Monthly Archives: November 2016

American Girl Book Club meets Molly

Our American Girl Book Club met Molly McIntire this month. The girls traveled back to an era of victory gardens and rubber rationing, and they learned how American girls lived during World War II. On the first Wednesday of each month, our … Continue reading

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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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Our Wordplay Writing Club Tries Na-No-Wri-Mo

Our Wordplay Writing Club is trying to compose a story together, and it’s more creative than linear. They use storytelling dice with a different suggestions on each face, so every roll adds a new element to the story So far, … Continue reading

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Celebrating International Games Day

We’ll always love books at the library (obviously,) but we’re gamers too. So we celebrated International Games Day with a Just Dance dance party and a Super Smash Bros tournament. And playtime isn’t over yet. Kids can join us for an … 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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