Music is Life

June 3, 2020 – Adrianna Holt, Adult Services / Passport Agent Music is a constant for many people. Whether it is listening to the radio on their way to work, playing a specific playlist while working out, or having a certain song to get them up in the morning. I am definitely one of those […]

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

May 28, 2020 – Brenda Renner, Youth Services When I suggested to my husband that I would like a raised garden bed this summer, he readily agreed.  So began the research, planning, decisions on how long to make it, how wide it should be, and where to place it to get the best sun. Then […]

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New Title Tuesday

 May 26, 2020 – Sarah Vohsen, Adult Services Check out some of our new titles this week: Pictured above:  The Price We Pay : What Broke American Health Care—and How to Fix It by Marty Makary Information Wars : How We Lost the Global Battle Against Disinformation & What We Can Do About It by […]

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If You Loved Stephen King’s The Institute…

May 22, 2020 – Chelsea Dunbar, Adult Services If you loved The Institute by Stephen King, you may enjoy one of these as well:   Inspection by Josh Malerman “Boys are being trained at one school for geniuses, girls at another. And neither knows the other exists–until now… J is a student at a school […]

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The Big Question: Digital or Physical?

May 21, 2020 – Adrianna Holt, Adult Services / Passport Agent The library materials offered have expanded exponentially over the past couple decades, especially with digital being added to our collections. So I asked some of the library workers at CGPL (who are avid readers) what their preference was, did they prefer physical books or […]

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How Has Acquiring Books Changed For You During Social Distancing?

May 15, 2020 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator Hello, all of our wonderful readers and patrons! How is everyone doing? I hope this post finds all of you and your families well. Since the social distancing order was put into place and the library closed, I know a lot of us have been doing […]

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Cooking Up Something New: Crustless Spinach Quiche

May 13, 2020 – Jean Martin, User Services Supervisor So many times during this quarantine, I’ve thought about doing a video post about making yeast bread. Although this would be something way out of my comfort zone, my biggest hangup was usually the fact that I hadn’t washed my hair that day! After seeing Kayla’s […]

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What do you really call your pets?

May 8, 2020 – Chelsea Dunbar, Adult Services I saw this trending topic on Twitter “Do you ever call your pet by their real name?”, and it brought attention to the names I call my own animals. When I started thinking through the list of names, it inspired me to gather this important data from […]

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In a Stitch

May 7, 2020 – Adrianna Holt, Adult Services / Passport Agent Are you in a stitch and have to stay at home because of COVID-19? One of the hobbies that I’ve been taking an interest in is cross stitch (sometimes called counted cross stitch), which is a type of counted thread embroidery. As the name […]

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Cooking Up Something New: Leek and Mushroom Soup with Potatoes

May 2, 2020 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator Being cooped up within the house has made my entire family take to the kitchen for some new recipes! My sister made homemade pasta and one of my brothers made chicken pot pie with a handmade crust. Other things we have experimented with have been pork […]

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