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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27 is known as International Holocaust Remembrance Day which commemorates the lives of 6 million Jews and 11 million others lost to genocide by the Nazi regime during World War II. You can learn more about the Holocaust by visiting the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s website. Click on the images below to request […]

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Zoom Doodle with Cara Bean

February 17 at 3:00pm This playful workshop invites participants to draw and sketch in an open and relaxed environment. We begin with a few simple sketching games meant to inspire our imagination. As the session progresses, we generate interesting characters and settings. We then explore how words and pictures can come together to build a […]

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YALSA’S Best Fiction for Young Adults

YALSA (the Young Adult Library Services Administration) recently released their 2021 list of the best fiction for young adults. Pictured below are the top 10. To see the complete list, visit here. Click on the image to request a copy!

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Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

Concrete Rose is New York Times Best-selling author, Angie Thomas’s third book. A prequel to The Hate U Give, Concrete Rose tells the story of Maverick Carter (father of Starr) as a teenager in the ’90s. At 17 years old, Mav is in a gang (his father was the leader before being sent to jail) […]

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YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens

YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Administration) recently released their 2021 list of Great Graphic Novels for Teens. Pictured below are the Top 10. To view the entire list, please visit here. Click on the image to request a copy!

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The Mandalorian Reading List

Season 2 of The Mandalorian may have just ended, but I’m already missing it! Check out some of these titles below to help fill that baby Yoda sized hole in your life! This is the way.

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Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares

Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Cohn and Levithan is perfect for anyone wanting to read a quick (and adorable) Christmas book this season! Lily decides to leave a red notebook nestled between her favorite books at famed NYC Bookstore, The Strand. In the notebook are a series of a clues and dares for […]

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Holiday Reads

Looking for a holiday read? Check out these Christmas and Hanukkah books! Christmas stories Christmas and Hanukkah

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Winter Reading Challenge

Read your way through the winter by participating in our Winter Reading Challenge on Beanstack! Complete reading challenges and activities to earn points. Earn 50 points and be entered to win a prize bag featuring a $25 Amazon gift card and other goodies! The challenge will run from 12/21 to 2/28, but you can pre-register […]