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Challenge yourself with some fun activities

We have all faced our own challenges during the past few weeks with social distancing becoming the "new norm." I have been very proud of my fellow librarians who have embraced the challenge of finding innovative ways to bring library services to your home and connect with the library community. We miss those "in-house" moments—seeing our regular gu...
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Make time to make stuff

During this busy season, it's important to take some time to make stuff. Creative activities are known to contribute toward reducing stress and depression according to the American Journal of Public Health . So, if you are feeling a little stressed from the holiday hustle and demands, take some time for yourself at the library and enjoy a little cr...
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Not Your Parents’ Coffee

A day without coffee is almost unheard of in our household, but it wasn't always like that. The search for the perfect cup of freshly roasted beans has gradually grown during the past five years. In 2015, we traveled to a coffee farm in Costa Rica, where we sipped that yummy liquid gold throughout the day and soaked up all we could about the farm-t...
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