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Crime Travelers by Paul Aertker

Crime Travelers series books By: Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian

We have books 1 – 3!    Book One: Brainwashed While sleeping on the roof of his father’s hotel, thirteen-year-old Lucas Benes finds a baby alone and learns that the Good Company has restarted its profitable kidnapping business.  Book Two: Diamonds Are For Never After sabotaging a mass kidnapping in Paris, Lucas faces a new and

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Creepy Factor

human hand scratching fingernails on a green chalkboard By: Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian

Why do certain things creep us out? When fingernails scratch against a chalkboard, at times it makes a certain pitch that makes people cringe. Science has explained why this happens.  A person screaming is usually an unpleasant sound.  It resonates at a certain frequency much like the fingernails on chalkboard. Several studies have hypothesized that creepiness

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Longburrow Trilogy

By: Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian

When I discovered these books for The Middle fiction, I devoured all three in a few weeks. The series has been compared to a combination of Redwall and Lord of the Rings, and I couldn’t agree more.  Larwood’s world building is quick, precise, and very enticing. In a classic fantasy world of anthropomorphic rabbits, three

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Each Tiny Spark by Pablo Cartaya

By: Goodreads.com

Emilia Torres has a wandering mind. It’s hard for her to follow along at school, and sometimes she forgets to do what her mom or abuela asks. But she remembers what matters: a time when her family was whole and home made sense. When Dad returns from deployment, Emilia expects that her life will get

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Programs

  • Creepy Story Writing Contest
    Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:00 am to 12:00 am
    Virtual Program
    Do you love scary stories? Write and submit a creepy story or poem to reference@gepl.org and library staff will choose winners from grades 3-5 and grades 6-8 to receive prizes....
  • Thrilling Tales
    Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:00 pm to 4:15 pm
    Virtual Program
    Eeek! Listen to scary stories from Ghost: Thirteen Haunting Tales To Tell, A Collection by Illustratus, that are just right for older listeners.
  • Kindness Club: Grateful for You
    Monday, November 2, 2020 12:00 am to 12:00 am
    Take and Make
    Show gratitude to our community workers! Decorate a yard sign to share positive messages for the first responders, grocery store workers, and teachers in our community. Yard signs will be...
  • 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.
  • Graphic Novel Crew
    Thursday, November 19, 2020 4:00 pm to 4:15 pm
    Virtual Program
    Do you love comics and graphic novels? Mr. Tom will pick two fantastic graphic novels to discuss with fans. For grades 6-8.
  • 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,...
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