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Submitted by: SKobos on 08/18/2020 - 11:21am
Happy Tuesday! Check one of these brand new teen titles out as an ebook, see if it's available on ...
Submitted by: SKobos on 08/14/2020 - 12:10pm
Happy mid-August!  In our garden we grew lots of various things. These included tomatoes, corn, cucumbers, summer squash, basil, kale, and bell peppers. From that list, you might think that we grew no fruits at all. But actually, most of those "veggies" are biologically classified as fruits! Fruits and vegetables are classified two different ways, from a culinary perspective and also biologically. In culinary terms, fruits are generally more...
Submitted by: seclark on 08/12/2020 - 11:36am
Hey Teens and Happy Wednesday! There is a waitlist for popular new ebook titles but there are many new audiobook titles available. Check out the list below on OverDrive and as always click on the links below for many more titles.  Sisters of Sword and Song by Rebecca Ross  After eight years, Evadne will finally be reunited with her older sister, Halcyon, who has...
Submitted by: SKobos on 08/11/2020 - 2:34pm
Happy Tuesday! Check one of these brand new teen titles out as an ebook, or see if it's available on ...
Submitted by: seclark on 08/07/2020 - 11:57am
Hey Teens and Happy Friday! Our book club just finished reading "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb. It was a wondeful and inspiring story I highly recommend. Check out the Young Readers Edition digital copy here. The next pick is "Children of Blood and Bone" by Tomi Adeyemi. We always welcome new members to read and chat with us! We'll be reading about half...
Submitted by: seclark on 08/05/2020 - 1:23pm
Hey Teens and Happy Wednesday! Whether you are breezing through your summer reading or need some new ideas, I've listed a few short stories below. OverDrive has many more ebook and audiobook titles available. Books don't have to be hundreds of pages long to be enjoyable. Hopefully you'll find a new favorite easy read.  The End and Other Beginnings by Veronica Roth No world...
Submitted by: SKobos on 08/05/2020 - 11:36am
Hello there! Hope the storm yesterday left your home and garden intact! By now, if you're gardening yourself, you should be in the midst of your summer harvest. Again here, we have a nice selection of basil, zucchini, tomatoes, and cucumbers we've been picking and enjoying. "But what about the fall?" you might be thinking. Well if you plant some stuff right now, you might have more stuff to pick in the coming months! Some of the lovely things...
Submitted by: SKobos on 08/04/2020 - 3:55pm
Happy August! Check one of these brand new teen titles out as an ebook, or see if it's available on hoopla! Midnight Sun by Stephanie...
Submitted by: seclark on 07/31/2020 - 1:18pm
Hey Teens and Happy Friday! It's hard to believe how fast the weeks are flying by. Most fans of the series probably know, but in case you didn't today is Harry Potter's birthday! Fun fact that today is also J.K. Rowling's birthday! Celebrate by reading an old favorite book, have a movie marathon or create some fun crafts! Below are some links for fun and creative ideas. If you missed out on the Harry Potter Bookmark Take & Make this week...
Submitted by: SKobos on 07/29/2020 - 2:21pm
With temperatures in the high eighties for a while now, it certainly does feel like the dog days of summer! You've probably heard the phase before, but what does it actually mean? Well, they typically refer to a period of really hot and humid days in July and August in the Western Hemisphere. Learn all about them here!  It's a wonder that things are still growing in the...

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