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By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian

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Mortal Instruments Has Returned to the Screen – Time to Cringe or Fangirl?

By: Ashley H., Teen Blogger Your favorite book is being turned into a movie or TV show. Your reaction will probably be between 😭 and 😡. Most of us in a book fandom haven’t found a movie adaption that has

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Full STEAM Ahead

By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian If you’ve been by the library recently, you may have heard or seen something about our 3rd annual S.T.E.A.M. Fair, going on tomorrow. If you haven’t, or aren’t sure what that is, here’s the quick

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Pros and Cons of AP Classes

By: Britta J., Teen Blogger It’s that time of year! AP test registration time! I know that most of us AP students are pretty pumped about taking multiple 3-hour long tests, which could decide our future academic paths, in the

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YA Audiobooks

By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian As many of you already know, I have a long commute. I spend at least an hour, often more, each way to and from work here at the library. A lot of times when people

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GEPL Teens: Women’s History Month

By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian Yes, we understand – you get history all the time in classes, on TV, and even these days, on Broadway (see a previous blog entry on the smash hit Hamilton.) But there’s a reason for

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GEPL Teens: Abe Lincoln Awards

By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian If you’re a reader, you may remember voting for the Bluestem and Caudill awards as an elementary or middle school student. If you don’t remember, here’s a quick primer: these awards are given by the

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GEPL Teens: What I Just Read – None of the Above

By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian I’m going to indulge myself a little today and talk about one more of my wonderful vacation reads from earlier this winter. There were so many good ones, I have to talk about at least

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GEPL Teens: African American History Month

By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian As you almost certainly know already, from school if nothing else, February is African American History Month. Now, if you’re anything like me, you know this month celebrates interesting, important, and often overlooked people and

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GEPL Teens: What I Just Read – Ink and Ashes

By: Hannah Rapp, Teen Librarian I only just returned from a vacation, and being the book nerd I am, that means I read a lot over the past couple of weeks. I got through many great books, so you may

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