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LATEST NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY

A Playful Destination

By Jennifer Bergen, Children’s Services Manager

The new layout of the Children’s Room has provided opportunity for more interactive features to engage children while they are at the library looking for books, learning about somet…

Take a Moment: Enjoy a Poem

by John Pecoraro, Assistant Director

When was the last time you read a poem, and why? If it was in grade school, and you had to memorize it and recite it to the class, you’re not alone. I think many of us of a certain age considered po…

Spring (Cleaning) is in the Air

by Alphild Dick, Adult Services Librarian

I’ll admit it. I may not be the most…tidy…person in the world. While I strive to keep my home clean and in good repair, sometimes I feel like my belongings have a secret plot to take ov…

A Fable for Our Times: The Buried Giant

by Marcia Allen,  Collection Development

I just finished reading Kazuo Ishiguro’s new novel, The Buried Giant, and I was stunned by the superb quality of the writing and the subtle levels of meaning within the story. I am sure that I…

Nonfiction for Young Readers

By Amber Keck, Children’s Librarian

When you think about your reading life as a child, do you remember going through phases?  Maybe you couldn’t get enough of the Berenstain Bears as a preschooler?  Maybe there was a time when Nanc…

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Open to 7th-12th grade students who are interested in making the library a more teen-friendly place. Share your input on teen programs and collections and have fun at the same time! To get on the roster, simply attend a meeting.