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Lafayette Reads!…The Water Knife

Lafayette READS! might be just be the reading group you’ve been looking for! Our final selection this year is The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi, a thriller set in the near future revolving around the battle for resources in the Southwest.

Pick up an honor copy from the display in the Lobby, or reserve a copy in the catalog, and then join us for the discussion group on Monday, December 11 at 6 pm.

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Reading for the End of the World

End of the World Books

“It’s the end of the world every day, for someone.”
― Margaret Atwood

The world is turning darker it seems, and maybe not just because we are headed towards shorter days. Wars, earthquakes, wild weather, and general craziness seems to abound – around the world.
If that sentiment sums up your mindset lately, we have some great reads for you! Continue reading Reading for the End of the World

October Teen Book Picks

Boo! Here are some of my favorite scary reads for teens. Just follow the Horror Flow Chart below to find your next spooky read. Want to know more about each of these books? Find them in the catalog…

-Contributed by Dominique, Youth Services Librarian

October Kid Book Picks

I can’t believe it is October! We have a lot going on in October for kids and teens, so make sure to visit our online event calendar. Everything from Lego Challenges to DIY Crafts. We also have some fun displays in the library filled with recommendations from staff and our teen volunteers!

Now for my favorite part of writing these blog posts  — my kid book picks! Here are some of my favorite new books, some oldies, and of course graphic novels (because I love graphic novels!) If you find yourself needing even more recommendations, then be sure to check-out our Kids Blog. Want to learn more about the books below? Visit our catalog to get the scoop!

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