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May 02

Book Notes 5/1/2023

Posted to Book Notes on May 2, 2023 at 10:00 AM by Genesis Gaule

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Kids of all ages come join us Monday, May 8 @ 5:30pm and help us build and epic fort for Fort Night! We'll have sheets, clips, cardboard and other things to build with. Bring your flashlight and read a book inside when you're done.

8 Rules of Love by Jay Shetty

How to find it, keep it, and let it go // Instead of presenting love as an ethereal concept or a collection of clichés, Jay Shetty lays out specific, actionable steps to help you develop the skills to practice and nurture love better than ever before.

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Victory City by Salman Rushdie

In the wake of an insignificant battle between two long-forgotten kingdoms in fourteenth-century southern India, a nine-year-old girl has a divine encounter that will change the course of history.


Shielded by Joanna Schwartz

How the police became untouchable // Schwartz exposes the myriad ways in which our legal system protects police at all costs, with analysis about subjects ranging from qualified immunity to no-knock warrants. He paints a compelling picture of the human cost of our failing criminal justice system, and reveals what tragically familiar calls for "justice" truly entail.

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Silver in the Bone by Alexandra Bracken

Ten years later after her foster father disappeared, Tasmin Lark is spurred on by rumors that said he had a powerful ring from Arthurian legend that may be able to free her brother from his curse. Together with her rival Emrys, the two delve into a search that will uncover a deadly secret.

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Apr 17

Book Notes 4/17/2023

Posted to Book Notes on April 17, 2023 at 10:02 AM by Genesis Gaule

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Drop off your stuffed animal Friday, April 21 before 5 pm for our Stuffed Animal Sleepover! Have them spend the night at the library; then pick them up on Saturday morning to see what mischief they got into overnight! 

Unraveling by Peggy Orenstein

What I Learned About Life While Shearing Sheep, Dyeing Wool, and Making the World's Ugliest Sweater // In this lively, funny memoir, Peggy Orenstein sets out to make a sweater from scratch--shearing, spinning, dyeing wool--and in the process discovers how we find our deepest selves through craft. Orenstein spins a yarn that will appeal to everyone.


Daughters of the New Year by E.M. Tran

Moving backwards in time, E. M. Tran takes us into the high school classrooms of New Orleans, to Saigon beauty pageants, to twentieth century rubber plantations, traversing a century as the Trung sisters are both estranged and united by the ghosts of their tumultuous history.

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Outsmart Your Brain by Daniel T. Willingham

Why Learning is Hard and How You Can Make It Easy // This book is grounded in scientific findings but devoted to practical advice which make a difference to student test scores and grades. Giving readers peek under the hood at their own brains will help them understand which learning strategies work and why.


The Terraformers by Annalee Newitz

This book will take readers on a journey spanning thousands of years and exploring the triumphs, strife, and hope that find us wherever we make our home.

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Apr 03

Book Notes 11/14/2022

Posted to Book Notes on April 3, 2023 at 10:32 AM by Robyn Benda

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Come join us Thursday, November 17 @ 5:30 pm for the Anime Club!  All ages are welcome to join us as we enjoy the genre of animeMore information...

How Do We Know Ourselves? by David G. Myers

Curiosities and Marvels of the Human Mind // A delightful tour of the wonders of our humanity from David G. Myers, the award-winning professor and author of psychology's bestselling textbook.


Reconnecting after Isolation by Susan J. Noonan

Coping with Anxiety, Depression, Grief, PTSD, and More // An accessible, concise, and comprehensive guide to understanding and dealing with the impact and consequences of social isolation.

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Seen and Unseen by Elizabeth Partridge & Lauren Tamaki

What Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams's Photographs Reveal About the Japanese American Incarceration // This nonfiction picture book for middle grade readers examines the Japanese-American incarceration-and the complexity of documenting it-through the work of these three photographers.

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Create Your Dream Home on a Budget by Daniel & Noell Jett

Practical Advice, Inspiration, and Projects // Seasoned home-renovation experts and TikTok stars Daniel and Noell Jett (@JettSetFarmhouse) know a thing or two about building gorgeous homes with cost-effective tips and tricks. You'll learn how to add functionality, beauty, and charm to each room of your home--including ideas for outdoor spaces--whether you're renovating or building from the ground up!

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