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  • Kosher? Vegan? Gluten Free?

    Winter means colder weather, holiday parties and spending more time inside. So here are some great books to inspire your time in the (warm and cozy) kitchen!

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    Vote for Your Favorite Chapter Book of 2014...

    Vote for Your Favorite Chapter Book of 2014…

    And you could win a copy of the official Newbery winner! Since the Newbery Medal selection committee doesn’t make their nominations public (they’re very secretive), we came up with our own list.  Check them out and read them yourself, then visit the Central Library Youth Services desk to fill out a voting slip – or cast your vote here, in […]

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    Holiday Gadgets Got You Tied Up In Knots?

    Holiday Gadgets Got You Tied Up In Knots?

      We Can Help! Book a 30-minute one-one-one tech tutoring appointment, and get yourself  untangled.    Register for the next available appointment.      

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    Vote for Your Favorite Picture Book of 2014...

    Vote for Your Favorite Picture Book of 2014…

    And you could win a copy of the official Caldecott winner! Since the Caldecott Committee doesn’t make their nominations public (they’re very hush-hush), we came up with our own list. Visit the Central Library Youth Services desk to read our nominations, then fill out a voting slip – or cast your vote here, in the comments. We think these books […]

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    9 New Gift Chapter Books for Kids

    9 New Gift Chapter Books for Kids

    Looking for a great gift? We know how hard it can be to make a good choice, especially when you don’t know the recipients very well – or know them really well. So this year we’ve made our gift-book suggestions more specific!   For the mad scientist middle schooler with a quirky sense of humor… […]

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    10 New Gift Books for Babies, Preschoolers

    10 New Gift Books for Babies, Preschoolers

    Looking for a great gift book? We know how hard it can be to make a good choice, especially when you don’t know a family very well – or know them really well. So this year we’ve made our gift-book suggestions more specific!   For the new baby with the foodie parents… We’re Going to […]

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    10 New Gift Books for Teens

    10 New Gift Books for Teens

    Looking for a great gift to give to a teen? We understand how hard it can be to make a good choice: maybe you don’t know the recipient that well – or maybe you know her too well. So this year we’ve made our gift-book lists a bit more specific!   For your very clever […]