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Here are five ebook and audiobook titles about identity, acceptance, love, and loss to consider this month as we celebrate those journeys with our friends, families, and ourselves.   King and… continue reading LGBTQ+ Middle Grade and YA ebooks and Audiobooks

By written by Jeff B.    June 16, 2021   

How does it feel to be an immigrant? Imagine yourself leaving your home, your family and your country to settle in a completely different one.  How would you feel? What would you miss? And… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Immigrant Heritage Month

By written by Monica C.    June 10, 2021   

Looking for books to celebrate Pride month? Look no further than these titles bursting with love and pride! These picture books have it all, with families finding homes, love, and adventures along… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Celebrate Pride Month!

By written by Monica C.    June 4, 2021   

This June we’re celebrating Pride with a spectrum of titles from picture books to novels, plus some danger and intrigue in our adult fiction and movie recommendations!   Young… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in June!

By written by Rachel F.    June 2, 2021   

May 31 of this year marks an awful anniversary in our country and one we are still coming to terms with— The Tulsa Race Riots , which have been called "the single worst incident of… continue reading Unspeakable: Taking Time for Tulsa

By written by Jeff B.    May 27, 2021   

We're sharing with you another batch of #ownvoices titles by diverse authors writing from their own experience! Like our previous post , all of these titles can be found in multiple formats… continue reading Own More: 19 Voices and Five Books for Middle Grade Readers

By written by Jeff B.    May 24, 2021   

The Hugo Awards are science fiction’s most prestigious prize. Books (and other media) nominated for a Hugo are always a stellar read, and you can read (and watch!) many of 2021's Hugo… continue reading Hugo Award Nominees Announced for 2021

By written by Shelley R.    May 20, 2021   

In the month of May, we honor Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month , celebrating the history, culture, and contributions of the diverse Americans who belong to communities… continue reading Honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Your Family

By written by Emily S.    May 17, 2021    1

I always wanted to explore creative writing! It’s fascinating to understand what tools and mechanisms writers use to craft a story or a poem. Creating with words is an amazing and fun… continue reading Creative Writing: Discovering Your Inner Voice

By written by Mary Marques    May 13, 2021    2

Mother's Day is coming up this Sunday, and what better way to celebrate either in person or virtually, from near or far, than with a great picture book? Celebrate the ones you love with these… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Mother’s Day

By written by Monica C.    May 7, 2021   

This May we have a little something for everyone: we're honoring mothers with a fun and unusual picture book, celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in our middle… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in May!

By written by Rachel F.    May 6, 2021   

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month ! As part of the celebration, let’s dive into recent picture books created by Asian authors and/or illustrators. This is just a small… continue reading Picture Books Highlights | Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

By written by Monica C.    April 30, 2021   

This April, our children and teen titles explore curiosity and adventure while our adult selections are taking us into complicated realms... Young Children (up to 2nd Grade) What’s Inside a… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in April!

By written by Rachel F.    April 1, 2021   

March is Women’s History Month, so let’s take a look at some books highlighting daring women who fought for their rights, who stood up for what is right, and who made a better world… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Women in Action

By written by Monica C.    March 25, 2021   

by Brianna Arce - LEAP Teen Leader Happy Women’s History Month! This month we celebrate the contributions of women to history, culture, and society. As a young Latina woman, I wish to see… continue reading Teen Author Content | Inspiring BIPOC Women

By written by Emily S.    March 23, 2021   

March is Women’s History Month, so let’s take a look at picture books highlighting the creative and innovative work of women in the arts: painters, writers, architects, musicians, and… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Women in the Arts

By written by Monica C.    March 18, 2021   

We all enjoy picking up a book and discovering one of the characters is like us; it's a thrill discovering, "Hey, that could be me!" In books for young readers, making that discovery… continue reading Own Up: Four Books, Four Voices, for Middle Grade Readers

By written by Jeff B.    March 17, 2021   

March is Women’s History Month—let’s take a look at recent books highlighting women in science! From deep in the ocean and outer space to medicine and physics, women have been… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Women in Science

By written by Monica C.    March 11, 2021   

Inspiration comes with a few simple elements. For example, being in a quiet room might trigger your creative mind with a new flow of ideas. Each one of us has a different approach. Maybe you like… continue reading How to Spark Your Creativity

By written by Mary Marques    March 3, 2021   

This March we are exploring titles featuring women during Women's History Month—our children and teen titles feature adventure and inspiration while our adult selections focus on… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in March!

By written by Rachel F.    March 2, 2021   

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