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We Got Game(s)

The year is 1997. It’s Friday night, you’ve just finished…

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Finally, baseball season has arrived. As a boy growing up…
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A Taste of Russia: Four Movies and a Cookbook (and a Little More)

It seems to me that Russia has always been a “hot topic”…
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Safety & Security at Your Library

I started to write a much more lighthearted blog post, but what’s…

The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.: A Man Beloved Today, Not So Much in His Day

The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. is a figure admired by broad…
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Illustrated: Pretty Books for Grownups

We’ve all heard that we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover.…

Goal Setting for Chaos-Taskers

December 26th—the start of those awkward few days after Christmas…

Happy Birth-Tay! In Honor of Taylor Swift’s Birthday, Let’s Pair Some Books to Her Songs Because…Why Not?

Taylor Alison Swift was born on December 13th, 1989 at 5:17 am…

Whatever “Hyoo-Guh” Make It: Easing into the World of Hygge

As colder days creep in, and snow begins to cover everything…

November is Native American Heritage Month!

At the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, you’ll find book…