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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 […]

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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
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 […]

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Oct
13

Booklovers Podcast: Horror

This episode, Meghann and I discuss scary books of all sorts – one for kids, classics by Stephen King, a thriller. And one with man-eating hippos. Seriously. Hippos. With teeth. What’s your favorite horror book or author? Tell us in the comments below. Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill your Bones by Alvin Schwartz. […]

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Sep
29

Booklovers Podcast: Short Story Contest Episode

This week’s episode is a special one! I talk with Ashley and Sam, staff members who are also two of the judges for our upcoming Short Story Contest. They’re discussing books about writing. Get inspired and submit a story! Our Short Story Contest begins October 8 and runs through November 30. Contest rules and submission […]

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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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