A City Pop Summer

More so than any other season, summer finds me relistening to my favorite oldies—Sam Cooke, Bob Dylan, the Beatles, and more start showing up in the late spring and a month later, they’re dominating the airwaves. What can I say? The sixties and summer are perfect complements. This year though, I’ve been bopping my head…
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LPL Best of 2020: Media

It's no secret that 2020 was a stinker of a year, but here are some of the silver linings that got LPL staff through it.  This time around, we didn’t limit our media choices to things published in 2020, instead we just asked for whatever people loved the most (but most of them ended up…
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BYOBB

3rd Tues | 7 - 8:30 PM | Zoom Come unwind with the #BookSquad. We'll be sipping tea, whiskey, wine and the sorts while we talk books. 📚☕️🍷 We'd love to see your beautiful shining faces and hear what you've been reading these days! 🌞 Join us digitally on Zoom! (Contact Polli — pkenn@lplks.org — for…
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Rabbit, Ronin

About once a year, I discover a massive, decades old manga or comic series that for whatever reason I have never picked up before and just fall in love. Recent series in this vein include Akira Toriyama’s frenetic fighter Dragon Ball, the absolutely wacky, juvenile, and moving magical pirate adventure One Piece, the campy sci…
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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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