Library Display | Books for fans of Dumplin’

Before I read Julie Murphy’s Dumplin’, I hadn’t ever thought much about Dolly Parton. Of course, I knew who she was, had heard of Dollywood, and loved that one scene in Miss Congeniality 2 when Sandra Bullock tackles her. But I’d never taken the time to listen to her music or think much about her. Dumplin’  definitely changed […]

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YA Display | Books to try if you love T.H.U.G

  As every teen librarian probably knows, the movie adaptation of Angie Thomas’s amazing novel, The Hate U Give, is being released this month. The movie is directed by George Tillman, Jr. and stars Amandla Stenberg as Starr Carter. It’s currently playing in select cities and will expand to all locations on October 19. I […]

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Library Display | Books for fans of “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before”

If you read YA, I’m sure you know that today is the much-anticipated release day of the “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” Netflix adaptation. I’ll admit that I was late to the Lara Jean bandwagon, and only just read the trilogy earlier this year. I ended up enjoying the series so much more […]

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Library Display | Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

This month, I did a YA book display centered around Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health awareness is obviously important for all, but is particularly important for folks from marginalized backgrounds; people of color, LGBTQIA+ folks, and people with disabilities may be more likely to struggle with their mental health and may have more […]

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