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D.I.Y. Holiday? The Time to Start is…NOW!

Yes, yes, it’s two weeks before Thanksgiving, and for many of us it’s too early to think of the holidays. But for those who are among the ranks of making gifts for loved ones, the time to start is…NOW!  Check … Continue reading

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Gift Books for Kids (Nonfiction is your friend!)

~posted by Selby G. If you are reading this post to get ideas about what book to gift a child for the holidays you are probably envisioning a fiction book. Maybe a classic like Treasure Island or an award winner … Continue reading

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Gift Giving Ideas

This is the time of the year when many people give gifts. Some people are easy to buy for and others are more challenging. We have both types on our lists! For inspiration, we took a look at books on … Continue reading

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Last Minute Gift Ideas: Best Musicals

Need help finding a last-minute gift for Broadway-loving friends? Here are a few suggestions of recent original cast recordings that should brighten their holidays! Three of these shows were nominated for the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical and the … Continue reading

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Books for Giving: Board Books for Children

One of the best gifts you can give to a child is a lifelong love of reading, and it is never too early to start. Plant a reading seed and watch it grow! Here are some fun suggestions for the … Continue reading

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Books for Giving: Nonfiction for Children

Here are a few of our children’s librarians’ choices for great nonfiction books for children: Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteauby Jennifer Berne This dreamy picture book biography tells the story of the young French boy who fell in love … Continue reading

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Books for Giving: Children’s Picture Books

Books are the gift that adults most often remember from their childhood (“I am looking for a book I read when I was little. I think that the cover was blue and there was something about a pig… or maybe … Continue reading

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