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Summer Reads

Making and discovering history, here in DC and abroad. Returning characters have mysteries to solve and new adventures. Below are a selection of titles I enjoyed reading over the summer months. Copies are available to check out and download from the library. Switchboard Soldiers by Jennifer Chiaverini

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Handy Tech Manuals

Books to help you get started

Whether you're starting with the basics or want to learn about more about computer programs and applications, we've got the guidebooks to help you get started! Find these select titles below and more on our shelves. Copies are available to check out from the library system. Job Ready Python by Haythem Balti

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Spring Mix Staff Picks

Amateur detectives return for new adventures and mysteries to solve and women rule in these novels and non-fiction books. Below are a few I've read and enjoyed. Copies can be checked out and downloaded from the library system. Jane and the Year Without a Summer by Stephanie Barron

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Handy Tech Manuals

Guides to getting started

Whether you're starting out with the basics of a new operating system or curious about a particular digital application, we've got the tech manuals to help! Below are selected titles to help you get started. Copies are available to check out from the library system.

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January Staff Picks

Follow amateur sleuths as they investigate disappearances, illegal operations, and murder in the 19th century. One thing in common: the sleuths are near the ocean at some point during their search! These historical mystery series titles can be checked out or downloaded from the library. Betrayal on the Bowery by Kate Belli

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Top 10 reads for 2021

A very subjective list

Benning staff member Charisma Lee shares her favorite reads from 2021.  Black Water Sister by Zen Cho

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Now Streaming: "Road Trip for Ralphie"

Since its release in November 1983, "A Christmas Story" is a holiday movie staple. It's an adaptation from the novel by Jean Shepherd.

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Reader's Theatre

A Year of Stories

Reader’s Theatre shared a dozen diverse seasonal stories in 2021. The monthly live events showcased books, crafts, and local talent.  Enjoy a look back at the year past and join us for more events in 2022.  

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November Staff Pick

Artemisia is a young novice training to be a Gray Sister, cleaning the bodies of the dead so they don't haunt the living. The work means she won't have to hear other people talk about her.