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10 to Try Check-in: June

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Happy Audiobook Month! Since we're celebrating audiobooks all month, seems appropriate to finish the Listen to an Audiobook category for 10 to Try in June. I picked Caleb's Crossing for a couple of reasons. First, I love historical fiction on audio, especially historical fiction that's written, as Caleb's Crossing is, in a style that matches the setting - in this case, […]

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Getting Started with Stop Motion Animation

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Anyone can make movies! You don't need a big budget, professional cameras, or even actors. With stop motion animation, you can create any length movie from a few seconds to a full length film. All you need is a camera, editing software, props, and your imagination. Library Classes At the library you can attend a […]

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10 to Try Mystery Challenge: Since 1942

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When you find a body under your floor that's been dead for decades, you've got the makings of a cold case mystery. But when it's told in chapters that alternate between the past and the present, there is nothing cold about it. Published since 1942 is a 10 to Try category that invites you to explore the […]

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Teen Summer Reading: iPads, Tacos, and Basketball!

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What do iPads, tacos and basketball have to do with KCLS Teen Summer Reading? These are some of the prizes you can win this year if you participate in our teen summer reading! Teen Summer Reading is open to teens in grades 6-12 and runs from June 1 through August 31. How do you win […]

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Humans of Libraryland: Astro-tastic Jackie

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Welcome to the next edition of Humans of Libraryland, where we explore the lives and personalities of the people who work at *your* public library. Is cardigan wearing really a thing? How many cats do we have, collectively speaking? And what's the name of that one book-- with the blue cover? This week we're chatting […]

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