new trend, but it does seem more prevalent … Continue reading

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Are you prepared?

ARE YOU PREPARED? OK, we all know about the necessity of being prepared.  We heard, saw, and felt the devastation of  Katrina in 2005, and thought that we should make a plan. The recent earthquakes in Haiti , Chile and … Continue reading

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The Blurb King

A couple of summers ago, I checked out the novel Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn, seduced by the cover and a glowing endorsement from Stephen King. “To say this is a terrific debut novel is really too mild. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

One of the most attention-getting displays we have ever done at the Central library was an exhibit of things we’ve found in library books. You’d see even the most harried or preoccupied patrons stop to peer into the Plexiglas case … Continue reading

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