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Midas - English Golden Retriever associated with Therapy Dogs International

BOW WOW – READ TO US NOW!

Maggie and Midas will be at the library this fall waiting for kids to read to them. These loveable Golden Retrievers are certified reading therapy dogs.  You can sign up to read to them as part of our Mutt Club – Doggone Readers.  After four Doggone Reader visits, you will choose a free book to […]

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Battle of the Books Buzz Has Begun

Fifth graders, have you heard buzz about the Battle of the Books? It’s our reading competition where teams of 3, 4, or 5 fifth graders study a list of librarian-selected books, come up with crazy costumes and team names,  and answer questions about the books in a quiz-show-style tournament. Intrigued? You’ll find out more in […]

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The Kids Will Be Fine by Daisy Waugh

New August Nonfiction

The Kids Will Be Fine: Guilt-Free Motherhood for Thoroughly Modern Women By Daisy Waugh Summary:  A bracing, hilarious manifesto for motherhood as it ought to be: spontaneous, loving, and just a little bit selfish. Pre-chewing toddler food. Flash cards for two-year-olds. Endless hours of school gatherings to sit through in smiling silence. How did motherhood–which […]

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One Hundred Names by Cecelia Ahern

New August Fiction

One Hundred Names By Cecelia Ahern Summary:  Scandal has derailed Journalist Kitty Logan’s career, a setback that is soon compounded by an even more devastating loss. Constance, the woman who taught Kitty everything she knew, is dying. At her mentor’s bedside, Kitty asks her, “What is the one story you always wanted to write?” The […]

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Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind by Biz Stone

New July Nonfiction

Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind By Biz Stone Summary:  Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, discusses the power of creativity and how to harness it, through stories from his remarkable life and career. From GQ ‘s “Nerd of the Year” to one of Time ‘s most influential people in […]

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Jupiter War by Neal Asher

New July Fiction

Jupiter War  –  The Owner, Book 3 By Neal Asher Summary:  War threatens to destroy Earth’s last hope in the final installment of the Owner trilogy! Alan Saul is now part human and part machine. He craves the stars, yet his human side still controls him; he can’t leave his to sister die. He must […]

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New Life, No Instructions by Gail Caldwell

New June Nonfiction

New Life, No Instructions: A Memoir By Gail Caldwell Summary:  Pulitizer Prize winner Gail Caldwell pens a memoir on how seemingly faint winds can blow us wildly off course; on how spending time with a beloved animal can benefit our basic humanity; and on what it means to overcome, at middle age, a multitude of […]

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Elementary: All-New Tales of the Elemental Masters

New June Fiction

Elementary: All-New Tales of the Elemental Masters Edited by Mercedes Lackey Summary:  A second anthology of new stories set in the universe of Lackey’s Elemental Masters alternate-reality Edwardian London features magically gifted individuals whose stories are loosely based on classic fairy tales and includes contributions by leading genre authors. Contents:  Fire-Water / Samuel Conway — […]

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The Confidence Code by Katty Kay & Claire Shipman

New May Nonfiction

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know By Katty Kay and Claire Shipman Summary:  Working women today are better educated and more well qualified than ever before. Yet men still predominate in the corporate world. In The Confidence Code, Claire Shipman and Katty Kay argue that the key […]

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The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

New May Fiction

The Goblin Emperor By Katherine Addison Summary:  The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived his entire life in exile, distant from the Imperial Court and the deadly intrigue that suffuses it. But when his father and three sons in line for the throne are killed in an ‘accident,’ he has no choice but […]

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