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Everyone Counts! Understanding the Census

By: Joshua O'Shea, Young Adult Librarian

The 2020 Census helps us understand our nation and the people who live in it. If young people or new citizens don’t take part in the census, their values and concerns are less likely to be addressed in laws and policies. For me, Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land” conveys the sentiment that everyone

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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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Programs

  • Kingdomino: Let's Play
    Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:00 am to 10:30 am
    Virtual Program
    Learn how to play the popular board game Kingdomino online using boardgamearena.com! For kids of all ages.
  • Kingdomino: Let's Play
    Saturday, November 7, 2020 11:00 am to 11:30 am
    Virtual Program
    Learn how to play the popular board game Kingdomino online using boardgamearena.com! For kids of all ages.
  • Kingdomino: Let's Play
    Saturday, November 7, 2020 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    Learn how to play the popular board game Kingdomino online using boardgamearena.com! For kids of all ages.
  • Kingdomino: Let's Compete
    Saturday, November 7, 2020 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    Put your Kingdomino skills to the test and compete against other players online using boardgamearena.com! For kids of all ages.
  • Giving Tuesday
    Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:00 am to 12:00 am
    Virtual Program
    GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a...
  • GEPL Get Together: Baking Workshop
    Thursday, December 3, 2020 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    Recipe yields 40 Cake Pops CAKE 1 and 2/3 cups all-purpose unbleached flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter,...
  • Preparación Universitaria: 10 consejos para tener éxito en la universidad que puedes comenzar en la escuela secundaria
    Monday, December 7, 2020 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    Meeting ID: 841 6244 5684 Attend the meeting.
  • Super Smash! Play for an eSports Career
    Thursday, January 21, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
  • Roving the Red Planet
    Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    Meeting ID: 813 3410 7763 Attend the meeting.
  • Kanopy Watch-Along: "Hunt for the Wilderpeople"
    Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Virtual Program
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