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The Classics

By: Emily Richardson, Youth Programming Associate Introducing your children to the classics can be difficult; they’re old, boring, have stilted language, etc. What if there were books that made reading about classics fun, even for the littlest readers? Board BabyLit: This

Posted in Where The Child Things Are: GEPL Youth

Middle School Reviews – Pick and Roll

What’s your name?: Jordan What school do you attend?: Hadley Jr. High What grade are you in school?: 6th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: Pick and Roll Did you like it?: It is

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Middle School Reviews – Pie

What’s your name?: Emily What school do you attend?: Hadley Jr. High What grade are you in school?: 6th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: Pie Did you like it?: Yes! I love this book

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Middle School Reviews – The City of Ember

What’s your name?: Samantha What school do you attend?: Glen Crest What grade are you in school?: 6th Grade What are you reviewing?: A Book. What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: The City of Ember Did you like it?: I love

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Middle School Reviews – The Maze Runner

What’s your name?: Alex Orozco What school do you attend?: Hadley Jr. High What grade are you in school?: 6th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: The Maze Runner Did you like it?: I really

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Summer Reads for Summer Reading

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian Last week we talked about all the reasons our summer reading program is awesome. Now let’s talk about all the reasons reading in the summer is awesome! Summer in general, and on vacation in

Posted in The Teen Scene: GEPL High School

Because Cats

By: Renee Grassi, Youth Department Director “There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” – Albert Schweitzer I happily embrace the cat-loving librarian stereotype. If I happen to see a cat book on display

Posted in Where The Child Things Are: GEPL Youth

Glen Crest Middle School Battle of the Books Winners!

By: Christina Keasler, Middle School Librarian This spring, GEPL and Glen Crest Middle School joined forces to offer Glen Crest students a challenge. We provided a list of books, and faced them against each other in a battle… of the

Posted in The Middle: GEPL Middle School

Middle School Reviews – Tangerine

What’s your name?: Anna What school do you attend?: Hadley What grade are you in school?: 6th What are you reviewing?: A book. What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: Tangerine Did you like it?: I loved this book. In this book, a boy

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Summer Reading

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian First things first, the school year is over, finals are over, and congratulations to you all! And with the end of the school year comes the start of summer reading! Yeah, I know.  Most

Posted in The Teen Scene: GEPL High School