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08/07/2020 - 11:37am

While in college, I found a copy of Lolita in a pile of discarded library books. After scanning Vladimir Nabokov's opening paragraph, this line piqued my curiosity:. "Lo-Lee-Ta taking a trip three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth." Conjuring these images is how I fell under Humbert Humbert's spell, marveling at how the author could so convin...

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08/06/2020 - 2:14pm


Elin Hilderbrand 28 summers
Hank Green A beautifully foolish endeavor
Kristin Harmel The book of lost names
James Patterson Cajun justice
Gail Tsukiyama...

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07/30/2020 - 10:37am

Matt Ruff 88 Names
Kristan Higgins Always the last to know
Charlie Kaufman Antkind
Simon Brett Clutter Corpse
ConnieSchultz The daughters of Erietown
Sara Paretsky...

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07/23/2020 - 11:23am


Riku Onda The Aosawa murders
Ben Aaronovitch False value
Louise Erdrich The night watchman

David C McKnight The power of zero: how to get to the 0% tax br...

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07/20/2020 - 4:06pm

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment passage that guaranteed and protected American women's right to vote. If you are looking for a fun activity to test your knowledge of women's suffrage, check out the 2020 Women's Vote Centennial Initiative. You'll find enjoyable and insightful information about the brave women who fought to secure this vital constituti...

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07/10/2020 - 1:45pm


Jeanine Cummins American dirt
Neil Gaiman American gods
Sarah Vaughan Anatomy of a scandal
Suzanne Collins The ballad of songbirds and snakes
Jennifer Weiner...

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07/09/2020 - 5:01pm

Beginning July 13, members can request available items showing an on-shelf status in the library's catalog, or place a hold on checked out items. Beginning July 20, the library’s no-contact service for books, DVDs, etc. pick-ups will be available, by appointment only, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12-4 p.m. in the 2nd Floor lobby. You can return library mate...

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07/08/2020 - 2:36pm

This year, Laura Sheppard celebrates her twentieth anniversary as events director at MI. Recently, Laura—who’s also the founder of multiple theater companies and an actress specializing in one-woman shows—shared highlights from her prolific event-producing career, as well as her deep appreciation of what she’s learned on the job.

Twenty years is a long time! What’s kept you at MI?...

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06/26/2020 - 1:20pm


Sue Monk Kidd The book of longings
Megha Majumdar A burning
Michael Connelly Fair warning
Jim Kelly The great darkness
Lucy Foley...

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