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It's the Cost of Distraction Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Cost of Distraction Edition of _You are What You Read_. **People**, let me jump right to it. Plain and simple we’ve been duped and bamboozled. We have been thinking that this summer belonged to the Bears and their shenanigans (_[**one**](https://dar.to/2BFU3nS)_ wandered through a hotel lobby in Colorado this week. Probably still looking for the ice machine), whi ...

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It's the New Bit of Terror Unleashed Edition

Greetings and welcome to the New Bit of Terror Unleashed Edition of _You Are What You Read_. Firstly, we have the first wager for Tights Watch 2018. In an ironic twist, it comes from **Monique O** (real name) the mother of **Teen Wrangler Mia O**. She has selected October 31st for our drop dead date. But **Jen**, you all say, what’s the irony in that? Well **People**, her very own daugh ...

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It's the That's No Treat Edition

Greetings and welcome to the That’s No Treat Edition of _You Are What You Read_. **Tights Watch 2018** has come to an official end. **I** caved to the cold this Monday. So if you picked the last full week in October as the Drop Dead Date you win! But really, **People**? Do any of us win when **The Bad Time** is knocking on our collective doors? **People**! While we were all on Tights Watch ...

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Note to Shelf: February Edition

We are so excited to introduce **_Note to Shelf_** our brand new monthly newsletter. So what can you expect? Our goal with **_Note to Shelf_** is to inform, excite, and educate our adult patrons about the items we are loving or in some cases…not loving at the moment. The majority of the newsletter will be dedicated to our staff reviews on books, audio books, and DVDS. Note to Shelf will also featu ...

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Paperback Editions

Our new Paperback collection features easy-to-carry editions of popular titles, books being adapted for screen and streaming, and current affairs. It's fun to browse the titles and know there are books you can easily take along with you on your travels. The collection lives on the display wall near the Post Road Entrance. We'll be adding to the collection regularly and are open to suggestions if t ...

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Note To Shelf: March Edition

Spring is in the air, or should we say “spring releases?” Every week, the Library is receiving a slew of new books, audiobooks, and DVDs you won’t want to miss. For all of you planning Spring Break travel, stop by and check out the Library’s new “Read Well, Travel Light” Paperback Collection located next to the Welcome Desk. ### Mallory Oyinkan Braithwaite’s **_My Sister The Serial Killer_** ...

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Note to Shelf: April Edition

Welcome to the April edition of **_Note to Shelf_**. As the weather gets nicer we’ll be spending more time outdoors but be sure to make some time to read, listen to and watch our new arrivals. MoMA will be closed for extensive renovations from June 15th to October 21, 2019. Take some time to enjoy some of its treasures such as Pablo Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, Salvador Dali's The Persi ...

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Note to Shelf: June Edition

June is Audiobook Month, so let’s celebrate by listening to books from your favorite authors and narrators. You can check out audiobooks at the Library or borrow [**e-Audiobooks**](https://dar.to/2pI6UOM) through our website. We've compiled our [**favorite audiobooks**](https://dar.to/2Kpsy4M) to inspire you. Happy summer and happy listening! ### Jill "If you liked _[**The Art Forger**]( ...

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Note to Shelf End of Summer Edition

Why does it always feel like summer goes by faster than the other seasons? Probably because you are so busy having fun! August days conjure up images of summer carnivals, day trips to the beach, barbecues, farmers’ markets, crickets, fireflies, and vacations. As the last days of August approach, we hope you hold on to the beauty that summer still has to offer by enjoying a good book at the beach, ...

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Note to Shelf: New Year Edition

Happy New Year, everyone! The idea of embarking on a new decade has all of us at the Library aiming high with our New Year’s reading resolutions. Luckily for us, 2020 has already produced some great new titles like **_[Dear Edward](https://dar.to/2swowBh)_** by Ann Napolitano, **_[Such a Fun Age](https://dar.to/2u4KxHP)_** by Kiley Reid, and **_[Brother & Sister](https://dar.to/36ZzMVv)_** by Dian ...

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Note to Shelf: Winter Edition

Good News! Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow on Groundhog Day so we’re in for an early spring! What’s on your spring reading lineup? There are a number of exciting upcoming titles, including great thrillers, with which to usher in the warmer weather. Chris Bohjalian brings us **_[The Red Lotus](https://dar.to/38QQ4ks)_**, Greer Hendricks has written **_[You Are Not Alone](https://dar.to/2 ...

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Note to Shelf: Week of March 23rd

These past weeks have been unprecedented. We have experienced cancellations of events, closures of stores and offices, and empty shelves in the grocery store. Also, we’ve embraced a new concept--social distancing! During these challenging days, it’s helpful to show kindness and share gestures of goodwill towards one another. There is some good news….spring is here! You can hear it in the sounds ...

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Note to Shelf: April 20th Edition

Let’s celebrate Libraries! National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening our communities. Susan Orleans wrote in her 2018 book, **_[The Library Book](https://dar.to/34HSukh)_**, “Libraries are what is best about us as a society: open, exciting, rich, informative, free, inclusi ...

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Note to Shelf: April 27th Edition

While we continue to work from home, we send all the best and hope everyone is staying safe and healthy! If you’re tired of binge watching, or have re-read every book in your favorite series, why not visit some fun websites to help you pass the time? Learn a new language via **[Mango](https://dar.to/3eKldtr)** or **_[Duolingo](https://dar.to/3eJpi0N)_** and wow your friends and family! Check out ...

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Note to Shelf: May 4th Edition

Can you believe it, we are officially seven weeks into quarantine and we don’t know about you but, somehow our “to be read” pile of books keeps bigger every day. [Hoopla](https://dar.to/2n4vBol) and [Libby by Overdrive](https://dar.to/2rwHAsg) have been the gifts that keep on giving. Through these apps, we have discovered hidden gems of books or revisited our favorite classics. In addition to all ...

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Note to Shelf: May 18th Edition

Our world as we know it has changed, but what hasn’t changed is our natural world! Nature awakens in May with the first tree buds turning into leaves, and flowering lilac bushes explode with a sweet, fragrant scent that fills the warm May air. Life returns to our gardens too. The perennials begin to sprout up from the soil and it’s time to pull on our gardening gloves, dig out the shovel, and plan ...

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Note to Shelf: May 25th Edition

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! First, we’d like to take a moment to recognize, honor, and celebrate those in the military who gave their lives for our country. We thank you for the freedom your service has provided us. It allows us to enjoy this weekend, and honor those who have sacrificed for this country. Traditionally, Memorial Day also marks the unofficial start of summer. The white jean ...

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Black Lives Matter

A collection of YA titles written by Black authors.

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Note to Shelf: June 15th Edition

Pride is here! While we won't be able to gather at Pride in the Park this June, we're still committed to celebrating Pride month with you in a variety of ways. First, we encourage you to check out our **[diverse collection of books](https://dar.to/30x8AgB)** that celebrate LGBTQ+ lives. This collection lets some of our readers see themselves represented, and empowers allies to educate themselves t ...

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Note to Shelf: July 13th Edition

Can you believe we’re halfway through July? As noted in the Farmer’s Almanac, July is the hottest month of the year; thunderstorms are nearly as abundant as ants at a picnic! Our warm summer days make it the perfect time to celebrate National Ice Cream month. Does your favorite flavor line up with your state’s? **[Check here to discover if it does.](https://dar.to/3fcEHXy)**   We are excited to ...

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