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Teen STEM Programs

Teens are invited to participate in a variety of STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) programs this summer at Main Library. If registration is required, click the link for the date for which you want to register. Photo-o-genic Wednesdays, Jul. 9, Jul. 30 ~ 2 – 3 p.m. Use digital cameras to capture sights and sounds. […]

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Sci-Fi Film Festival

Celebrate the mid-point of Summer Reading 2014 with a week of Science Fiction movies. Each day during the week of July 7, we’ll be showing a different sci-fi movie at a different DCL location. Note: Due to licensing restrictions, we are unable to list the titles of the movies on this page. For information on what […]

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Sarah’s Key

Until page 166, we shared two different narratives: • 3rd person omnipotent telling the story of Sarah, a victim of the Velodrome d’ Hiver roundup; • 1st person of a 45 year old American journalist who is married to a Frenchman, mother of preteen, experience trouble in her marriage, who has been assigned to write […]

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The Audacity of Hope

Well, better late than never, and well worth taking the time to read this well-known book by Obama, published in 2006. One of the most interesting aspects for me came about precisely because I read it so long after it was written — pondering Obama’s views of 8 years ago in light of his subsequent […]

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Sisters — Nancy Jensen Incest, murder by faking a suicide by hanging, desertion, despair, anger, forced marriage, homosexuality, pride, suburban wife slaving for her husband, Vietnam War, estrangement, death—SECRETS. I should have expected this dismal story from the cover art—two broken tea cups. Any redeeming reason to read this book—Theme – share information, tell the […]

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Sworn to Silence

Swore to Silence Linda Castillo Subtitle—A Thriller And it was –Thriller in the mystery genre which often deals with obscene, gruesome crimes. One when the reader becomes involved in the solving of the crime, experience tension, fear and an adrenaline high. Thriller in that Castillo creates characters that we actually care about. Thriller that we […]

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