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OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- May is National Mental Health Month and according to the professionals of the 55th Medical Group people can ensure good mental health by reducing stress. Stress can be reduced by getting enough sleep, eating right, exercising and eliminating destructive habits. U.S. Air Force Graphic by Jeff W. Gates

13 Mental Health Resources to Bookmark Now

As a Teen Services librarian and avid television viewer, it’s been impossible to ignore the buzz about and criticism of the recent Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. If you are a teen (or parent of a teen), you may be over-saturated, too. Maybe you’ve read the book it’s based on by Jay Asher, watched the series, heard about […]

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Now Hiring: Teen Summer Interns

When school’s out for you, the library is a very active place! That’s why we’re hiring two teen interns for for the summer. We are looking for students currently in grade 11 or 12 who love the library, love working with younger kids and teens, have excellent communication skills, and can roll with the crazy-busy […]

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Halloween Movie Favorites: The Babadook

The Babadook — a brilliant low-budget psychological horror that centers around a sinister storybook — just might be the spookiest movie to watch if, like me, you spend your days literally surrounded by books. Made for $2.5 million by Australian actor and director Jennifer Kent, The Babadook was a labor of love. The idea stemmed from an earlier project […]

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Register and Vote: It’s Not Too Late…

There’s still time to register to vote in the upcoming election on November 8! Grace Period Registration and Voting opened on October 12, and extends until November 7, the day before the election. Visit the Cook County Clerk website for a list of locations where you can still register and vote, all in one visit. […]

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