Ready for a Laugh?

It’s been a while, but don’t worry I’ve missed all of you probably 100% more than you’ve missed me. This week, I will share with you some funny and possibly helpful books.  Although these books may not be a choice topic at the next MENSA meeting, they will make you chuckle and occasionally snap your friendsContinue Reading

Hittin’ the Books with Liz

Only 26 days into 2017 and there are already several deserted books in my wake. Walking the library stacks with good intentions and otherwise low standards, the pile of #ToBeRead books in my arms and in my head grows substantially. You may ask: Well, I’ll have you know that I do read them – justContinue Reading

Is the Young Adult section the first place you go to when you walk into JPL? Do you scour the catalog to see what YA book you should read next? Well, look no further because we have your must-reads for the summer!  

What’s all the Hoopla About?!

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We have been, or at least i have been, a little over due for a new post. You may or may not know (although I really really hope you do) that we offer a service called Hoopla – think Netflix but for free. The Johnson Public library has offered this service for a while now,Continue Reading

Winter is Coming (on Game of Thrones)

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You can official count down the days until the new Game of Thrones season on your hands AND I’M SO EXCITED. If you already watch Games of Thrones, you are probably on the same boat as I am, but if you don’t watch Game of Thrones (GoT), trust me: believe the hype; it’s worth the watch…andContinue Reading

2014 Young Adult GLBT Books

Some Assembly Required by Arin Andrews / Rethinking Normal by Katie Hill – Two non-fiction books written by two transgender teenagers who dated each other while transitioning. Far From You by Tess Sharpe – When she narrowly escapes a confrontation with a masked man in the woods but her best friend Mina doesn’t, Sophie isContinue Reading

Best Teen Books of 2014

You don’t want to miss these amazing reads! Some are exceptionally well-written, some are super popular, and many are both! Click on the Book Covers for Summary and Availability Information Best Realistic Fiction Pointe by Brandy Colbert I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon Say What YouContinue Reading

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