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Sep
22

Booklovers Episode 10: Season of the Witch

To celebrate the changing of the seasons from summer into Pumpkin Spice Everything, Meghann and I talk books about witches. The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong. After fifteen-year-old Chloe starts seeing ghosts and is sent to Lyle House, a mysterious group home for mentally disturbed teenagers, she soon discovers that neither Lyle House nor its inhabitants […]

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Sep
15

Booklovers Episode 9: Recently Enjoyed Books

Enjoy the banter as Andrea and Laura discuss books that they’ve recently read and enjoyed. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month so make sure you have a library card! Sign up online for an eCard. Our Suggestions The Chalk Artist by Allegra Goodman. Collin James is young, creative, and unhappy. A college dropout, he waits […]

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Sep
07

Booklovers Episode 8: Fairytales Retold

When you say “fairy tale,” most of us think of the Brothers Grimm or even Charles Perrault. They captured stories that had long oral traditions reaching back hundreds, even thousands of years. Recent research has scientists believing those traditions might stretch all the way back to the Bronze Age! Read more about the research. During […]

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Aug
21

Adult Audiobooks for Young Adults

School is back in session and you’re looking for a book not on your assigned reading list, the library has you covered with a selection of adult audiobooks for young adults! Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson A story that depicts August and her three friends as the come of age in Brooklyn in the 1960s […]

By Andrea | Audio . books
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Aug
15

7 Fabulous Ways to Repurpose an Old Book

¬†You’re a total booklover. You read books. Buy books. Check out books from the library. Do you have piles of old books stashed in the attic, garage or basement? The ones without covers. The ones that got dropped in a puddle or the bathtub. As a booklover, you hate to throw out a book but […]

By Laura | books
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Aug
10

Booklovers Podcast Episode 5: Romance

  August is Read a Romance Month so that’s what we’re talking about during this episode. Enjoy a steamy historical, zany supernatural or contemporary hijinx. Don’t miss an episode. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS Please rate, review and share our podcast! Download the Libby app and get instant access to thousands […]

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Aug
03

Booklovers Podcast Episode 4: Game of Thrones Readalikes

This week, we’re talking about books to read if you’re a Game of Thrones fan. Enjoy epic fantasy novels full of intrigue? Read one of these titles! Download the Libby app and get instant access to thousands of eBook and downloadable audiobooks. Want more book suggestions? Try NowWhat, our personalized service. Don’t miss an episode! […]

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Jun
30

Bible Story Retellings on Audiobook

Familiar Bible stories explore themes and characters through talented narrators in audiobooks and digital downloads available at the library from Overdrive, Hoopla and RBdigital. The Handmaid and the Carpenter by Elizabeth Berg is a new rendition of the Christmas story in which a young couple, Mary and Joseph, who are planning to be married, only […]

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