Blog posts tagged "mySummer"

A person's hands holding an old book made of brown, aged parchment with script handwriting.
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Jun. 06, 2024 - 5:17 pm
Have you ever wondered if you could resell your thrift store finds for a decent profit? Do you want to know once and for all if the family heirloom that’s collecting dust is your ticket to an early retirement, or at least a fancy dinner? Are you curious about the value of a cherished object to...
A photo of the My First Library Card bookmark in front of the tree in the Children's Section at Anythink Wright Farms.
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Apr. 08, 2022 - 2:42 pm
I still remember the day I got my first library card. It was a hot afternoon in the summer, and we had gone to Bemis Public Library in Littleton to cool off. My sister was playing in the kids’ area as I piled up book after book on the counter, a towering mass of R.L. Stine and Christopher Pike, “...
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May. 06, 2021 - 2:49 pm
I was looking around my bedroom the other day and thinking “We should repaint this.” Our bedroom is currently a lovely light lavender-grey, a color picked not even two years ago. There isn’t anything wrong with it. In fact, it’s barely been up long enough for me to dislike it or grow sick of it....
Photo of a small boy running past a water sprinkler
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May. 24, 2020 - 9:06 pm
Whelp, this wasn’t the summer that most of us had planned for now, was it? In our family’s mind, the summer of 2020 was going to be one of nostalgic fun: campouts, swimming pools, theme parks, movies, friends and parties and barbeques. Instead, our summer looks like this: staying mostly in or just...
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May. 20, 2019 - 12:41 pm
As the last days of school slowly tick down, parents and teens alike are wondering: What are we going to do this summer? As a librarian and an author, I'm happy to shout: read YA!  In case you weren't aware, YA (short for young adult) literature has experienced a massive explosion of popularity in...