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Joint Youth Services Retreat on September 2

This year the retreat will be held on Thursday, September 2, via Zoom, 1-5 pm.  Register here by August 31! Presentations and workshops at the retreat will include: 1:00-1:50  American Indian Youth: Living and Learning in the Twenty-First Century with Dr. Barbara … Continue reading

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One Book, One Nebraska Activities and Book Reviews

The Nebraska Library Commission has created a number of activities and games to go along with this year’s One Book for Nebraska Kids and One Book for Nebraska Teens book selections, which are available on the Library Commission’s website: http://nlc.nebraska.gov/Youth/OBOK/. … Continue reading

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20 Book Series Kids Should Read

20 Book Series Worth Your Kids’ Time

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The Missing Masterpiece by Jeanne M. Dams

The ever-intrepid Dorothy Martin is in France, visiting Mont-Saint-Michel; currently without her husband Alan, who is down with a broken ankle, Dorothy visits the site alone, only to fall and need help getting back down to sea level. While conversing … Continue reading

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Twenty three books you need to read before watching the movie

Because the book is always better! https://www.buzzfeed.com/farrahpenn/books-you-need-to-read-before-watching-them-on-netflix?utm_term=.gwZYZPN4PM&bffbbooks#.xpgKpXy2XE

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2017-2018 Golden Sower Nominees

Check out the nominees for this coming year at: 2017-2018 Golden Sower Nominees

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High Jinx

In High Jinx by Shannon Esposito, Elle Pressley is a doga (doggie yoga) instructor on Moon Key, a getaway for the very rich.  Invited to a party by one of her clients, Elle finds the hanged body of the owner … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction

Looking to update your historical fiction section?  Here is the Top 10 Historical Fiction List 2016 from Booklist.

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Two Cozies

Antiques Cymru is coming to Llanelen in Murder on the Hour, the 7th installment of Elizabeth J. Duncan’s Penny Brannigan series. During the event, a local woman is killed and the quilt she had evaluated by the show goes missing. … Continue reading

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100 Greatest British Novels

From the BBC: 100. The Code of the Woosters (PG Wodehouse, 1938) 99. There but for the (Ali Smith, 2011) 98. Under the Volcano (Malcolm Lowry,1947) 97. The Chronicles of Narnia (CS Lewis, 1949-1954) 96. Memoirs of a Survivor (Doris … Continue reading

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