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Halloween reads

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Halloween is one of my favorite holidays! Who doesn’t love costumes, candy, and spooky stories? Staying up late to read a scary book is the best way to get into the Halloween spirit. Our staff librarians have put together a few lists packed with chilling tales to get you spooked on October 31st. Halloween Reads… Read more »

Say “Yes” to Yes Please

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“Before we begin, I want to let you know that I’m broadcasting from my own personal audio booth that I built at the base of Mount Rushmore 15 years ago. And I built it before I had even written one word and here I am now, reading my book to you. What a country.” –… Read more »

Big Library Read: Chat with Andrea Portes

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On Monday, I had the opportunity to speak with our Big Library Read author, Andrea Portes. We chatted about Anatomy of a Misfit, where her motivation comes from, her writing habits and much more. She also shared her favorite memories about her libraries growing up and offered advice to aspiring writers. We started with a… Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

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I’m sitting here at my desk, and the Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 Nook® is dropped into my lap. I cast my mind back to recent history and remember that Barnes & Noble left the tablet game, looking to find another way to have Nook tablets distributed. Enter Samsung, and the new Galaxy Nook. To break… Read more »

Library readers’ top 10 favorite book series

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Last month we asked readers to take a quick, one question survey. All they needed to do was pick all of their favorite series from a list we provided (or write any in that they did not see on said list). Thousands of votes later, we’re excited to present to you the top 10 favorite… Read more »