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Fun Fiction for the Fashionable Reader

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I recently became a regular customer of a local secondhand clothing store to which I was introduced by a friend. There's just something so satisfying about scouring the racks of a quirky shop to find new treasures and unique vintage items. For fans of secondhand clothes shopping, there's also a great deal of enjoyment to […]

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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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American Gods on Your Teevee

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There's a lot of good TV coming out this year and one of the shows I'm really enjoying is American Gods, a joyfully Technicolor adaptation of Neil Gaiman's gloriously weird bestselling novel of the same name. The plot centers on Shadow Moon, a recently widowed ex-con whose world has turned upside down, and the mysterious […]

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