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Whenever I get in a reading rut, I always pick up a graphic novel to revive my love of reading. Some stories can bog a person down with alliteration, onomatopoeia, symbolism, metaphors, and other sorts of literary constructs. Read more about Body Snatching Gone Awry
Sometimes you read a book for the characters or the action. And sometimes it's the place you can't forget. For the record, I will never, ever get tired of reading books set in London. EVER. So what do you do when you want more of a place? Read more about Location, Location, Location
Lord Ballister Blackheart never asked for a sidekick. He was doing just fine on his own with his villainy and random acts of sabotage against Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin and the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics. Read more about Nimona: Not your ordinary villainous sidekick!
The Avengers flood the movie screens, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D on TV, and all the bits interlock. While we're between movies and seasons, I turn to comics to keep entertained. I've always loved superheoes. When I was little, I wanted to be a superhero. Read more about Ms. Marvel Vol 1: No Normal
Hey Teens! As a reminder, Teen Open Lab (TOL) is cancelled August 25 - 27 so the Friends of The Urbana Free Library can set up for the Summer Book Sale, to be held August 27 - 31 in the Lewis Auditorium. Read more about No Teen Open Lab this week... come to the Book Sale instead!
Weird Contest Week (August 9 – 15, 2015) has come to a close, and the winners will be contacted on Monday. Thanks to all who participated! Now that the contest has passed, it’s finally safe to reveal the answers!
Exactly how many orange M&M’s were in the jar? We had guesses ranging from 16 – 118, but in fact, there were 57 orange M&M’s. Read more about Weird Contest Week
I don't mean to ruin anyone's Summer, but I have news for you (Brace yourself--this might come as a shock. Seriously, I'd go sit down before you hear the rest. Ok, I warned you.). Summer is very nearly over. There are only a few precious weeks left. What can you do to escape and pretend that school isn't about to start? Here are some suggestions to take you your mind off of Summer's end. Read more about Escape the End of Summer