Gratitude Bullet Journaling

Saturday, January 02, 1:00 PM.

In this online class we'll go over the basics of setting up a bullet journal, then move on to sample spreads including various examples of gratitude journaling. Journals will be available via curbside pickup or delivery for registered participants.

Register now and then join us on Zoom.

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Post NaNoWriMo

We’re just out of November which is National Novel Writing Month, an annual initiative encouraging budding authors to buckle down and work out a first of a novel in just 30 days. If you participated in NaNoWriMo now’s the time …


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The Silence by Susan Allott

It’s 1990 London and Isla Green is being called home to Australia. Her father is under suspicion in the disappearance thirty years earlier of their next door neighbor.

It’s 1960s and police officer Joe Mallory has a job he truly …


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Writing in the Margins: Winter 2020/2021

We are in the midst of an experience that is so shockingly unique that it seems impossible to put into perspective. Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, we have been figuring out how to live in what seems like a new …


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December 2020 LibraryReads List

Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite books. Whichever books get the most nominations go onto the monthly list. Place holds now to get these sure-to-be popular books as soon as possible after they're released ...


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A Conversation with Author Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Friday, January 29, 6:00 PM.

Jarrett J. Krosoczka is the New York Times-bestselling author/illustrator behind more than forty books for young readers, including his wildly popular Lunch Lady graphic novels. Most recently, he has found new acclaim with his graphic memoir Hey, Kiddo, about growing up in a family grappling with addiction and finding the art that helps you survive.
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LiWorks Teen Book Fest: Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Friday, January 29, 1:45 PM.

Meet Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of Hey, Kiddo, a graphic memoir of his father's disappearance, his mother's addiction, his life with his grandparents and how art saved his life. Hey, Kiddo is a powerful book that also happens to be a National Book Award Finalist, the 2019 Harvey Awards Book of the Year, and one of Chicago Public Library's Best Books of 2018.

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Hoopla Bonus Borrow: The Sea Before Us

Hoopla Bonus Borrows are back for November! Throughout the month, over 1,000 audiobooks, ebooks, comics, movies and TV series are available at Hoopla without using any of your monthly Hoopla borrows. Check back every day in November for recommendations from …


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For Fans of Hillbilly Elegy

Based on the best selling memoir by J.D. Vance, Hillbilly Elegy started streaming on Netflix this week to both acclaim and criticism. In the movie, an urgent phone call pulls a Yale Law student back to his Ohio hometown, where …


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Virtual Cooking with Chef Michael Niksic: Polish Side Dishes

This episode will be available Saturday, December 26th at 12:00 PM.

From Vegetarian Chili to French Chocolate Ice Cream, Chef Michael R. Niksic, The Food Mercenary, offers the know-how you need to impress your family and friends with a delicious meal. Join us every Saturday at noon for a new installment of Chef Niksic's fun and informative series of video cooking lessons.

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Hoopla Bonus Borrow: Boy

Hoopla Bonus Borrows are back for November! Throughout the month, over 1,000 audiobooks, ebooks, comics, movies and TV series are available at Hoopla without using any of your monthly Hoopla borrows. Check back every day in November for recommendations from …


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Hoopla Bonus Borrow: Locke & Key

Hoopla Bonus Borrows are back for November! Throughout the month, over 1,000 audiobooks, ebooks, comics, movies and TV series are available at Hoopla without using any of your monthly Hoopla borrows. Check back every day in November for recommendations from …


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