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info Magazine - September 2016

Your library system has a virtually limitless number of resources, materials and tools under its belt to build and maintain strong, independent minds. No longer bound by the concrete and framework of your local branch, the library’s services reach well beyond its walls to the communities it serves and your library card is your key to access it all.

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Gene Wilder

Librarian Sheldon remembers a family favorite - Gene Wilder, one of America's greatest comics. He's got a great selection of library books and movies celebrating Wilder's life and work.

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Cheers to Good Health!

Grapes on vine

Go ahead - pop the cork! Librarian Ngoc has the latest on the healthful benefits of moderate wine consumption and some great information on selecting and enjoying the best the grape has to offer.

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California Dreamin'

California

Circ Clerk Reagan is back from a road trip through the pages of some compelling books about her own personal Eden - California. Check out her recs for books about the Golden State (No slide show. We promise).

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Never Leaf Home Without a Good Book

Boy with leaves

The crisp winds of autumn are on their way and our early literacy expert, Children's Librarian Josh has a trove of reads you can share with your early reader. Don't forget to take time out for a roll in the leaves!

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Thirty-Three and a Third

Record player

Our music blogger, Circ Clerk Reagan, has discovered a music series that makes her head spin - at 33-1/3 rpm. Check out her review of these reviews of classic albums.

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Love Yourself, Just as You Are, Right Now

Girls on a beach

Librarian Kassy is livin' large and lovin' it. After years of struggling with body image, she's found inspiration in a number of books and media available at the library. Check out her list of life-changing material.

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Friends of the Library Buy the Box Sale

Friends of the Library Buy the Box Sale announcement

We know how it is - you live for the last weekend in February when you can buy all the books you want for practically nothing at the annual Friends of the Library Sale (save the date - February 25-26, 2017). You buy all the books you can carry out of the fairgrounds, hoping they last you all year. We do the same thing.!

But what happens when you’ve participated in Summer Reading and read everything you bought at the sale?  You can always download or check out more books at the library. Or...why not buy your very own copies to keep, at the Friends of the Library Buy the Box Sale!

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Farm

Librarian Phyllis barely made it off the farm alive, which is more than you can say for the victims in these farm-focused cozy mysteries. Find out who's reaping a harvest of malice and revenge in her hand-picked list inside.

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Netflix…Make This Happen

Vintage TV set

Aspiring TV writer Anna would love it if life came in a more episodic format with guest stars and cliffhangers and a killer soundtrack. But for now she'll settle for having some of her favorite YA fiction books made in to binge-watchable TV series.

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