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get ready for holiday baking

Ready, Set, BAKE!

It's getting colder and Thanksgiving is this week. For many of us that means it's baking season! We have many cookbooks but here are a few that focus on baking to inspire some sweet and savory treats! 

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Thor: READ-narok

Have you seen Marvel's latest movie, Thor: Ragnarok? Or are you generally enthused about Norse mythology? Either way, we've got you covered with some great graphic novels as well as other stories inspired by Norse mythology. Read as many as you can while you're still here on Earth--who knows...

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New horror fiction for Halloween

Halloween - and really all of October - is of course the best time to get enjoy all things spooky! Take a look at some of the newest releases in horror fiction for teens and adults. There's sure to be something that will set your spine tingling. Click on the titles to see our catalog's holdings...

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Books for Readers Who Ain't Afraid of No Ghosts

Books for Readers Who Ain't Afraid of No Ghosts

Our Teen Ghost Hunt Lock-In on October 27th is full with a waiting list, but it's not hard to scare up some books to read! We have plenty of ghostly...

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Teens' Top Ten

Earlier this year we posted the finalists for YALSA's Teens' Top Ten and now the ten have been decided! Select teen book groups across the country nominate their favorite titles and then teens at large are invited to vote for their favorites.

These ten titles have been voted the favorite...

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Caring for Aging Parents

Caring for Aging Parents

The title of Roz Chast's National Book Award finalist memoir, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant, sums up a lot of people's feelings on the topics--it can be uncomfortable to discuss with your loved ones. However, these are important conversations to have.  ...

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Indigenous People's Day

Indigenous People's Day

This year, Indigenous People's Day is observed on October 9, 2017. This is a day, first observed in 1992, to celebrate Native Americans and their history and culture. In that spirit, here are some great books for all ages by indigenous authors and artists. Thanks to...

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15th-October 15th. This month is a time for Americans to particularly celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain,...

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Batman Day (Harley Quinn Day)

Books for Batman Day...or Harley Quinn Day

September 23rd is Batman Day...except this year Harley Quinn is taking it over. 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of Harley Quinn's first appearance. Whether you prefer reading about the...

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Bisexual Awareness Week

Books for Bisexual Awareness Week

This year GLAAD and BiNet's celebration of Bisexual Awareness Week (#BiWeek) is September 17-24. This week aims "to accelerate acceptance of the bi+ (pansexual, fluid, no label, queer, etc.) community. #BiWeek draws attention to the...

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