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Discover the Digital

By: Joshua O'Shea, Young Adult Librarian

Ok, here’s a list of free stuff you didn’t know you wanted. It’s all available to you with your GEPL library card. Yes, this sounds like a pitch, and it is—but it’s free, educational, helpful, interesting, and so on. Like many, I watch a lot of Netflix, and a stitch of Hulu. Kanopy, another online

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Test Day

By: Jackson D., High School Blogger

Test day in English class usually means writing an essay, and today was no exception. The essay was to be graded by how well it achieved the goals outlined in the rubric – a sheet that seemed clear in what it described and yet lengthy enough that studying the rubric itself was necessary. While the

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People as Pollinators

By: Joshua O'Shea, Young Adult Librarian

Pollinators flit and fly around from flower to flower. They never “stand” still, or sit, or lay, unlike large mammals. It’s where the expression “busy bee” comes from. Sometimes the bee is perfect. In fact, most of the time, bees are perfect. Honey bees have the highest population in the world and lead the charge

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My Great Expectations

By: Saaniyah S., High School Blogger

When I finished Great Expectations by Charles Dickens for a summer assignment, the reality of Pip (the main character)’s life had me hooked for days. After all he had been through to create a high-end, ideal life, Pip ended up being exactly what he didn’t want to be at first—a laborer. I was not expecting

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Programs


  • Homework Cafe
    Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    High School Room

    High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

  • Homework Cafe
    Thursday, January 30, 2020 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    High School Room

    High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

  • The Writing Journey Presents: Dungeons & Dragons
    Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
    Shakespeare Room

    Learn the history and gameplay rules of Dungeons & Dragons and participate in an adventure from the starter set.

    The Writing Journey Presents: Dungeons & Dragons is open to anyone who wants to learn about this classic role-playing game. We will provide all needed materials.

  • Homework Cafe
    Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    High School Room

    High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

  • Homework Cafe
    Thursday, February 6, 2020 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    High School Room

    High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

  • High School Leadership Council
    Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    High School Room

    Hey, high school students! Are you interested in gaining more volunteer experience? The High School Leadership Council puts you in charge of inventing and running new events at the library! You’ll get to talk to people and work as a team while meeting new friends. Just fill out a  The Writing Journey Presents: Dungeons & Dragons
    Saturday, February 8, 2020 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
    Shakespeare Room

    Learn the history and gameplay rules of Dungeons & Dragons and participate in an adventure from the starter set.

    The Writing Journey Presents: Dungeons & Dragons is open to anyone who wants to learn about this classic role-playing game. We will provide all needed materials.

  • Homework Cafe
    Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    High School Room

    High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

  • Homework Cafe
    Thursday, February 13, 2020 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    High School Room

    High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

  • Magic: The Gathering Club
    Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    High School Room

    Become a Planeswalker at the library's new Magic: The Gathering Club! We'll provide cards and snacks, along with experts to teach. Every so often, we'll even play Booster Draft and give away free packs. All skill levels are welcome—no prior experience is necessary, so just show up! If you alrea

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