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Read With Pride

Happy Pride Month! We’ve asked our librarians to share their favorite queer books, TV, movies, & other media! Here are the responses: Books/Graphic NovelsThe Deep by Rivers SolomonThe Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria MachadoThe Locked Tomb series by Tamsyn … Continue reading

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All Natural

This month we’ve asked our librarians to share their favorite books with nature on the cover. Check out their responses here: The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher A Gift for a … Continue reading

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Poetic

In honor of National Poetry Month, here are some of our librarians’ favorite poetry collections! The Romantic Dogs – Roberto BolanosBone – Ysra Daley-WardCrush – Richard SikenSplay Anthem – Nathaniel MackeyMadness – Sam Sax A Child’s Garden of Verses by … Continue reading

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I Can’t Remember The Title, But The Cover Was Blue…

Our librarians share their favorite books, movies, & TV shows with blue cover! Books:The Dog Stars by Peter HellerThunderstruck and Other Stories by Elizabeth McCrackenThe Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson WalkerThe Lifeboat by Charlotte RoganThe Fault In Our Stars … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month Graphic Novels

Check out some great graphic novels to celebrate Women’s History Month! She Changed Comics: The Untold Story of the Women Who Changed Free Expression in Comics by Betsy Gomez Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi The Best We Could Do by Thi … Continue reading

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So Sweet!

This month we asked our librarians for their favorite sweet themed titles! (Remember, sweet titles & settings doesn’t always mean sweet content!) Here are their responses: Kids: Not an Alphabet Book: The Case of the Missing Cake by Eoin McLaughlin … Continue reading

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2020 Best Books from Robbins & Fox Library Staff

Happy New Year!!!  Here are the Robbins & Fox Library librarians’ top books of 2020! Things in Jars by Jess Kidd Mexican Gothic by Silva Moreno-GarcĂ­a The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix Harrow the Ninth … Continue reading

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Best Video Games of 2020

Check out the video games our staff thought were a cut above in 2020! Hades – The story follows Zagreus, son of Hades, as he attempts to escape the underworld where he makes his home. Along the way he makes … Continue reading

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Long Titles For Shorter Days

As the days get shorter, we asked our librarians for their favorite long titles! Here are their responses. Books:The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making by Catherynne M ValenteThe Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents … Continue reading

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Thankful

This month we asked our librarians what books & other media they are thankful for. Check out their responses here: The Office, US versionDoctor WhoStar Trek (any and all, especially Discovery!)The Great British Bake Off/Baking Show (not the latest season!!!)Nadiya’s … Continue reading

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