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Our Favorite Books Written For Kids & Teens

Curious George Goes to the Hospital – H.A.Rey Mr.Popper’s Penguins – Richard Atwater A list of my favorite children’s and YA books could make up a small book in itself, so I’ll limit myself to the ones I’ve read most … Continue reading

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NonFiction For People Who Don’t Like NonFiction

Some people are nonfiction lovers, but for some of us reading nonfiction can be a slog.  Here are a few nonfiction books staff recommends for those who aren’t usually fans of reading nonfiction! I love nonfiction! Life is so messy, … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems

This month our library staff share some of their favorite hidden gems with you.  These are the books & other media that we love, but never got a whole lot of attention. The Backstagers by by James Tynion IV, Illus. … Continue reading

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Memorable Spaces & Places

This month we’ve asked our librarians to share some of the most vivid & memorable settings in books & other media they love.  Here are their responses! Every book I’ve read by Gerald Brom has always been so vividly depicted … Continue reading

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Pet Peeves

This month we asked our librarians what some of their literary, narrative, and film related pet peeves are.  See what gets under our skin below! For reasons unknown to me, I can’t stand it when I have to read about … Continue reading

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2017 Best Books from Robbins Library Staff

Happy New Year!  Here are the Robbins Library librarians’ top picks of 2017! Fall was a particularly amazing season for books in 2017, and YA books especially: the genre-bending Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore, Turtles All the Way Down by … Continue reading

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You Haven’t Read __________ Yet!?

Librarians tend to be avid consumers of books & other media, but we’re only human & can’t read (or watch) it all!  This month we asked our librarians “What are some books/movies/TV series/etc. that you (or other people) can’t believe … Continue reading

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Who Would You Like To Meet?

We asked our librarians for some characters or people from books, film, music, or games that they would like to meet in real life.  Here are the answers! There are so many characters I’d love to hang out with, it … Continue reading

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Staff Picks for Hispanic Heritage Month

This month our librarians weigh in on their favorite media that are by Latinx & Hispanic creators or about Latinx & Hispanic characters! I loved season one of Jane the Virgin. Set in Miami and parodying the telenovela style, it … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Books of All Time (Today)

What happens when you ask a librarian for a list of their favorite books of all time?  You get answers like this: “This may be the most impossible question of all times, and it’s constantly a moving target.” “Oh no!! … Continue reading

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