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We're halfway through the summer reading program!  Haven't signed up yet?  No problem There is still plenty of time to register.  Visit any branch or click the registration link on the library home page at to register by July 18th then read and log your hours to claim your free Every Hero Has a Story T-shirt.

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Book Review: Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Sydney has always felt invisible. She’s used to her brother, Peyton, being the focus of attention.  Now, after a drunk-driving accident that crippled a boy, handsome and charismatic Peyton is serving some serious jail time, and Sydney is on her own while her father retreats to his work and her mother obsesses over making Peyton’s jail time more like a summer camp than lock-up. 

When Sydney meets the Chatham family after transferring to a new school, she experiences unquestioning acceptance for the first time, finally f...

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American Library Association Announces Printz Award for Young Adult Literature for 2015

The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association.

This year's winner is I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson. Check out the Printz Honor Books and past years' winners at


Copies are available at the Library.  

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