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16th Annual Poetry Winners

We’re happy to announce the winners of our 16th annual poetry contest. We received more than 75 entries this year, and the competition was fierce; especially within the teen category. All of our local public middle and high schools, as well as many local private schools were represented. Seven judges, including several staff members, read […]

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Doctor Who DIY

The much beloved British television series Doctor Who has been with us for 50 years. Debuting in 1963, this science fiction show about a time traveling alien ran for 26 seasons before ending in 1989. Reborn in 2005, the series is as popular as ever. The eighth season of the new series begins this fall, […]

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2014 Teen Choice Award Winners

50 teens in grades 7-12 participated in our annual Teen Choice Award voting this spring. The votes have been counted, and your voices have been heard. In addition to creating fun “best of” lists, these results are actually very helpful when it comes to deciding what DVDs, CDs and games to order for our collection. […]

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Celebrate National Poetry Month

April showers bring May flowers…and also meter, verse and rhyme. Inaugurated in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, National Poetry Month is held each April. The mission of this 30-day campaign is to promote poetry as a living art form, as well as remember our poetic heritage. Much of our oldest surviving literature — […]

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The Walking Dead: Page to Screen

As season four of The Walking Dead creeps towards its close, let’s take a moment to ponder: why do more than 19 million people watch a show about zombies each week? Why do you have to go back to 2008 to find a show that could beat The Walking Dead in the ratings? Compared to […]

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15 Favorite Winter Reading Books

Ever wonder what books Library staff and patrons are reading and loving? Check out a few of the many books that garnered 5-Star reviews during our Winter Reading Club, which just ended. More than 120 teen and adult participants read and reviewed a total of 627 books including fantasy, horror, realistic fiction, non-fiction, memoirs, essays, […]

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