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July 1, 2020

Library Guide for Reopening

You may encounter challenges when trying to plan your reopening, but this is a time where you can grow and expand into possibilities you didn’t think were possible.
June 10, 2020
LGBTQ+ Books for Your Library

Best LGBTQ+ Books to Have in Your Library

We've gathered a list of the best 2019 LGBTQ+ books to have in your library to round out your collection with a fuller spectrum of diverse books. Check it out!
June 6, 2020

Summer Reading List: Racism and Racial Inequality

To help those who would like to educate themselves more on the topic of racism and inequality, we’ve gathered a variety of nonfiction, fiction, and children’s novels to help break down the topic.
May 4, 2020

Promoting Digital Literacy During Distance Learning

Even kids of the digital age have gaps in their digital literacy. Learn how librarians and educators can help them get informed and stay safe during distance learning
April 29, 2020

Summer Adventure Reading Posters

Summer adventure reading posters are ready! We hope that this month's poster can help inspire your students to read and learn at home.
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December 8, 2016

Book Review: The Brothers Lionheart

  10-year-old Karl Lion (called Rusky) spends most of his days on a sofa-bed. When he finds out he doesn’t have long to live, his only comfort is in the tales told to him by his beloved older brother, Jonathan (called Lionheart for his bravery). The tales are of Nangiyala, […]
May 16, 2017

4 Books for All Ages to Read This Memorial Day

If you have lived in the United States long enough, then you probably know at least one or two people who have served in the U.S. military. Each year on Memorial Day we commemorate the selfless sacrifices made by these brave men and women who fight for the freedoms we […]
June 22, 2017

4 Patriotic Books for the 4th of July

Summer has officially begun and soon we will be celebrating the birth of our nation. July 4th marks the 241st anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The event officially separated the original 13 colonies from the British crown and pushed the American Revolutionary War into full swing. […]
July 14, 2017
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4 Boredom-Beating Summer Reads

The sun rises early but sets late, temperatures are hitting triple digits, and there are ice cream & shaved iced stands on every street corner. Yes, summertime is in full swing but with it comes the two most dreaded words every child utters while they are not in school…. I’m […]