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  • Cat Reading

Pawsitively Purrfect Fiction with Felines

October 10, 2015|Comments Off on Pawsitively Purrfect Fiction with Felines

In the same way modern cat memes offer funny, clever commentary on society and demonstrate cultural trends, fiction featuring feline characters often make statements about society and […]

  • Creativity

Philippe Petit’s Walk

October 9, 2015|Comments Off on Philippe Petit’s Walk

The film The Walk (in theaters now) tells the story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit’s most famous performance: his unauthorized 45-minute walk between the Twin Towers […]

  • Rain: A Natural and Cultural History

Rain: A Natural and Cultural History

October 1, 2015|0 Comments

Cynthia Barnett’s Rain: A Natural and Cultural History covers the climatological, personal, psychological and political aspects of the world’s obsession with its most important and […]

  • Bookshelf

Banned Books Week: 5 Favorites We Recommend

September 28, 2015|0 Comments

Communities across the country are celebrating the freedom to read during Banned Books Week! Each year, libraries and bookstores illustrate the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books […]

  • Read stricted on a stop sign

Discover Banned Books

September 25, 2015|Comments Off on Discover Banned Books

Thru the end of September, the Cedar Mill Library will feature popular and unexpected books that were banned or challenged. What are banned books? We […]

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