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Earth Month Reads for Children

April is Earth Month! Check out these books to learn more about the Earth and how to protect it. Board Books Rocks (2020) by Emmy KastnerWhat Do You See? : A Lift-the-Flap Book About Endangered Animals (2009) by Stephen Krensky ; illustrated ...

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Good Books to Good Movies (and Television)

Many movie and television adaptions of books are sub-par, but there are some wonderful exceptions. Kristine, one of our Adult Services Reference Librarians, has put together a list of good movies and television shows inspired by good books. To Kill a ...

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LGBTQ+ Romances

1. Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall Luc O’Donnell is the son of aging rock stars, when his employers at the charity he works for raise concern about his appearance in the tabloids, Luc asks his friends to help him find a ...

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My Top Five Horror Novels

…that weren't written by Stephen King. A few months ago I posted my top ten Stephen King novels, many of them falling into the horror genre. This month I'll take a moment to list my five favorite horror novels written ...

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African American History Month for Teens

Do you want to read some exciting books for teens that are written and feature African Americans? The selection below has something for everyone, including nonfiction, historical fiction, graphic novels and contemporary fiction. Bibliography

Girl Power!

March is National Women's History Month! Celebrate with your little one by checking out some of these reads about powerful and inspiring women. Board Books Dream Big, Little One (2018) by Vashti Harrison ; Find at DKPLThink Big, Little One (2019) ...

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Children’s Books to Celebrate Black History Month

To help you celebrate Black History Month, we have several bibliographies listing great children's books that you can find at the library. The downloadable versions of the bibliographies below have clickable links to make it easy for you to reserve copies ...

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Who Let the Dogs Out?

Attention all dog lovers! Our reference librarian Teresa has created a list of some great fiction and non-fiction works featuring humans' best friend. It wasn't "ruff" to put this together. We hope reading these books is a howling good time! 1. ...

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Five Books from 2020 to Read in 2021

Were you overwhelmed by all the books that came out in 2020? If you're wondering which books to carry over to your 2021 reading list, we have some suggestions for you! 1. Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam - If ...

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