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What I Just Read – The Memory of Light

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian I told you there was going to be more book talk coming down the line. And unlike last week, I know exactly how I feel about today’s What I Just Read. What I Just

Posted in The Teen Scene: GEPL High School

The 2016 Caudill, Bluestem and Monarch Award Winners!

By: Melissa Hilt, Youth Department Assistant Director It’s been over a month since the Caudill, Bluestem and Monarch awards were announced, but people are still surprised to see that we now have the 2017 nominees on display; and everyone wants

Posted in Where The Child Things Are: GEPL Youth

What I Just Read – More Happy Than Not

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian I hope you’re braced for another few weeks heavy on book talk, because boy have I been reading some amazing things lately. This is one that actually, I’m still a little unsure on –

Posted in The Teen Scene: GEPL High School

Earth Day

By: Leigh Ann Vock, Youth Department Page What does Earth Day mean to kids? Do they think of our planet as something that needs care? Earth Day is a perfect day to bring attention to the job of being good

Posted in Where The Child Things Are: GEPL Youth

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian If you’ve been by the library in the past couple of weeks, you may have noticed a small (or arguably big) change to my appearance. After nearly a month of agonizing (really) I cut

Posted in The Teen Scene: GEPL High School

Poetry: The Short and Long of It

By: Amy Waters, School Liaison “If not for the cat, and the scarcity of cheese, I could be content.” Whether you like your poetry short and to the point like this haiku by the first Children’s Poet Laureate, Jack Prelutsky,

Posted in Where The Child Things Are: GEPL Youth

National Poetry Month

By: Christina Keasler, Middle School Librarian April is National Poetry Month, and I think that it’s important to respect and embrace poetry. Good poetry can be difficult to write, even if it doesn’t rhyme, but there are other ways to

Posted in The Middle: GEPL Middle School

Throwbacks

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian I don’t know about you, but I have a hard time keeping up with all the great new books coming out. I read reviews as part of my job, so I’m always learning about

Posted in The Teen Scene: GEPL High School

Welcoming Children with Disabilities at the Library

By: Renee Grassi, Youth Department Director You may have heard about our brand new Sensory Storytime program, which is being hosted at the library for the first time this week. This program is the first in an effort to make

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What I Just Read – X: A Novel

By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian It’s been a while since I wrote about what I’ve been reading, but that doesn’t mean there haven’t been some great books in my life over the past few weeks. Today’s What I Just Read

Posted in The Teen Scene: GEPL High School