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Seagull goes to YCamp

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What happens when librarians visit summer day camps?   Each week during the summer, the Outdoor Day Camp program sponsored by Shoreline's Dale Turner Family YMCA offers adventures with exciting themes like sports!  pirates!  or wild animals!  Themes are woven into daily activities. Campers have fun hiking, exploring the surrounding park, crafting, swimming...and visiting the little cache of library books spread out for them […]

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Gamer Alert: Read-Alikes For Your Favorite Games

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My favorite video games are like my favorite books - full immersion, unique characters, and LOTS of action. When I beat a game that I was hoping would never end, I look to books to bring me back to captivating worlds like the ones I enjoyed exploring in-game. The books (and movies) below should help […]

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Smaller-Scale Standalone Fantasy Novels

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Fantasy is my thing, but sometimes I just can't handle another multi-book saga-- especially if I have to wait for the rest of the series to be released! The epicness that often comes with reading my genre of choice, both in the length of the series and the sheer scale of it all, can be a bit overwhelming. When I need […]

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Join Readers Worldwide for the Big Library Read!

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There's one week left to join readers all over the world in this summer's Big Library Read!  In case you missed Hope's full rundown of the Big Library Read last week, here's the quick and dirty version: it's a digital book club for public libraries that makes one eBook instantly available to anyone with a […]

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