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Reading Recommendations

(category archive)

Aries Book Horoscope

Posted about 3 days ago by Robyn Webb
Every month of 2021 we will be sharing a tailored horoscope blog post for the current sun sign plus something extra so the rest of us aren’t left out! This […]
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Celebrating National Poetry Month

Posted about 5 days ago by Alexandra Zukas
Hello, readers! Not only is this week National Library Week (and coincidentally, RPL’s reopening week), but it’s also currently National Poetry Month! I’ll admit that I haven’t always found poetry […]
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Celebrate the Days – April

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Meg Raymond
Sweet April showers do spring May flowers! Rain, rain, go away – come again another day. April is the kindest (or is it the cruelest?) month. Maybe we all need […]
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By Teens, For Teens – Eleanor & Park, Dead Wake, and Keeper of the Lost Cities

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome to a new series on our Shelf Respect blog called “By Teens, For Teens.” In these special blog posts, we’ll be sharing recommendations made by some of our VolunTEENS. […]
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Get Growing!

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Lisa Crisman
Spring is here, bulbs are popping, trees are budding and the birds are busy! Working with seeds and plants is a great way to relieve stress and to focus on […]
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2021 Teen Reading Challenge: Body Positivity

Posted about 4 weeks ago by Jennifer Deuell
We’ve already arrived at month three of our 2021 RPL Teen Reading Challenge and it feels like time is flying by! How have things been going for you so far? […]
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What’s new and (possibly) good in literary fiction?

Posted about 1 month ago by Alexandra Zukas
Stuck in a book rut and need some fresh picks? Want to know what you need to read to maintain your highbrow literary street cred? I’ll admit I haven’t read […]
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Book Horoscopes – Pisces

Posted about 1 month ago by Robyn Webb
Every month of 2021 we will be sharing a tailored horoscope blog post for the current sun sign plus some extra recommendations so the rest of the signs can be […]
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Focus on the New: Middle Grade Fiction, ages 8-12

Posted about 1 month ago by Lisa Crisman
Calling all readers ages 8-12…it’s National Reading Month! Listed below are new titles from 2020 and 2021. A wide range of genres include fantasy, friends, and family. Some are set […]
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Book Horoscopes – Aquarius

Posted about 1 month ago by Robyn Webb
Every month of 2021 we will be sharing a tailored horoscope blog post for the current sun sign plus some extra goodies for the rest of us. (Yes, this is […]
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