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In the Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 In his new book, received in the library, entitled,   Waking from the Dream: The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr. (2014), David L.

Letting go, for awhile

I’m not really a believer in New Year’s resolutions—well, not anymore; too many failed dreams, hopes, and goals. This year I have decided to try one more time

What would you do?

The Returned

What would you do if your loved ones came back from the dead?

A “novel” way to choose a book

Have you ever been accused of having a fear of commitment? Are you feeling the temptation to spill the beans or suffering from hay fever? Read a book!

We Are Makers

You may have heard some buzz around town about the library’s proposed development of a Makerspace, so I would like to take a moment to tell you a little more about it.

"Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead" by Sheryl Sandberg

“It’s a jungle gym, not a ladder.” While there is only one way to get to the top of a ladder, there are many ways to get to the top of a jungle gym. According to author Sheryl Sandberg, CEO at Facebook, and a former VP at Google, the jungle gym model benefits everyone, but especially women who might be starting careers, switching careers, getting blocked by external barriers, or reentering the workforce after taking time off.

New Author Favorites

Golden Boy

Getting a work of fiction published is a difficult task; maybe even more difficult is finding readers for it.

Another pair of eyes

We, as Reference Librarians, have often been called “magic” because we’ve found an item that the patron has been unable to locate. This very situation happened to me today.

What can your library do for you?

Some people claim to have no use for their public library, while others use it multiple times per week. The public library has become so much more than a repository for books, and it’s sometimes hard to get the word out about all of the wonderful things you can do with your library card!

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