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Still Solid: More Teen Space Changes

A few weeks ago, I posted about the small changes we’ve made to the teen space in our library. And those small changes went a long way toward making the space more teen-friendly. The challenge has always been that this space is part collection, part programming, and part hallway (we’re …

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STEM in Preschool Storytime

I really love STEAM. Which is a weird thing for an English major-turned-librarian to say, perhaps, but there’s something really satisfying about connecting traditional literacies to more recently recognized ones. I’ve been connected with a lot of great resources through the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, City of Learning, and the …

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Book Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Agnieszka, called Neshka by everyone she loves, is a small-town girl. She hasn’t much left her little village, and she never really wants to. Her family has been in the Valley for ages, and something just feels right about the place. Except the Wood. The Wood always lurks at the …

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