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Adult Book Blog and Recommended Reads - Staff book reviews, fiction and non-fiction.

Farnsworth's blog features news and reviews in the world of sci-fi.

It's a Mystery is a blog about the Mystery genre and its many subgenres.

Just the Facts - In Reference, we learn something new every day. What we find, we share with you.

Let's Talk Trending keeps you up to date with the latest and greatest in what's happening in Popular Culture.

The Media Maven's goal is to help you understand what resources and databases the library has access to, how to use them, and sometimes give reviews to books she thinks you might enjoy.

Music Musings features music news, releases, and everyday musings.

The Playful Parent - Make the most of your family time with ideas for activities and crafts that entertain and educate!

Read It Make It - Introducing a new way to experience your favorite children's book. Read It Make It suggests a book and a related children's craft or activity.

The Sports Section covers the world of sports, from alpine skiing to yachting.

STEAM - all about Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math.

52 Small Changes for the Mind by Brett Blumenthal

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In her 1995 book about writing, Bird by Bird, writer Anne Lamott advised writers to set small, daily writing goals for themselves rather than to try to write several chapters all at once.

Choosing Love by Sherianna Boyle

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As humans, most of us have a basic need to love and be loved. Often, however, many internal and external obstacles prevent us from satisfying this need.

Super You: Release Your Inner Superhero by Emily V. Gordon

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s . . . YOU! Never thought of yourself as a superhero? Writer, producer, and former therapist Emily V. Gordon has.

Seeking Jordan: How I Learned the Truth about Death and the Invisible Universe by Matthew McKay, PhD

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In the early hours of September 17, 2008, in California, 23-year-old Jordan McKay was fatally shot while riding his bike home. His grief-stricken father, professor and clinical psychologist Matthew McKay, refused to believe that he had lost Jordan forever. With the help of psychologist Dr.

The Power of Forgiveness: Forgiving as a Path to Freedom by Joan Gattuso

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No matter how or to what degree you have been wounded by another person, it’s often difficult, if not impossible, to “forgive and forget”, as the saying goes. Harboring resentment, anger, guilt, and other negative emotions, however, can eventually take a physical and mental toll.

It's a Mystery - Series Updates

A new and very popular series is being added to our mystery collection as the titles become available.  The British Library Crime Classics series features titles from the Golden Age of British crime writing.  Many of these re-released titles have not been in print since before World War II.

The Sports Section - Save the Date

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 6th at 7 pm– Terry Pluto, PD columnist and author of 23 books, will be here at WPPL to talk about the Cleveland Sports scene. 

Gold At The End Of The Rainbow

Pot of GoldHappy St. Patrick's Day!
St. Patrick's Day is less than two weeks away and Clevelanders love to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. After you see the parade bring the kids home to read some St. Patrick's Day books and have fun doing a craft.

Tomorrow Ends Nearly a Year in Space

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What would it feel like to spend nearly a year in space?

Tomorrow, American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Korniyenko will be returning to Earth from their “Year in Space” mission on the International Space Station (ISS). They left the planet in March 2015 to study long-term effects of space travel on the human body to better prepare for longer trips, such as those to Mars (which is six months one way). Scott has an identical twin brother still on Earth, former astronaut Mark Kelly, who is participating with him in a twin study comparing the changes to their bodies.

Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn