Hats off! 10 books for the graduate

  • May 27, 2020 |
  • 1 MIN READ|
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To celebrate the graduates of 2020 we've gathered a list of 10 inspiring books to mark this important milestone and impart wisdom for the future.

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Local photographer, advocate, and Korean adoptee James Tecco (Jee Dong-soo) shares his journey to embracing his identity and provides reading materials to commemorate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

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April is National Poetry Month! Senior Library Services Assistant Clarity Amrein has lots of ways to help you participate and celebrate.

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Get a glimpse into what other Library community members are reading from our eBranch while Library buildings are temporarily closed.

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With many restaurants temporarily closed or limited to carryout due to the COVID-19 outbreak, you may be cooking now more than ever. This makes it the perfect time to decompress, try a new recipe, and express love for yourself or others.

How to use the Library's eBranch

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Our Social Media Specialist, Austin Winters, put together two handy how-to videos to guide you through selecting the Library's eBook and eAudiobook services that are right for you.​​​​​​​

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A message from our Eva Jane Romaine Coombe Library Director Paula Brehm-Heeger regarding Macmillan Publishers changes to how they permit libraries to loan their eBooks, what we're doing about it, and what you can do to help.

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The Ride & Read program allows Metro riders of all ages to spend their commute with a good book, no matter the format. Think of it as a bus book club!

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In 2015 the MakerSpace opened at the Main Library. Since then, makers from across the region have come to create. One of those makers is local artist and educator Lindsey Whittle. Her work is on view at the Contemporary Arts Center, where you can see the entrance of the space covered in colorful window clings printed in the MakerSpace.

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Something magical happened on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at about 6:30 p.m. It may have seemed like a typical weeknight to you. But one Hyde Park woman set a record by simply downloading an audiobook from the Library’s eBranch and Overdrive.

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