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Excited to watch the Hawkeye TV show? You’ll love these comics.

Have you watched the trailers for the new Hawkeye show coming to Disney Plus? Wondering who is the arrow wielding woman we see next to Clint Barton? Are you wondering why a one eyed dog has appeared? Start reading Matt … Continue reading

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Transgender Awareness Week: November 13-19

According to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), “Transgender Awareness Week is a week when transgender people and their allies take action to bring attention to the community by educating the public about who transgender people are, sharing … Continue reading

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Adult Fiction by Indigenous Authors

In honor of Arlington’s first Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we’d like to share a few titles (ok, more than a few) by indigenous authors you should add to your TO READ pile. Happy Reading! Click on each image to enlarge.Place an … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week: 100 Titles

It’s Banned Book Week and we’re here to share a long list of the most banned or challenged books from 2010-2020! First off, lets get some definitions out of the way! According to the ALA (American Library Association) website: A … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month: New Books!

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15), here’s a whole bunch of new books by Hispanic authors! Click on each image to enlarge. Place an item on hold through our catalog or by contacting the Reference … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: A Library Guide

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the constant flow of news taking over our screens minute by minute. Afghanistan is back under Taliban control as the United States withdraws after 20 years in the region. Refugees have been flooding local … Continue reading

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Haiti: A Library Guide

This past weekend, the world held its collective breath as news started circulating about a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti. At this moment, the numbers of the injured and dead continue to climb as the small Caribbean country also struggles with … Continue reading

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Bingo Square: Fiction About Cryptozoology

Are you participating in Adult Summer Reading and stuck on this square? We’ve got some suggestions for you! Links go to the catalog so you can see if the books are available now and request them if they’re not. Lake … Continue reading

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Bingo Square: Read a Book with a Mammal in the Title

Are you participating in Adult Summer Reading and stuck on this square? We’ve got some suggestions for you! Links go to the catalog so you can see if the books are available now and request them if they’re not. Fiction … Continue reading

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Climate Change: A Library Guide

For the last couple of months, we’ve been bombarded with news about heatwaves, floods, forest fires, drought, storms, and rising temperatures. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) 42-page landmark study recently reported that humans have done irreversible damage to Earth. Words … Continue reading

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