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Online Library Resources for Homeschoolers on September 1st at Walkertown

By Margaret Adam / August 29, 2016

Area homeschooling families are invited to an overview presentation of dozens of databases available online for free to library cardholders. Sixteen tips for using the library online catalog will also be shared. Come Thursday, September 1st, from 12:30 - 1:30 pm. Bring a bag lunch if you wish.

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Book Discussions of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

By Jacquelyn White / August 25, 2016

Book discussions are the heart of On the Same Page. They offer a chance to get together with other readers, share impressions, and be reminded why reading is one of life’s great joys. All discussions are free and open to the community. You are welcome to join us at any location. For information about locations or details about book discussions, please contact the library at (336) 703-2941.


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Books We Like

By Jessica Hassler / August 10, 2016

This month Jessica Hassler, a children's librarian at our Clemmons Library, reviews books from a growing trend in the world of Young Adult fiction which is the novelization remake of fairy tales. If you're scratching your head like I was at this concept read on and see what an interesting concept it has become.

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On the Same Page Community Read Book Announced for 2016

By Don Dwiggins / August 4, 2016

With a focus on sustainable foods and healthy eating On the Same Page 2016 is proud to announce that Barbara Kingsolver's Animal, Vegetable, Miracle has been selected as this year's community read selection.


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The Readers' Page: the place for all things reading

By Jacquelyn White / August 1, 2016

Readers' of all genres come check out our Readers' Page. Our Readers' Page is a great place for readers who are looking to browse a source on books that's specific to their community.

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How Did That Get on the Shelf?

By Lara Luck / July 29, 2016

With so many books published each year, how does the Library choose which titles to purchase and add to the collection? Well, that’s the job of our Collection Development Manager who coordinates material purchasing for the library. A fancy way of saying she reads through book review publications, publisher emails, catalogs, etc. and chooses what she thinks you, our customers, will want to read in the next week, month, and year. However, there more to it than simply reading reviews.

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