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Outside the Library — April 2022

According to Merriam-Webster, spring (noun) is defined as a time or season of growth or development.  Spring admittedly is not my favorite season (any other fall lovers out there?); however, I do find myself going outside as much as I can. One of my favorite things to do during this time of year is watching for the first blooms of the season. Whether it is tulips starting to sprout up or trees starting to bud, I am here for it.  In anticipation of the first blooms of the season, I am sharing some of my favorite flower photos with you.

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Staff Picks — Hillary

This week Hillary is sharing some of her favorite books of all time. Curious about some of these titles? Visit the library, give us a call or search the catalog to put one of these great books on hold today.

A CHILD OF BOOKS by Oliver Jeffers

In which two characters set sail in a sea of words as they travel through different stories like Alice in Wonderland or through a forest made up of fairy tales. I love this story largely because of the illustrations. Each panel has text that is incorporated into the illustrations themselves. On one page you will see a passage from Peter Pan in the shape of mountains and on the next snippets of Little Red Riding Hood…

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Outside the Library — February 2022

If you have visited the library’s website and have seen pictures of the library, you will have noticed a side hobby of mine… photography.  Whenever I get the chance, I like to be out in nature taking pictures. Below are a few pictures that I have taken in my backyard, at Lake Storey, and other botanical gardens that I have visited.  All of the pictures have been taken with my smartphone and some using Moment lens and app. I hope you enjoy! — Hillary, Children’s Librarian

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