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Library Pro Tips: Sustaining Remote Book Groups

May 23, 2020|Comments Off on Library Pro Tips: Sustaining Remote Book Groups

As we continue to stay home, it is important to maintain social connections and support positive mental stimulation. Reading groups and book clubs bring [...]

Staff Picks: Words Of Wiser Podcast #2

April 29, 2020|Comments Off on Staff Picks: Words Of Wiser Podcast #2

What our Staff are Watching This Week Looking for something new to watch? Hear from Cedar Mill & Bethany staff about what they are [...]

Staff Picks: Listen to Words Of Wiser Podcast #1

April 14, 2020|Comments Off on Staff Picks: Listen to Words Of Wiser Podcast #1

What our Staff are Reading This Week Check out the conversation as we chat about what we're reading while staying at home. Hear from [...]

  • Underground: The Worlds Beneath Our Feet

Underground: The Worlds Beneath Our Feet

April 4, 2019|Comments Off on Underground: The Worlds Beneath Our Feet

The open air, diurnal rhythms of sunrise and sunset, our need for sunlight, the swells of the open sea. Humanity's attachment to the vast spaces [...]

  • Inventing American Tradition: From the Mayflower to Cinco de Mayo

Inventing American Tradition: From the Mayflower to Cinco de Mayo

February 21, 2019|Comments Off on Inventing American Tradition: From the Mayflower to Cinco de Mayo

To understand the country is to understand the development and trajectory of the treatment of the flag, holidays like Thanksgiving and Columbus Day, and quintessentially "American" fast food and heroes.