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Teen Summer Challenge 3 – Art Hunt

Dear Teen Reader, Your next challenge is to go on a Library Art Hunt.  What do you do? Visit a Library branch you do not normally visit. Find a piece of art on display there. Write down the title of the piece and the name of the artist. Have a camera or camera phone? Snap a photo! (please, no flash).  Please note: a ... Read More »

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

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Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me A ferocious, funny, and poignant portrait of the one-of-a-kind Broadway legend.  This documentary tribute showcases the brash, uncompromising Tony and Emmy winner both on stage and off. The film captures her immeasurable charm, acerbic wit, and impressive accomplishments with candid footage and interviews with friends and collaborators, including Sondheim, Tina Fey, and Nathan Lane. Read More »

God’s hotel : a doctor, a hospital, and a pilgrimage to the heart of medicine / Victoria Sweet.

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  God’s hotel : a doctor, a hospital, and a pilgrimage to the heart of medicine / Victoria Sweet. “San Francisco’s Laguna Honda Hospital is the last almshouse in the country, a descendant of the Hotel-Dieu (God’s Hotel) that cared for the sick in the Middle Ages. Ballet dancers and rock musicians, professors and thieves–”anyone who had fallen, or, often, ... Read More »

Longmire

Longmire

        Longmire Sheriff Walt Longmire…..he’s the man to solve the big crimes of Wyoming’s big sky country . Out of bestselling author Craig Johnson’s mystery novels strides Walt Longmire,  the charismatic and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County and the world-weary yet dedicated lead character of this spellbinding hit series. Starring : Robert Taylor.   Read More »

Teen Summer Challenge 2 – Share a Story

Teen Read Summer Challenge: Share a Story Dear Teen Reader, Your next challenge is to share a story with a person younger than you. What story should you pick? Your choice!  Try your favorite bedtime story from when you were little. Or, check out these suggestions from GPPL. By reading with someone younger you can Spark their love of reading and ... Read More »

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker

        The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker New York Times bestseller “Unimpeachably terrific.” - The New York Times Book Review One of CBS This Morning‘s “Must-Have Titles for Your Summer Reading List” The publishing phenomenon topping bestseller lists around the world, with sales of more than two million copies in Europe and rights sold ... Read More »

Teen Summer Challenge 1 – R.A.K.

Teen Read Summer Challenge: R.A.K. Dear Reader, Your challenge is to perform one Random Act of Kindness. It can be anything that makes sense to you: help a neighbor with yard work, take your best friend’s dog for a walk, send a letter to someone telling them how awesome they are.   Want more ideas for kindness actions? Check out Kindness ... Read More »

Delicious! a novel by Ruth Reichl

Delicious! by Ruth Reichl

          Delicious! a novel by Ruth Reichl Billie Breslin has traveled far from her home in California to take a job at Delicious!, New York’s most iconic food magazine. Away from her family, particularly her older sister, Genie, Billie feels like a fish out of water—until she is welcomed by the magazine’s colorful staff. She is also seduced ... Read More »