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All About Periods
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This list has book titles for all ages that provide information about menstruation.

Mixed Ages
July 25, 2023
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Check out these new arrivals in the Nonprofit Central print collection! Nonprofit Central offers information on management, governance, and resource management for free to the nonprofit community. For research assistance, contact the NPC Librarian by email or call (812) 355-7515. 

July 21, 2023
YA Contemporary
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Stories on this list cover current events, struggles, joys, and lived experiences in many forms. These books often grapple with the themes of identity, belonging, friendship, and courage in the face of modern challenges. Check out these stories if you are looking for a window into a different experience or a mirror to reflect your own. 

July 12, 2023
Adult Basic Literacy
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This collection of resources is designed to support adult learners in improving basic literacy skills. Each book is selected to enhance vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and critical thinking. 

Adult Education
June 25, 2023
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Discover how nature recovers from disaster, along with efforts driven by passionate people to save the planet they love.

Nature and the Environment
June 22, 2023
Lost in Fairyland
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Are you in the mood to travel to a different world instead of the beach this summer? Me too. If you aren't ready to dance in a mushroom ring under a full moon or following a strange winged creature into the forest, give one of these books a try! 

Recommended Fiction
June 21, 2023
LGBTQIA+ Graphic Novels & Manga
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Celebrate Pride with this list of fiction and nonfiction LGBTQIA+ graphic novels and manga!

Even More Staff Picks
May 11, 2023
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The Well Said series is designed to improve the pronunciation and communication skills of beginner to advanced students from all language backgrounds. It offers a clear course plan covering the essential areas of pronunciation, including stress, rhythm, and intonation–features that research shows help students the most. Additionally, there are over 50 pages of activities that focus on consonant and vowel sounds.

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May 10, 2023
2023 Be More Awards Recognize Library Volunteers Ann Bunger and Sylvia McNair. Photos of the two women are shown in circles on an orange background.

We are so fortunate to have volunteers who contribute their time, talent, and energy to the Library! Today, we celebrate two volunteers who go above and beyond—Ann Bunger and Sylvia McNair, 2023 recipients of the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network Be More Awards! 

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April 27, 2023
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
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Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by reading books from AAPI authors or about AAPI experiences! Check out more information about AAPI Heritage Month.

Even More Staff Picks
April 19, 2023
Black and white scan of an illustration of an open book with stars, a butterfly, balloons, and a rainbow. Illustrated text reads "Discover a great book at the MCPL!" by Amy Heeter, Binford 5th

After rediscovering pieces of writing from her daughter, Ariel, during her time as a student at University Elementary School in Bloomington, Amanda Ray shipped a box of various childhood gems—including an award winning piece that had been published locally in the The Herald-Times in 1995—all the way to Ariel’s new home in Maryland.

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March 22, 2023
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Need a rainy day read? Try one from this list of books featuring "rain" and "weather" in the titles!

Even More Staff Picks
March 20, 2023
YA Arab American Heritage Month
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Celebrate Arab American Heritage Month by reading young adult books written by contemporary Arab American YA authors!

Special Topics and Award Books
March 8, 2023
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Want to escape your world with the help of a little magic? We have several Magical Realism fiction titles that will help you do just that!

February 22, 2023
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Why are there so many books on running a business? The sea of opportunity and obstacles are constantly moving, and so should you. Check out these titles to help you with your next big business idea.

Topical Guides
January 31, 2023