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“Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom” by Louis Sachar

The kids of Wayside School — a school 30 floors high with one classroom on each floor — must prepare for the Ultimate Test as a literal cloud of doom settles overhead. Anyone who fails the test will be sent all the way back to kindergarten. The dark cloud of doom makes the wacky students […]

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“The Electric State” by Simon Stålenhag

Part art book, part novella, “The Electric State” by Simon Stålenhag is a fascinating and bleak look into a bizarre alternate history 90s America. Physically larger than a typical hardcover book, most pages within are dominated by wide scenic vistas of a state in decline, beset by a slow moving catastrophe only mentioned in passing by the […]


1st Floor Restroom Construction

Big news! Starting Monday April 2nd our 1st floor restrooms are being entirely redone! They will be closed to the public for the duration of construction, approximately 2 1/2 months. The 2nd floor restrooms in the auditorium foyer will be the main public restrooms. They are elevator accessible. Please be patient with extra noise, dust, […]

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“Where the Mountain Meets the Moon” by Grace Lin

Young Minli lives with her parents nestled in a village at the base of Fruitless Mountain. Everyday her father tells her wonderous tales, and her mother sighs about how little rice is left. One day, a talkative goldfish sets Minli on an amazing journey to meet the Old Man of the Moon and change her […]