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Nov
20

Make awesome gifts with these 7 affordable diy projects

Holidays mean gifts! Over the years, the  presents that have meant the most to me have been handmade. Give the loved ones on your list awesome gifts from the heart. No matter what your skill level or interest, you can create meaningful gifts.   The books listed below cover a range of interests from baking […]

By Laura | books . DIY
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Nov
17

Booklovers Podcast: Holiday Reading

Welcome to another episode of the Booklovers Podcast. Join us as Andrea, Amy and I talk about holiday books. Along with some shout outs to old favorites, we cover a variety of holiday books from essays to picture books. What’s your favorite holiday book? Holiday Books   Holidays on Ice. This is a collection of […]

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Nov
10

Booklovers Podcast: 9 Delicious Reads

Listen in as Mary and Andrea join me to talk about some tasty reads this episode. We prove that books are delicious as we cover fiction and nonfiction treats. Mysteries, memoirs and cupcakes – we discuss it all. If you’d like to use one of the library’s meeting rooms, check out the guidelines. Our Picks […]

By Laura | books
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Nov
03

Booklovers Podcast: It Happened in the Library

Welcome to the Booklovers Podcast. Andrea and I are joined by Sam this episode. We’re talking about books about libraries. So dive in with us! The Camel Bookmobile by Masha Hamilton. Fiona Sweeney wants to do something that matters, and she chooses to make her mark in the arid bush of northeastern Kenya. By helping […]

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Oct
31

Write your Family History

Writing your family’s history seems like a daunting task. Do you mention Great Uncle Edgar’s stint in jail? What about the diary kept by Grandma Lucinda, where she goes into graphic detail about plucking chickens and skinning rabbits? How do you distinguish between the four Elizabeth’s and five John’s in different generations without overwhelming the […]

By staffwriter | Genealogy
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Oct
23

Level Up with These Books for Gamers

There is nothing quite like mastering a level on your favorite video game. Usually the thrill of winning is something that takes weeks of playing and planning, but these books will give you that same sense of video game triumph in half the time. Check out these five books for gamers. 1.) Ready Player One […]

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Oct
20

Booklovers Podcast: Stranger Things Readalikes

This episode, we discuss readalikes for the television series Stranger Things. Stranger Things has a bit of a horror-mystery feel with lots of 1980s nostalgia thrown into the mix. A group of kids tries to figure out what happened to their friend who’s gone missing under very mysterious circumstances. Andrea, Mary and I share our […]

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Oct
17

6 Crock Pot Cookbooks to Make Autumn Easy and Yummy

Autumn is the season of changing leaves, pumpkin spice, scarves and crock pots. The sun sets sooner and the evenings are cooler. So I’m ready to cook heartier foods like soups, stews, and chilis. I love the ease and convenience of using a crock pot. I toss the ingredients in it before I leave in […]

By Laura | books
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