Monthly Archives: November 2016

25 Classic R&B/Soul Albums on Freegal

Do you like good music—some sweet soul music? Want to listen to some of the best R&B music ever made without spending money on iTunes, Spotify or Tidal? Try Freegal. It lets you download DRM-free mp3s of your favorite songs. Moreover, … Continue reading

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5 Things You Didn’t Know about the Gettysburg Address

Exactly 153 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln spoke at a newly commemorated national cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He spoke briefly—a mere 262 words—but those words are still remembered verbatim by hundreds of people, and even the most apolitical Americans can … Continue reading

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9 Writing Tips from Author Tricia Springstubb

Author Tricia Springstubb visited our library last week to help us launch National Novel Writing Month. Springstubb has written “Moonpenny Island” and other popular books for young readers, as well as award-winning short fiction for adults. She offered strategies (and coping techniques) for writing 50,000 words … Continue reading

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Some of our favorite motivational (and unmotivational) quotes from writers

Here’s a cute little something that we put together for LitCon, in case any of you writers need some motivation (or de-motivation) during National Novel Writing Month!  

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Scott Longert talks Cleveland Indians & Great Depression

Author, historian and Cleveland Indians fan Scott Longert talked about his newest book, No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians & Baseball in the Great Depression, during a recent visit to our library. Longert’s newest book will delight … Continue reading

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