After Hours Teen Time: Jumanji

Friday, February 10th, 5:00 – 8:00 PM.

Hang out in the library after everyone else has gone home. Eat pizza, make animal magnets with artist Jessica Van Swol and watch the movie Jumanji. When two kids find and play …


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A Wrinkle in Time

Meg Murry’s family is the talk of the town. Her father has been missing for years, off on some kind of mysterious, scientific mission for the government. Her mother is so beautiful and smart everyone thinks she’s wasting her life …


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The 2016 Game Awards

Every year since 1929, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes excellence in cinematic achievement as assessed by the Academy’s voting membership. We call it the Oscars, or the Academy Awards.

Every year sing 2014, The Game Awards


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Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies

Aspen Quick can take from you and you’ll never know. Had to much to drink? Take someone’ sobriety. Want the girl? Touch her and take the memory of her boyfriend.

The Quick family uses this special talent to keep the


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Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

When world-renowned soprano Roxanne Cross travels to South America or a private performance, she finds herself held hostage along with an assortment of international dignitaries because there is no common language, the hostages and the kidnappers find complicated ways in


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Serendipity’s Footsteps

It’s all about the shoes.

Dalya is a shoemaker’s daughter living in Berlin in the 1930s. Dayla is also Jewish. She’s finally received permission to design her own shoes, a pair of pink heels with silken ribbons decorated with embroidered


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Best Albums of the Year

I don’t have a whole lot of time to read music reviews so when NPR starts to put out their “best of” lists at the end of every year I usually just put them all on hold through the library. …


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Halloween Reads

Here are some spooky reads to get you in the Halloween spirit.

 

The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty William Peter Blatty’s thrilling masterwork of faith and demonic possession. Raw and profane, shocking and blood-chilling, it remains a modern parable …


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Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Agnieszka lives in the valley outside the Blighted Woods. The evil of The Woods is held at bay by the wizard known as Dragon. Every ten years, dragon selects a young woman to serve him. Agnieszka has always expected Kasia,


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The Prom Goer’s Interstellar Excursion

Senior year isn’t going the way Bennett had hoped.

He didn’t get into Princeton, his only college choice, and now he’s dateless for prom. All he can do is stay in his room and write songs about his life-long rush


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We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

When Candace Sinclair was fifteen, something terrible happened, giving her a head injury that causes excruciating headaches. But Candace doesn’t remember what that thing was.

Now at age  seventeen, she’s back on the island where her family lives every summer.


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Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Taking place in a futuristic Beijing, sixteen-year-old cyborg Cinder supports her lazy step-family by working as a mechanic at the town marketplace. Cinder finds herself in unusual circumstances when the prince of New Beijing comes to her market stand, desperately


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Evil Librarian by Michelle Knudsen

Cyn thinks that, even though he’s cute, there’s something seriously creepy about Mr. Gabriel, the new school librarian. And, to make matters worse, her best friend Annie is falling in love with him. But when Cyn finds Mr. Gabriel in


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What If?

Is there enough energy to move the entire current human population off-planet?

What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe is an insightful and intelligent book that takes the question “What if?” to an …


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Dorothy Must Die

I didn’t know what was Good or Wicked anymore. All I knew was what was right.

Dorothy Must Die is a dark fantasy written by Danielle Paige, derived from the classic story, The Wizard of Oz, by …


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Watch Dogs

In Watch Dogs, you play Aiden Pearce, an anarchist hacktivist who fights criminals, the government, and corporations, primarily using his smart phone.

Ubisoft lets you customize your gameplay – you have missions and there are mini-games but you can


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