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GEPL Tweens: New Year’s Resolutions

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian It’s a new year, and the time for resolutions. I’ll be honest, I didn’t make a resolution this year. Resolutions are about change, and I don’t want much to change. Anything that needs a little

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GEPL Tweens: The Christina Awards

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian Everyone, let’s applaud the coolest Middle School Librarian you know: Me. I have officially read all of this year’s Caudill nominees. All. Twenty. Titles. I know, pretty impressive. I’m also nearly finished with the Bluestems,

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GEPL Tweens: Ways to Stay Warm

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian We’ve been really lucky this year. It hasn’t been as cold as the last few winters, but we’re getting to the point where people would rather stay inside – that is, unless it’s perfect sledding

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GEPL Tweens: Spys

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian The new James Bond movie is out. Although I haven’t seen it yet, I am still planning on it, and not just because it currently holds the Guinness World Record for largest film stunt explosion.

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GEPL Tweens: Sphero

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian Have you looked at the sky lately? There’s been a lot going on. With the Northern Lights, lunar eclipses, and blood moons, we have had a lot of reasons to keep our eyes up at

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GEPL Tweens: Halloween

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian I love all things Halloween. I love ghostly tales and am an all-year ghost hunter. I make a Halloween checklist each year, but I never finish it. There’s just too much to do! I carve

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GEPL Tweens: Conlangs

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian Everyone has been busy lately, and I have been no exception to this. But instead of cross country and soccer practices, I have been promoting the 3D design competition and practicing for upcoming presentations. While

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GEPL Tweens: Middle School Room Contest

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarain What’s in a name? There are a lot of weird names out there. Did you know that there’s a guy who legally changed his name to “Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop”; parents who tried (and failed) to

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GEPL Tweens: 3D Printing

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian We’ve had our 3D printer for a couple years now. We’ve seen some awesome prints, and some abominable clogs. Eugene (that’s our printer’s name) and I have visited Hadley and Glen Crest multiple times and

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GEPL Tweens: Top Middle School Reader

By: Christina Keasler, Tween Librarian Meet our top middle school reader, Jeff Johnston! He’s an eighth grader at Hadley Junior High and finished up the summer reading program with 171 hours and 45 minutes! Wow! His secret: listening to Playaways

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