Monthly Archives: January 2014

New Nonfiction At The Library

Check out these great new nonfiction books in our collection!

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Reading Outside the Box

Everybody has genres and formats that they especially love to read. And, hey, that’s great! Every reader sometimes wants to be able to grab a book that they are likely to love. But it’s not a bad thing to read outside … Continue reading

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What’s Up At Willennar: Digitization & Book the Digital Lab

“Digitization” is a big word that’s a mouthful to say. It sounds a little scary to some, but it’s really just a great way to preserve items. It’s also a vital part of what we do at the Willennar Genealogy … Continue reading

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ALA Youth Book and Media Awards

While we were all bundled up to stay warm on this cold winter morning, the American Library Association announced its much-anticipated youth book and media awards. The winner of this year’s Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished picture book is Locomotive … Continue reading

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Did Your Favorite Picture Book Win Our contest?

Many of you voted for your favorite picture book this winter. We are happy to announce the results. Children pre-K through 5th grade chose Mr. Tiger Goes Wild as their top choice. The runners up were Mr. Wuffles, The Battle … Continue reading

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Read Any Good Movies Lately?

What do Captain Phillips, The Hobbit, Iron Man 3, 12 Years a Slave, The Wolf of Wall Street, Philomena, Saving Mr. Banks, and The Book Thief all have in common? Aside from being nominated for Academy Awards, all of these … Continue reading

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What’s Up at Willennar: An Introduction

Most people in DeKalb County have probably, at one time or another, driven by the big, brick building on Jackson Street in Auburn, across the street from the teen library and kitty-corner from the historic Eckhart Public Library. If you’ve … Continue reading

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