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“Music People”

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian A couple weeks ago, the band Green Day released their first new music in about four years, the single “Bang Bang,” along with information about a new album that will be released in October. I

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National Peach Month

By: Deanna Siegel, Youth Programming Associate Hello Everyone! Do you have a favorite fruit? I am sure most of us do. I love peaches! In fact, August is National Peach Month, meaning you can celebrate peaches all month long. Did

Posted in Where The Child Things Are: GEPL Youth

The Feared Back-to-School Week

By: Ally K., Teen Blogger Back to school week. The week that every teen dreads and every parent diligently waits for. As a teen I can tell you that back to school week is not something that I am particularly

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Middle School Reviews: Mario Kart 8

What’s your name?: Matthew  What school do you attend?: Wheaton Christian What grade are you in school?: 7th grade What are you reviewing?: A video game What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: Mario Kart 8 Did you like it?: I like this

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Middle School Reviews: The Neptune Project

What’s your name?: Amal What school do you attend?: Hadley Jr. High What grade are you in school?: 7th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: The Neptune Project Did you like it?: I liked the

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Middle School Reviews: The Mysterious Benedict Society

What’s your name?: Skylar  What school do you attend?: Hadley What grade are you in school?: 6th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: The Mysterious Benedict Society  Did you like it?: I liked the Mysterious

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New Schools and Next Steps

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian As August draws to a close, it’s back-to-school for everyone (ugh.) While many of you are returning to the same high school you were in last year, for many of you, this month heralds a

Posted in The Teen Scene: GEPL High School

Olympics

By: Katy Almendinger, Early Literacy Librarian There’s something amazing about the Olympics. Every four years athletes from around the world gather to compete as the rest of the world watches. The 2016 Summer Olympics are in Rio. It’s the first

Posted in Where The Child Things Are: GEPL Youth

TV vs. Movies (Take Three)

By: Ashley H., Teen Blogger I love storytelling. I love the concept of creating characters that are relatable to an audience and plots that keep everyone on their toes. As time and people change, the presentation of these stories evolve.

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What I Just Read – A Torch Against the Night

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian Usually when I talk about books I’ve read on this blog, I stick with the first book in the series, or a whole-series review. But I’ve been fortunate enough to get an advanced reader copy

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