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    Book Nook - Fall 2018

    Join the kids, teens, and parents across the state who are participating in this year’s summer reading theme: Libraries Rock! more

  • Book Nook -March/April

    Who says laughter is the best medicine? These books do! LOL through April — it’s National Humor Month more

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    Book Nook: November/December 2017

    Ever wanted to try your hand at writing a poem, essay, story, or novel? Well, no time like the present, because November is National Novel Writing Month. more

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    Book Nook: September/October 2017

    National Comic Book Day is September 25. Join the celebration and the current comic craze by reading a graphic novel this fall, which may feature animals, kids, teens, or superheroes more

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    When Shark Week is not enough, take a bite out of these books featuring the sometimes fearsome, sometimes fearless, and sometimes friendly fish. more

  • Book Nook - New Year Baby

    Happy New Year, Baby!

    Ring in the New Year by welcoming the newborns of 2017. You’ll find babies galore in the books below! more

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    Falling for Good Books

    Apple cider, changing leaves, and the start of a new school year – embrace the signs of autumn with this cornucopia of books! more

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    Halloween Books

    Move over, Frankenstein. Make room, Mummy. Take a hike, Wolfman. There are some new monsters in town. Delight little readers with these spooky, silly, furry, and ferocious beasts and their tales – and tails! more

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    Fizz, Boom, Read! -- feeling scientific?

    Feeling scientific? You’re in luck! New York State’s Summer Reading Program is encouraging families to check out books that combine science, creativity, and imagination. Visit your local library to see how you can spark a reaction! more

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    Black and White and Read All Over

    Penguins and pandas and raccoons, oh my! See the world in black and white with tales about critters who are colorful in their own ways. more

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    Spring is in the air

    The grass is growing, the trees are budding, and the flowers are opening. Take a spring break in the garden with these reads! more

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    School Daze

    Whether your child is starting preschool, kindergarten, or first grade, prepare them for the fun and learning to come with these picture books. more

  • Book Nook Sept 15

    Celebra con Libros Buenos!

    Hispanic American Heritage Month kicks off on September 15th! Read some books that feature Hispanic characters, authors, and illustrators to honor those who have helped make our country what it is today. more

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