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Check out the latest books at Jervis Library

The Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., Rome, is open to the public. Mandatory face masks and social distancing. Library hours are 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. The library has 110,000 books; …

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These books wrestle with the question “Who am I?”

Each month, the Columbia Public Library offers selections from its collection related to a current bestseller or hot topic. Library associate Ida Fogle has compiled this month’s selections. When we are born, we are described by a name, a sex, a nationality, a race. We are someone’s child, brother, sister, …

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Tucson Book Festival Returns to University of Arizona Mall

After two years of planning around COVID-19, the Tucson Festival of Books returns to campus March 12-13. Since its inception in 2009, the festival has gained a national reputation, attracting over 130,000 visitors each year. Attendees can stop by to attend panel discussions, book signings, or grab a bite to …

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Cosmo’s Corner: Books about dogs! | get out and go

Meow and wow, everyone, it’s Cosmo the library cat! Not long ago I recommended some good cat books available at the Grand County Public Library, so I thought it was only fair that I discuss dog books as well. Here are some children’s books recommended by library staff: Alexandra Day’s …

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The most anticipated sci-fi and fantasy books of March 2022 according to Goodreads members — GeekTyrant

Good reads released its list of most anticipated sci-fi and fantasy books in March. The list is compiled by members of Goodreads and it’s always interesting to see what comes out. I’m not going to lie, I want to read The Kaiju Preservation Society. It looks like a fun book. …

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Here are the most popular Tri-Cities books of 2021

Tri-City Libraries has shared their 10 most popular fiction and non-fiction titles viewed in 2021 – in print and audiobook form. The Mid-Columbia Libraries and Richland Public Library’s Top 10 Lists features an eclectic collection of popular New York Times bestsellers, biographies, novels, self-help and thrillers. You will find popular …

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The Seattle Public Library Just Released Its Most Popular Books of 2021

It’s no secret that Seattle loves to read. That’s why it’s fun to take a look at the Seattle Public Library’s most popular books of 2021. By popular, we’re referring to the books that were viewed the most when people fell in love with the reading during the pandemic. According …

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Here are the Seattle Public Library’s most popular books in 2021

Through Seattle Times Art Critic In a pandemic year, many of us have turned to books — many of which are provided by the Seattle Public Library, which this week released its list of its most-viewed books of 2021. His most popular title, “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett (2021 …

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Vancouver Island Regional Library showcases 2021 most popular books – Saanich News

The Vancouver Island Regional Library released its list of the most popular books in its collection over the past year. “In another year in the shadow of the pandemic, the best books included titles by Indigenous authors, murder mysteries from world-famous authors, series that found their way onto television and …

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Vancouver Island Regional Library presents its most popular books of 2021 – Vancouver Island Free Daily

The Vancouver Island Regional Library has released its list of the most popular books in its collection over the past year. “In another year under the shadow of the pandemic, top books included titles by Indigenous authors, mystery novels by world-renowned authors, series that found their way to TV and …

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Vancouver Island Regional Library showcases its most popular books of 2021 – Sooke News Mirror

The Vancouver Island Regional Library has released its list of the most popular books in its collection over the past year. “In another year under the shadow of the pandemic, top books included titles by Indigenous authors, mystery novels by world-renowned authors, series that found their way to TV and …

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Vancouver Island Regional Library showcases its most popular books of 2021 – Victoria News

The Vancouver Island Regional Library has released its list of the most popular books in its collection over the past year. “In another year under the shadow of the pandemic, top books included titles by Indigenous authors, mystery novels by world-renowned authors, series that found their way to TV and …

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Vancouver Island Regional Library showcases its most popular books of 2021 – Oak Bay News

The Vancouver Island Regional Library has released its list of the most popular books in its collection over the past year. “In another year under the shadow of the pandemic, top books included titles by Indigenous authors, mystery novels by world-renowned authors, series that found their way to TV and …

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Vancouver Island Regional Library Showcases Its Most Popular Books of 2021 – Goldstream News Gazette

The Vancouver Island Regional Library has released its list of the most popular books in its collection over the past year. “In another year under the shadow of the pandemic, top books included titles by Indigenous authors, mystery novels by world-renowned authors, series that found their way to TV and …

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Top 10 books retrieved from 2021, Worcester Public Library

WORCESTER – Maybe some of them are on your shelves? The Worcester Public Library has released its 2021 list of the most viewed books for adults. “We have created this list based on the circulation statistics of books belonging to all branches of the Worcester Public Library. Public library. Below …

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Pressure to ban books from Texas schools has shifted to public libraries

Standing at the podium with a young child on her hip, Irving’s Flory Malloy aimed at the public library. It was October 14, and the mother-of-seven, who has a doctorate in Bible studies, appeared before city council to complain, in part, about an LGBTQIA + book that some parents wanted …

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Today’s Word Search: The Libraries of the Future Are Moving Away from Books

