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GEPL Teens: Sequels

By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian Sequels often get a lot of grief, especially when they fail to live up to the expectations we’ve formed since the first book (or movie, or whatever.) Look at how fans reacted to the final

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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Technology & Teenagers Take 4

By: Roy M., Teen Blogger A big debate that people are having today is whether or not technology is a good or bad thing for teens to have. Attachment to smartphones can be a good and bad thing. Some good

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GEPL Teens: What I Just Read – Under a Painted Sky

By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian Everyone has certain genres or stories they tend to gravitate towards or away from. It’s natural! But once again, I’ve been reminded how important it is to not let those tendencies get in the way

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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Technology & Teenagers Take 3

By: Sabrina A., Teen Blogger You are standing in line at a coffee shop and the person in front of you is using their smart phone. At school, iPads are being used for textbooks and homework. Technology makes most people’s

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GEPL Teens: The Watchful Protectors

By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian As I’m sure you all remember (and some of you are probably getting sick of hearing,) we’re doing some fun stuff for summer reading this year.  Between tug-of-war with the fire department tonight, great gift

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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Technology & Teenagers Take 2

By: Alison O., Teen Blogger The ongoing debate regarding society’s attachment to smartphones questions whether the heavy reliance on these devices is good or bad. I think that our attachment to our smartphones is bad because of the things that

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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Technology & Teenagers

By: Ashley M., Teen Blogger Many adults say that teens are way too involved with their phones. Rather than socializing the old fashion way, you know – talking to each other in person, instead they are staring at a screen

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GEPL Teens: Week of Goofy Outfits

By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian If you’ve seen me at the library this week, you may have noticed some strange sartorial choices going on.  That’s because you guys have once again hit a tier of your reading goals (you average

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GEPL Teens: Teens Review – Rebel Belle

By: Sara A., Teen Blogger They say never judge a book by its cover, but looking at Rebel Belle’s, I couldn’t help but be intrigued. Automatically, it was piled on to the stack of books building up in my arm.

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GEPL Teens: What I Just Read – Shadowshaper

By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian Once again, I took advantage of my #LibrarianPerks and snagged a chance to read a pre-publication version of a book I was really looking forward to. This book will be out next Tuesday, June 30,

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