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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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Database How-To – Peterson’s Career Prep

Looking for help switching careers, finding a job/school, or writing your resume and cover letter? Check out this basic guide to getting started using the library’s Peterson’s Career Prep database! This database has replaced our old career prep database Career … Continue reading

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It’s A Mystery

This month we asked our librarians what some of their favorite mysteries are! Here are their answers: I’m usually not a big super-scary mystery fan but I’ve grown to LOVE Agatha Christie movies – Murder on the Orient Express and … Continue reading

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