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GEPL Tweens: Tween Book Review – Thunder Rising

What’s your first name and school?: Matthew WCGS What are you reviewing?: Thunder Rising What did you review?: A book What did you like about it?: I liked that it had an adventure to it and was action packed. I

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GEPL Tweens: Volunteer at the Library

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian Volunteer orientation is Wednesday June 10 at 1:30. Middle schoolers will be coming in to learn the duties they’ll be doing all summer, and filling out the volunteer application. Throughout the summer, volunteers will be

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GEPL Tweens: Summer Books To Get In The Summer Spirit

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian Summer is practically here and I’ve been visiting students to get them pumped for summer reading. Long story short: you should totally be pumped. I hope you are all reading this in your new GEPL

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GEPL Tweens: Apps

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian Now that school’s almost out, your brain is probably searching for a break. I’m sure you’ve already signed up for summer reading and look great in your new GEPL sunglasses, you might be looking for

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GEPL Tweens: Geekway to the West

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian The Taste of Glen Ellyn was last weekend. GEPL staff was there to help register anyone interested for summer reading. I was dreaming of funnel cake, my favorite. I didn’t attend this year. Instead, I

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GEPL Tweens: Read for Heroes

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian Summer reading is upon us! You can even register online. Students entering grades 6-8 will be stylish all summer in their GEPL sunglasses that they will receive by registering for our summer reading program. The

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GEPL Tweens: Tween Programming This Week

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian   Man! We have a lot of middle school programming happening this week! Monday was National Star Wars Day.     Kids from 4th through 8th grade were able to make edible R2D2s and fold

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GEPL Tweens: Kites

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian It’s certainly been windy outside lately. This is the perfect weather for kite flying. Now, you’re probably saying, “Miss Christina, why in the world would I want to fly a kite? That’s dumb.” To which,

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GEPL Tweens: Money Smart Week

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian This week is Money Smart Week. The library is hosting a lot of programs to help people make and save money, so I decided to go along with this by thinking of some new jobs

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GEPL Tweens: April Is National Poetry Month

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian It’s April, and know that April showers bring May flowers, but did you know it’s also National Poetry Month? To celebrate, I have gathered a list of stories told in verse that you should totally

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