While libraries have traditionally been a repository of information, in order to survive they move away from books and embrace other creative pursuits. Image Credit: Unsplash / VNWayne Fan Libraries, once huge dusty book echo chambers, became multipurpose spaces where you could print documents, study, do group projects, and use …

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The most popular books from the Ottawa Public Library in 2021

The OPL has compiled the top 10 lists in the French and English categories for adults and teens. The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) has some great book recommendations for anyone looking for great reading in 2022. It gathers lists of the most popular books between January 1 and December 1, …

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These are the DC Public Library’s most popular books in 2021

Image by Chinnapong via iStock / Getty Images Plus. Hot vax summer never really took off, so what did the folks in DC do instead? They read books, apparently! The DC Public Library’s comprehensive list of its most popular titles for 2021 bears only a slight resemblance to last year’s …

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Best New York Public Library Books in 2021

After offering digital crates exclusively for over a year, the New York Public Library reopened all of its locations last summer. Many customers rushed to their local branch, while others were happy to continue borrowing e-books from home. Regardless of what format they entered, these were the top NYPL cases …

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What Do Popular Books Reflect in New York Libraries?

Popular books in New York libraries Brooklyn Public Library’s Fritzi Bodenheimer said reading and talking about books is a great way for people to stay connected, especially when they’re stuck at home. And NYPL’s Lynn Lobash said seven of the top 10 picks in her library system were picked by …

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The Friends of the Library are organizing a pop-up sale for children on December 12 | Books

ITHACA, NY – The Friends of the Library Sale (FOL) have thought of a pop-up sale in the past, but none have been implemented, but with Christmas just around the corner, FOL is offering an event of a day on December 12. Kathy Weinberg, coordinator of Friends of the Tompkins …

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Popular books being checked out at the Lincoln Public Library District

Wondering what the people of Lincoln read? Here are some of the most popular titles of the month in the Lincoln Public Library District. NON-FIC FOR ADULTS “The Library: A Fragile History” by Andrew Pettegree and Arthur der Weduwen Andrew Pettegree and Arthur der Weduwen retrace the history of the …

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Wayne, NJ, school board receives complaints about gender identification books

WAYNE – A single copy of a best-selling graphic novel, repeatedly called “porn” by some angry township parents, has dominated a considerable portion of recent education board meetings. Thusday, “Homosexual gender“was re-listed several times, along with six other book titles that were the subject of an official complaint from three …

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Several copies of popular books available

Although the library hosts their own book discussion groups, we know that sometimes the days and times don’t fit your schedule. Sometimes it’s nice to get together with old and new friends outside of the library to discuss the latest novel you’ve read. If your private group needs multiple copies …

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What are the most popular books in the Plano library? Here is a list of what residents ask for the most

If Plano’s public library had a “most wanted” list, those books would be there. The morning news from Dallas asked the library for a list of its 10 most requested print materials for adults and children, as well as the most popular digital readings. Topping the list of favorite adult …

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LGBTQ characters lead popular books recommended in New Bedford

NEW BEFORE – Strong, empowered LGBTQ + characters thrive in the literary world. Here’s why stories like “Hurricane Child” or “Zenobia July” should be welcome on any teenager’s shelf. “It’s an opportunity to see people like them, who they can relate to, who have had a similar experience to them …

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Here are the most popular books at the Hamilton Library for 2020

As Hamilton coped with the pandemic this year, many people browsed a good read from the Hamilton Public Library (HPL) to get by. There were so many people immersing themselves in the stories that in October, the HPL hit the 2020 milestone of one million ebook cases. But what was …

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The Sherman Library’s Most Popular Books in 2020.

In a world where everything has changed, it seems, by reading books in a way, many people have faced the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, Sunny Purdin, adult services librarian at Sherman Public Library, said library staff and patrons had to make adjustments to keep everyone safe. Purdin published the following …

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The 10 most popular books in the New York Public Library during the coronavirus

The main entrance to the New York Public Library on March 22, 2020 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images During the pandemic, many people are finding time they didn’t have before to hide away with episodes of shows they’ve never seen or books they’ve never read. Sure, some of …

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BU Libraries have compiled their 10 most popular books

Libraries recently put together a top 10 list of their most popular books. The occasion may be an annual throwback to the previous year’s hot readings, as with the Boston Public Libraryor in the New York Public Library‘s, a blowing out of birthday candles on the occasion of his 125th …

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Here are the most popular books and movies in local libraries in 2019

In the digital age, neighborhood libraries are booming. Libraries in Hartland, Howell, Fowlerville and Hamburg Township have released 2019 reports that not only show an increase in print runs, but also reveal interesting insights into what patrons read and watch in these communities. Brighton District Library was the only library …

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The Most Popular Books Pulled From Louisville Libraries in 2019

Wow, Louisville bookworms, you’ve all been busy over the past year. Nearly four million items, including books and other multimedia items, were retrieved from the Louisville Free Public Library in 2019, an increase of 7% from last year. So what were people reading? The Louisville Free Public Library has released …

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