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Staff Picks: Korea

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Recommended Reads about... Korea

Brought to you by: Courtney in Adult Services

How long have you been at Helen Plum Library? 7 years

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Staff Picks: Guitarists

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Recommended Reads about... Guitarists

Brought to you by: Terr from Technology & Metadata Services

How long have you been at Helen Plum Library? 4 years

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Ukraine and Russia

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10 books to help you better understand what's going on in Ukraine

Amid the devastating Russian invasion of Ukraine, here are 10 books that explain the history and current events of the two countries. If you'd like to read beyond the headlines for a clearer understanding of the conflict and what's at stake, check out one of the titles below:

Staff Picks: Hygge

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Recommended Reads about... Hygge

Brought to you by: Kate from Adult Services

How long have you been at Helen Plum Library? 8 years

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Staff Picks: Plant-Based Vegan

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Recommended Reads about...a Plant-Based/Vegan Diet Brought to You by Steph from Marketing. "I have followed a vegan lifestyle for the past 7 years for its impact on animals, the environment, and my health. The possibilities for plant-based alternatives and recipes and are endless, and I hope you’ll try (and love) something new from one of these cookbooks below!"

Staff Picks: Jeff Beck

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Recommended Reads about... Jeff Beck

Brought to You by: Terr from Technology & Metadata Services

How long Have you Been at Helen Plum Library? 4 years

Reading Colors Your World

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Add some color to your reading list... and to your Summer Reading logs 😉 with these fresh picks from our Reader's Advisory librarians!

Staff Picks: Baseball Reads

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Recommended Reads about... Baseball

Brought to You by: Stephanie from Adult Services

How long Have you Been at Helen Plum Library? 3 years

Why did you choose this topic?
I am a huge baseball fan and have been my entire life. There is no place I’d rather be than at the ballpark on a summer day, watching a game. My goal is to see a game in every Major League park and I am over halfway there! Enjoy these books and movies featuring America’s pastime and take me out to the ballgame!

Pride Month

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We invite you to celebrate Pride Month with our LGBTQIA+ inclusive books of all genres and for all ages! Stop in the Library and visit our Spotlight display to discover even more titles for checkout 💖

Earth Day

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Here are some titles for all ages to read to celebrate our planet and inspire action to protect it. 

Antiracism Recommended Reads with an AAPI Focus

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Hate has no place at Helen Plum Library. Our organization stands with Asian American & Pacific Islander communities and condemns all acts of violence, hatred, and racism.

Reads for Women's History Month

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Our expert curators from Youth, Teen and, Adult Services have created a recommended Women's History Month reading list for young kids, older kids, teens, and adults.