April – National Garden Month

Spring is here! If you haven’t already started planning this year’s garden it’s time to get a move on. Every April communities, organizations, and individuals nationwide celebrate gardening during National Garden Month. Gardeners know, and research confirms, that nurturing plants is good for us: attitudes toward health and nutrition improve,…

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The secret house of anime-The Essential Directors and Creators March 2018 Part 1: The Movies

Introduction Japanese animation which is known as anime is an amazing thing. No other form of animation contains such a diverse variety of genre and themes. With years of watching anime I have found that there is literally an anime movie or series that can appeal to anybody. Anime though…

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Hit Start on One Story One City!

  It’s almost time to jump into the Oasis! March is right around the corner, and that means our One Story One City celebration is about to begin. For those who are unfamiliar, One Story One City is a month-long series of events all focused around a single featured book,…

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ALA Youth Media Awards

Every year in January or February, the American Library Association gets together for their Midwinter Conference and celebrates the outstanding books for children and teens over the previous year. We’ll be mostly focusing on those related to Young Adult titles, but if you would like to see all of the…

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