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The Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. Please visit the (Theodor Seuss) Geisel Award home page!

February 15, 2019

Your Friendly Neighborhood LibrariansIn this month’s podcast, Erica and Matt discuss In this month’s podcast, Erica and Matt discuss romance, zines and more. Are you a podcast fan? Try our Podcraft Club, held monthly at Cup & Kettle Tea Company this spring.

 
February 11, 2019
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A Discussion on Gerrymandering and Redistricting Reform

February 7, 2019
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Reviewed by Lizzie F. 

Callum Hunt has spent his entire life avoiding magic, but his attempts to flunk the entrance exam for the Magisterium are unsuccessful, and he finds himself an apprentice at the underground magic school where young mages are trained. Despite his initial reluctance, he begins to enjoy learning to use magic, but nothing can prepare him for what he is about to learn about himself and his past.

February 6, 2019
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Celebrate Black History Month by reading young adult books written by contemporary African American YA authors!

January 31, 2019
Friends of the Library

Do you love your Library? There are many ways to show it! Here are just a few...

January 29, 2019

Our February Book on Tap B.Y.O.B (Bring Your Own Book) discussion will cover fictional novels written by African American authors. This suggested list covers a wide selection of new and classic literature, as well as wide selection of genres.

January 28, 2019
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Reviewed by Ginny H. 

Mark has been sick for a long time and after receiving bad news from the doctors, he's had enough. He's angry, scared, and just wants to disappear. So he does.

January 22, 2019
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Reviewed by Ellen A. 

Welcome to 1863 New York City, where dinosaurs roam the streets! Magdalys Roca and her fellow orphan friends are enjoying a field trip in the city when riots break out and a few of their group are kidnapped. It's up to Magdalys and the Dactyl Hill Squad to rescue their missing friends and defeat the evil magistrate, Riker. 

January 17, 2019
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Reviewed by Aubrey D. 

What is wet, white, cold, and soft? Snow of course! For squirrel and his friends snow is a new adventure that they can't wait to experience. Meschenmoser's sketchy illustrations are charming and his characters are endearing, a great book for sharing one on one!

Find it in the Children's Picture Book Collection!

January 8, 2019

Your Friendly Neighborhood LibrariansIn this month’s podcast, Erica and Matt discuss their 2019 resolutions and what Library tools they can use to achieve them. They also review their favorite books, podcasts, and more. Are you a podcast fan? Try our Podcraft Club, held monthly at Cup & Kettle Tea Company this spring.

 
January 2, 2019

For International Creativity Month, check out one of these stories and get inspired!If you’re looking for some inspiration, ask a friendly librarian or check out some books in the nonfiction collection.

December 27, 2018
Everyday Reading & Math for Adults

“Reading gives us some place to go when we have to stay where we are” – Mason Cooley.

If you’re feeling stuck where you are, try something new – like Reading and Math for Adults at the Monroe County Public Library. This small group class will help you improve your basic reading, writing, and math skills at your own pace. Reading and Math for Adults can help you:

December 26, 2018