Fugitive Telemetry by Martha Wells

“[…] And the humans on the station wouldn’t have to think about what I was, a construct made of cloned human tissue, augments, anxiety, depression, and unfocused rage, a killing machine for whichever humans rented me, until I made a …


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LitWorks Teen Book Fest

March 05, 2022

LitWorks, our annual teen book fest in cooperation with Ridgewood High School is back for 2022!

This March, meet and make connections with some of your favorite (or soon to be favorite) authors.

Free for teens | …


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Criterion Collection: 45 Years

Each week we’re recommending a movie from the film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with …


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A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham

It’s been 20 years since Chloe Davis’ dad was arrested for the murder of a series of teenage girls and she’s still struggling to recover from the events of her childhood. After all this time, she’s finally met a man …


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Barely Functioning Adult by Meichi Ng

In her graphic novel Barely Functioning Adult, Meichi Ng addresses that particular period of adulthood where a person flails frantically through post-collegiate life.

Ng’s lumpy blue avatar struggles to use her degree, combat imposter syndrome, make friends in a …


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An Evening with Author Jasmine Guillory

Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 7:00 PM.

Join us for a lively evening with bestselling author Jasmine Guillory. Dubbed one of romance’s brightest new voices, she’ll discuss her newest novel, While We Were Dating, and the modern rom-com. Author Morgan Rogers (Honey Girl) will join her in conversation.

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Criterion Collection: The 39 Steps

Each week we’re recommending a movie from the film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with …


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Adult Book Discussion: Broken Places

Tuesday, February 08, 2022, 2:00 PM.

This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be Broken Places by Tracy Clark. Former cop Cass Raines has found the world of private investigation a less stressful way to eke out a living in the Windy City. But when she stumbles across the dead body of a respected member of the community, it’s up to her to prove a murderer is on the loose.

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2022 Movie Previews

The last two years have been bad for movie theaters, actually pretty bad all around. But hopefully, in 2022 we’ll be able to get back out to see some movies. The December 9th edition of Total Film magazine features a …


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Code Name Badass by Heather Demetrios

During World War II if you needed to help stop the Germans as they trampled across Vichy France, your go-to person was New Jersey native Virginia Hall.

In spite of the fact that she had a wooden leg, in spite …


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Eisenhower Reading Challenge 2022

Our year-long challenge is here to help you expand your reading horizons. For each month of 2022 we’ve created a reading task to encourage you to try something new. Complete the tasks in order or jump around the calendar. It’s …


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Ya’ll Read? Teen Subscription Box

Answer a couple of questions about your favorite Young Adult reading experiences and, every month, we’ll custom-select a book we’re sure you’ll enjoy. We’ll throw in a few bookish surprises too.

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The Ultimate Art Museum by Ferren Gipson

Exploring art is like being a detective!”

Accumulating “40,000 years of the world’s most amazing art in one dream museum” (book) is a remarkable feat. Creative in its format (as well as in its novice-friendly text), the …


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Yearbook by Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen’s stoner humor isn’t for everyone–especially not for people who dislike profanity. However, you don’t have to love Pineapple Express to appreciate the audiobook of Rogen’s Yearbook.

Comedians reading their funny books is like listening to stand-up without …


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October 2021 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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