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Author Visit: Meg Jones

Long before Japanese bombs rained down on Pearl Harbor, Milwaukee was the “Machine Shop to the World.” Thanks to the city’s large industrial base, factories quickly retooled and mobilized for wartime production. Locals sacrificed their lives for the cause. Through past interviews and archival materials, author Meg Jones reveals these and other patriotic stories and will be sharing the illustrious ... Read More »

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Adult Coloring

Adult coloring has grown exponentially in popularity. Coloring books are popping up all over the place; the grocery store, Target, craft stores. You can hardly go out without running into the craze. In 2015, Quarto Publishing Group US sold 4 million copies and coloring books are continuous hitting the best seller lists on Amazon. There are many benefits to coloring. One benefit is to help de-stress in today’s ... Read More »

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What Allison is Watching . . .

30 For 30 ESPN Films' 30 For 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th anniversary has come to life as an eclectic and fascinating collection of passionate films about sports and culture. Individually, each of the films in this series is meant to tell an intimate, compelling story that ... Read More »

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What our library patrons are reading this summer . . .

Book review by library patron, Kate C.After a Fashion by Jen Turano If Julia Roberts were a God-fearing, independent seamstress from New York, then After a Fashion would be the Pretty Woman of the 1800’s . The main character has personal integrity and courage, which are inspiring qualities; but she was far too argumentative for a pleasant read. The plot is, at times, odd and melodramatic, but in all, it was ... Read More »

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Trip to ALA!

At the end of June, I had the amazing opportunity to attend the American Library Association Conference in San Francisco, California. For one week, 15,883 attendees consisting of librarians, publishers, and authors, as well as 6,813 exhibitors, came to the city to show off their goods and services. I was able to attend the conference thanks to a program that the American Library Association (ALA) hosts every year ... Read More »

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