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Books About Banned Books

It’s “Banned Book” week. Below is a bibliography of what we have on the topic of Books-About-Banned-Books (docx). All are available for check-out. Please visit The American Library Association (ALA) website on Banned and Challenged Books. American Library Association. (1994).

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National Autism Awareness Month

April is  National Autism Awareness Month. Come see our display of books in the reference area of the library (thank you Sharrod). We also have a research guide on Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Non-U.S. Children’s Literature Reviews

We got this great question last week from a children’s literature class with a focus on diversity. The question was, “Where can I read some reviews of children’s literature that are not based in the United States?” Of course we

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Printing a Book-list Revisited

For a lot of patrons being able to make and print a book-list is pretty important. We’ve been waiting for this feature to return for sometime, and now thanks to a recent upgrade it’s back! The following are step-by-step instructions.

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New Books!

Here are some of our newest acquisitions that caught my eye! As always, you can find new books in the window behind the reference desk. Other People’s English: Code-meshing, Code-switching, and African American Literacy This book presents an empirically grounded

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Printing a Book-list

Frustrated with trying to print a book-list? It’s not perfect but here’s a work-around (and you don’t need to be logged in). Select items by sweeping your cursor over them, then right-click and choose from the pop-up box: Convert Selection

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Reference Questions: CBC’s Outstanding Books of 2013?

Q: Where can I pick up a copy of the Children’s Book Committee: Outstanding Books of 2013? A: We have printed copies at the circulation desk. You can also download the full list of last year’s best books (published in

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This is our new meditation, prayer, nursing space. ​@katyehbooks talking to the 11/12s about The Truth About Twinkie Pie last spring​. Can't wait to welcome Kat back to Bank Street as our Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence this spring! Yay! #tbt Love this shot of Pres. John Niemeyer and his wife reading The Runaway Bunny, taken for Australian Women's Weekly in 1961 #tbt #bankstreetarchives Organizing Irma Black Award submissions! Wall tattoo. What a pleasure to listen to these two amazing women last night!! Childhood friends Meg Medina & RJ Palacio discussed their lives, families, work, and inspiration and how to offer hope and support to all right now. Just came across this quote from Lucy Sprague Mitchell in an old newsletter. "...I should wish to work along many lines to develop people who both understand and care about what happens to human beings everywhere." #tbt Happy Election Day!