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Redesign a Book Cover Contest for Teens September 1-30th

Hello fellow bookworms!Have you ever read a book that was AMAZING, but the cover was not so amazing? Well, I have, and it drives me a little insane when good books have covers that don’t reflect how great they are! So if you relate to this bookworm problem, then this is your chance to redesign your least favorite or favorite book covers with the book cover you think it should have!

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Teen Book Picks

I love recommending books and as I have said before, it is so hard to choose just one to recommend! So I thought I would try something new for this month’s teen book pick. Here are ten quotes from ten different books that I loved reading this summer and definitely recommend adding to your to be read pile. Want to know more about each of these books? Then click on the title to read more about it in our catalog.

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Celebrating Women’s History Month

Rosie the riveter photo“When women and girls are empowered to participate fully in society, everyone benefits.” -Melinda Gates

There are so many ways to celebrate Women’s History Month; read books and articles, watch videos, and even listen to books as we multitask our way though our days of work, both inside and outside the home. Continue reading Celebrating Women’s History Month

Audiobooks – Is Listening REALLY Reading?

Excerpted from Mercury News

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Audiobooks: Folks say they’re the perfect solution when they love nothing more than to curl up with a good book — if only they had time.
While books on tape or CD have long been popular with commuters, smartphones have opened a whole new world of possibilities to when and where you can listen to literature. With access to what’s now a broad choice of fiction and nonfiction titles through commercial downloading services, or with the library’s free program called OverDrive, sales of adult audiobooks jumped 38 percent in 2015 alone.  Continue reading Audiobooks – Is Listening REALLY Reading?