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10 Picture Books for Hanukkah

Hanukkah begins at sunset on Dec. 12. It celebrates Jewish independence from a Seleucid Syrian king and the miracle in which one day’s worth of holy oil burned in the rededicated Temple for eight days. In celebration of the Festival of Lights, … Continue reading

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New Christmas books for 2016

You already know and love The Grinch and Polar Express, but you want something new for your seasonal story times. Fortunately, our own Ms. Marilyn has five recommendations for books to add to your Christmas (or Hanukkah) canon. 1. The Day Santa Stopped … Continue reading

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8 Picture Books for Hanukkah

Hanukkah begins at sunset on Dec. 24. It celebrates Jewish independence from a Seleucid Syrian king and the miracle in which one day’s worth of holy oil burned in the rededicated Temple for eight days. In celebration of the Festival of Lights, … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas on IndieFlix

Remember IndieFlix? It’s the website that allows you to stream thousands of independent films from festivals all around the world. And it’s free with your Mentor Public Library card. The IndieFlix catalog has independently made full-length features and shorts, as well as … Continue reading

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