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Has the Internet Become America’s Favorite Storytelling Medium?

By: Sean Ma., Teen Blogger As the age of computers has come to dominate how people interact with others, it has become apparent that the Internet has become more influential than more traditional forms of storytelling in American culture, such

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What I Just Read – Labyrinth Lost

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian It’s not every day you find a book you devour most of in a day and have a chance to meet the author. Having done both, I think it’s safe to say I’m a little

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Speak Your Mind, But Keep It Civil

By: Amy Waters, School Liaison There was an election this week. If you’ve listened to radio or TV, or if you have spent any time on social media, you know that people are stressed out, angry and anxious. And if

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Posted in Where The Child Things Are: GEPL Youth

Mad Men Review

By: April G., Teen Blogger The 1960s were a very complicated time in the United States. There was an ongoing war in Vietnam, women were expected to be housewives, and every teenager was infected with Beatlemania. Mad Men is a

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Crossovers

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian It may have become very clear, if you’ve read more than two of my entries on this blog, that I read an awful lot of young adult fiction. I love it dearly, and it’s one

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Snuggle Up with These Series

By: Deanna Siegel, Youth Programming Associate As we all know, winter is just around the corner. While some may be dreading winter, it happens to be one of my favorite seasons! The time is coming for hot chocolate, mittens, ice

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Invincible by Robert Kirkman

By: Peter F., Teen Blogger As a person who mostly only reads novels or “actual books,” I normally forget to read any graphic novels or comics. They can seem less important or just not as engrossing/intriguing due to the shorter

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Re-Read Value

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian One of my “reading resolutions” this year has been to allow myself to re-read more books. As much as I love doing this, it’s often hard – there are so many new books that I

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Preschool Fair

By: Katy Almendinger, Early Literacy Librarian Do you have a preschooler at home? Or maybe you have an almost preschooler? We know that thinking about sending little children to preschool for the first time can be intimidating. Believe it or

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Korean Dramas

By: Hafsa A., Teen Blogger Many people might not watch Korean dramas, but for me it’s like enjoying any other TV Show. Korean dramas don’t usually have multiple seasons and typically have around 16 to 20 episodes. A drama’s episode

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