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Celebrating National Library Week

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Libraries are transformational spaces that our communities depend on for the tools and resources needed to improve lives, regardless of income or circumstances. Libraries are not simply a place to be… they are a place to do. The week of April 9-15 marks the 59th year of National Library Week, a time to celebrate the […]

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Craft-spiration for All!

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Recently there has been a large movement in bringing back the art of crafting. From DIY home projects to old fashioned hobbies like knitting, the world of craft has grown in popularity in recent years inspiring new websites, television shows, and events. Websites like Pinterest and Etsy are solely devoted to helping people sell art, […]

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Humanos de Bibiotecolandia: El hombre a cargo

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¡Bienvenidos de nuevo, “Bibiotecolanderos”! ¿Están listos para adentrarse en la aventura de una vida más de nuestro personal de la biblioteca? ¿Quieren saber cuál son sus pensamientos secretos? ¿Recibir algunas sugerencias de libros? Esta semana tenemos la suerte de pasar un poco de tiempo con un bibliotecario asombroso y abogado de la comunidad latina que […]

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Crafts for Cat Lovers

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A year or two ago I decided to make a gift for my cats. I'm aware that cats don't understand the concept of getting presents, but that's never stopped me from showering my kitties with affection in the form of new toys and snacks. For this particular gift, though, I wanted to make something myself. […]

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No One Can Ruin Your Beloved Story (Really)

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I know it feels like that; when someone with an axe to grind decides to, well, take an axe, to something you loved about a book or a movie in their new production. Writer Jagi Lamplighter explains why so many introverted, book-loving girls feel utterly betrayed by Disney Corp's decision to make Belle an inventor, because, according to […]

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