The Boss at 70

Bruce Springsteen’s 70th birthday—September 23—seemed as good a reason as any to pester my coworkers with an all staff three question survey about the Boss. Here’s an unofficial look at the library’s Springsteen stances. Q1:When was the Boss at his dreamiest? As you can see above, about half of the library’s staff didn’t answer, but…
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An Interview with Ricky Roosevelt and Raymond – Sound+Vision Sessions

Friday, September 27th marks the next installment of our local music showcase, the Sound+Vision Sessions. The series highlights local music talent in an all-ages environment from 7:00-9:00 p.m. This time around, we move down a slightly more experimental, hip hop and R&B path with Raymond and Ricky Roosevelt, two artists of the Vivid Zebra collective…
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Marilyn Kearney, Youth Services Assistant Hello there! My name is Marilyn, and when I'm not working at the library I'm...well, probably still working at the library; homework is my third job. I'm a current grad student through ESU on my way to earning my Master's in Library Science. Come talk to me about baking, cats, coffee, and…
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The State of eBooks and Libraries

Lawrence, something tells us you love LPL’s digital collections. Within the last 12 months, LPL cardholders checked out 138,466‬ ebooks and audiobooks. We’ve heard how much you like the new titles available on OverDrive’s Libby app, and how nice it is to check out eBooks and audiobooks immediately on Hoopla. We also know it comes…
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Mary Wahlmeier, Youth Services Assistant. Avid middle grade reader and reviewer who also enjoys lyric nonfiction and literary fiction—I'm obsessed with Ferrant
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The Way Home

Another scorching summer afternoon and a library patron walks up to the desk: "I remember when we didn't have air conditioning. These are the good old days." T
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