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Amelia Bloomer Book List

Amelia Bloomer Project Book List

March is Women's History Month! What better time to check out a book from the Amelia Bloomer Project's list of recommended feminist literature for children from ages 0-18? Below are this year's top 10 list....

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Captain Marvel

Higher, Further, Faster

Carol Danvers, better known as Captain Marvel, is making her big screen debut in a new film starring Brie Larson. Here are some great books to check out if you're ready to go higher, further, faster!

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Black History Month Books for Children

This last series of Black History Month posts highlights books for children, including picture books and middle grade titles. Take a look at our earlier lists for teens and ...

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You can now check out our board games!

That's right! Our collection of board games is now available to check out! In recent years, board gaming or "tabletop gaming" has been having somewhat of a renaissance. While classics like...

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Tracing Love & Marriage in Your Family Tree

Marriage Records for Genealogy

The February 14th meeting of the Discover Your Past Genealogy Club focused on researching marriages.  What follows is an excerpt from the talk.  
For genealogists, marriage records are often the most important building blocks...

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Black History Month Books for Teens

Last week we highlighted some adult books about Black History Month and by Black authors. This week, we're focusing on Teen titles. Like the adult list, this features both fiction and nonfiction with most titles released this year....

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Black History Month Titles for Adults

February is Black History Month so we're celebrating and commemorating with a series of lists highlighting titles about Black history and the African American experience for children, teens, and adults. This first...

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ALA Youth Media Awards

2019 ALA Youth Media Awards

The American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners of the Youth Media Awards for best literature and media for young readers. Click here to learn more about the different awards and to see a full...

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And the award for Best Picture goes to...

2019 Best Picture Nominees

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 2019 Oscar nominees! If you missed seeing some of these Best Picture nominees in the theater, now's your chance to put a hold on a DVD copy from the library! (Note: not all have been released on DVD yet, but you can still place a...

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Remembering Mary Oliver

Remembering Mary Oliver's Wild & Precious Life

Beloved and critically acclaimed American poet Mary Oliver died of lymphoma on January 17, 2019. Her works, such as "Wild Geese" and "The Summer Day," are known for their accessible language and their celebration of the natural world. In...

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