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Miss Shelley with core board

Virtual learning & fun for early learners: Take a brain & body break

By Children's Librarian Shelley Harris Welcome back and happy autumn! Recently, Miss Jenny shared a book about a day that should have been exciting and ...
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We suggest: Books about voting & democracy

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton Books about voting and democracy tend to spike during an election year. This year is no different. These recent ...
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Restorative Justice Conference 2019 Community Committee

All October: Participate in the virtual Restorative Justice Conference

Participants in the 2019 Restorative Justice Conference at the Main Library, including the community committee who co-planned and ran the three-day event. This year's conference ...
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Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

Pictured above: Detail of Maíz Flor Serpiente/ Flower Maize Serpent commissioned digital art work by the Indigenous Design Collection, 2015. (Smithsonian Latino Center) A celebration ...
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How we’re partnering ‘to develop young minds’ during COVID-19

Early Childhood Community Engagement Specialists Jenny Jackson (pictured) and Nora Sanchez led weekly live virtual storytimes with incoming kindergartners in the Ready, Set, Kindergarten! program ...
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