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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

My name is Judah and I’ll be a 6th  grader at Hadley Junior High this Fall. I’ll be reviewing Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling.   The book was interesting because it was full of plot twists like when the characters switch roles from being the bad guy to the good guy. The main

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All the Right Tools

By: Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian

School is starting up soon! Are you ready? Being prepared with the right tools can help you ease into a new academic year. Planners, sharpened pencils, and an awesome attitude are a must. But did you know that GEPL also has amazing (and free!) digital resources available at your fingertips? NoveList K-8 Chapter books that

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The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost

My name is Elizabeth, and I’m an 8th grader at Hadley Junior High School. I’ll be reviewing The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost.   This is my favorite book because it’s very adventurous, and definitely not boring. The main character, Will West, can run really fast, but never really knows it until one day his parents go

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Programs


  • Haunted House Escape Room
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm
    Youth Program Room

    In 30 minutes (or less), work together to escape this single-room haunted house filled with creepy clues and spooky solutions! For grades 6-8.

  • Haunted House Escape Room
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm
    Youth Program Room

    In 30 minutes (or less), work together to escape this single-room haunted house filled with creepy clues and spooky solutions! For grades 6-8.

  • Sewing 201: Repurposed Drawstring Backpack
    Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
    Youth Program Room

    Put your 101-level sewing and machine skills to use. Bring your own t-shirt to repurpose into a drawstring backpack! Sewing machines are provided. For grades 6-8.

  • Tokens of Thanks
    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
    The Middle

    Make a button or a bookmark to share. For grades 6-8.

  • Wellness Warriors
    Friday, November 22, 2019 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    Youth Program Room

    Compete with your friends to complete various yoga and exercise-related tasks that also engage your brain. For grades k-8.

  • The Middle Squad
    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
    The Middle

    Work with library staff to prepare for programs, pull books, and help as needed. Please visit the middle school volunteer page of gepl.org to fill out an application. For grades 6-8.

  • The Middle Squad
    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
    The Middle

    Work with library staff to prepare for programs, pull books, and help as needed. Please visit the middle school volunteer page of gepl.org to fill out an application. For grades 6-8.

  • The Middle Squad
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
    The Middle

    Work with library staff to prepare for programs, pull books, and help as needed. Please visit the middle school volunteer page of gepl.org to fill out an application. For grades 6-8.

  • The Middle Squad
    Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
    The Middle

    Work with library staff to prepare for programs, pull books, and help as needed. Please visit the middle school volunteer page of gepl.org to fill out an application. For grades 6-8.

  • Campfire Singalong
    Thursday, January 2, 2020 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
    Youth Program Room