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Experience a Different Culture Through Fantasy by Elesha Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 02:48 PM

Fantasy books are a wonderful escape to worlds full of potential and adventure. Typically thought of as a male savior with a sword or magic who sets off on a quest to defeat evil looking to conquer a world based on Western culture (Game of Thrones is a good example), the genre is much more than that.

What’s great about many fantasy books being released lately is that they are being set in non-Western cultures. These books give us a look inside a different way of life while still providing a great...

Here's to a Beloved Classic by Carmen Peddie

Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 03:33 PM

 

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

If you have never read “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee I would highly recommend it to anyone who loves a great story! It contains just about every emotion you can think of: anger, sadness, humor, compassion, righteous indignation, jealousy, racism, envy, and more…and, it makes you think!

To Kill a Mockingbird is about conscience and how it is instilled in two children. It is about a courageous Southern lawyer Atticus Finch “appointed to defend...

Storytime at the Library by Alison McCorkle

Posted on Thursday, September 06, 2018 12:35 PM

I believe that story time is the most important of all the programs that we offer at the library.  This program brings parents, caregivers, and children together, but it also shines a light on the public library’s commitment to early literacy and child development for our community.

Recent studies have shown that reading books aloud to children helps develop their reading skills long before they are able to read.

How is library story time different from reading to your children at home?

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