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Blurryface Review

By: Hannah O., Teen Blogger Blurryface is an interesting album by a musical duo that is quickly gaining popularity, twentyønepiløts. The album consists of 14 songs, each one different from the next. The album’s main idea is of the villain, Blurryface,

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What I’m Reading Now – Outrun the Moon

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian As you may recall, last summer I was raving about Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee, a book I adored when I read it and continue to talk about. So I was psyched

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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

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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

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#WNDB Contemporary Realistic Edition

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian The last couple of weeks, we’ve been focusing on some exciting, adventurous, or straight-up fantastical books for #WeNeedDiverseBooks. But those aren’t the right reads for every person or every time – sometimes you just

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#WNDB Fantasy and Sci-Fi Edition

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian This week we have our second #WeNeedDiverseBooks booklist, and it’s made up of two genres that have always been near and dear to me: fantasy and sci-fi! I’m a huge fan of anything speculative

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#WNDB Action and Adventure Edition

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian As We Need Diverse Books celebrates two years of doing good work this spring, I thought we’d go one step further than just a display. After all, a display doesn’t tell you how to

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#WeNeedDiverseBooks

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian As you may recall, last May we had a display celebrating the We Need Diverse Books movement. This movement started with a simple Twitter hashtag about two years ago, with people from all over

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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

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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 –

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