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Summer Reading is Almost Over!

  It’s the end of July, which means there are only 15 more days to log your summer reading!  While you’re doing that and picking your next selections, so you can win our great prizes and get entered in our Grand Prize drawings, here’s a fun interactive periodic table that […]

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Map Thieves, Old Maps and More!

Do you like history? So do we.  We found this great free resource, Old Maps Online, and had to share!  “Here be monsters” and some pretty cool stories behind the maps.  If this is up your alley, also check out The Map Thief: the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map […]


Staff Pick of the Week: Enigma by Robert Harris

This week’s staff pick of the week is Enigma by Robert Harris.  A code breaking mystery set in WWII, this book has it all and is a rivetingly good read. “A gripping World War II mystery novel with a cryptographic twist, Enigma‘s hero is Tom Jericho, a brilliant British mathematician working as a member […]


Young Adult August Calendar and Summer Reading Ideas

  The Young Adult August calendar is now available online! Check it out and sign up for some of our great events now, before they fill up.  We have tie die, book bingo, jewelry making and more! Have you met your summer reading goals yet? If not, maybe you should […]


Staff Pick of the Week: The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

  This week’s staff pick of the week is The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen.  A mildly futuristic fantasy that our staff member wasn’t sure they’d like, but they were “ensnared” after the first few pages.  An excellent novel about a strong young woman trying to figure out who she […]