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January Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

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Happy New Year, Readers! Welcome to the next installment in our series of blog posts featuring children's books we're currently loving! "Book Chat with the Youth Services Team" features one book recommendation from each of our Youth Services team members. We cover a variety of books from fiction to non-fiction, picture books to chapter books, graphic novels and more! We hope that this month's reading recommendations get you excited about some awesome new books we've added to our collection as well as some oldies but goodies....

December Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

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Happy Holidays, Readers! Welcome to the latest installment in our series of blog posts featuring children's books we're currently loving! "Book Chat with the Youth Services Team" features one book recommendation from each of our Youth Services team members. We cover a variety of books from fiction to non-fiction, picture books to chapter books, graphic novels and more! We hope that this month's reading recommendations get you excited about some awesome new books we've added to our collection as well as some oldies but goodies....

November Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

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families
reading-recommendations

Welcome to the latest installment in our series of blog posts featuring children's books we're currently loving! "Book Chat with the Youth Services Team" features one book recommendation from each of our Youth Services team members. We cover a variety of books from fiction to non-fiction, picture books to chapter books, graphic novels and more! We hope that this month's reading recommendations get you excited about some awesome new books we've added to our collection as well as some oldies but goodies....

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#ThrowbackThursday to this fun STEAM Team program on weather experiments at Ginter Park. Young scientists watched Mr. Louis simulate a tornado, thunder storms, and clouds. Needless to say there were a lot of adorable "oohs" and "aaahs." 🌩️

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On this #whatwearereadingwednesday, we have some fun books to share with you. A little bit of non fiction, some sci fi, a couple realistic fiction, and a thriller round out or list. What are you reading this week?