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Sunday, January 22, 2017
As we countdown to the start of our Winter Reading Challenge on February 1, we wanted to share a few titles that will keep you warm and cozy through the season. From snuggling up with a bed full of dogs to warming the hearts of others with poetry, this list is sure to keep you toasty as you share...
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
BCLS is helping kids fight the wintertime blues with our Winter Reading Challenge! Open to children ages 11 and under, the Winter Reading Challenge kicks off February 1 and runs all month long. Simply pick up a paper game board at any BCLS branch, or play online using Beanstack, to complete 28...
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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Hollywood is borrowing plenty of plots from the page this year. From tales of real life, like the dysfunctional nomadic memoir The Glass Castle, to stories of truly epic fantasy, like The Gunslinger, there’s something for everyone. Here are some highlights from the list of Books to Movies,...
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Friday, January 13, 2017
Civil rights leader, theologian, pastor, writer – Martin Luther King Jr. was all these and more. His assassination in 1968 cut short a truly remarkable life of achievement and commitment to social change and justice. The holiday that honors him, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is the only federal...
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Thursday, January 12, 2017
Lois Lowry received the Margaret A. Edwards award recognizing a "significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature" for her 1993 title The Giver. Many of us may remember The Giver from a school assignment, or perhaps the movie version that came out a few years ago and featured a Taylor...
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Monday, January 9, 2017
Some would argue that stress is the number one health concern of the 21st century. Linked to larger complications, like heart problems and dementia, it's important that we all find the time to de-stress and take a breath. "We need to breathe to live, but most of us do it wrong, and that contributes...
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
We enjoyed having one of Santa's scout elves in the library this December! Check out this list of Page the Elf's favorite things throughout the library, then explore more on Facebook and Instagram!       Page showed up on December 1 and immediately signed up for a library card. If you're a...
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Thursday, December 22, 2016
It’s that time of year! Time to reflect on how we spent the last 365 days. Did you accomplish all your goals? Did you follow all the resolutions you set back in January? Did you read a lot of books? Here at the library, we read a lot of books in our spare time, but on top of that, we read a lot...
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Friday, December 16, 2016
“And to all this she must yet add something more substantial, in the improvement of her mind by extensive reading.” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction set among the landed gentry have gained her a place as one of the most widely...
Thursday, December 15, 2016
The holiday season is upon us and if you're worried about not having enough gifts, we've put together some simple suggestions for the book-lover in your life. Homemade gifts are the best and these projects are simple, easy ways to show friends and family that you're thinking about them without...

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