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Book Review: It

This classic horror novel is a book Mats suggests "not to read at night"

written by volunteer reviewer, Mats Andersson-Potterveld

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Now Streaming: October Frights!

Ready to be scared and thrilled this Halloween season? Be frightened with these classic and contemporary titles available on Kanopy! Find these and more with your library card. "The Masque of the Red Death" (1964)

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Books to Measure Time By

With the imminent arrival of spring, it feels like maybe a bit of lightness has been entering folks’ collective consciousness.

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More Children's Scary Stories

For a bone chilling read

Ok, ghost story loving kids. Get ready, because this year I have even more spooky books for you as we head into the long nights and the winds grow chillier.

Read it Hot

The Express Collection

Hot & Popular Books at Deanwood

Looking for access to extremely popular material often found on long hold waitlists? Having to wait until everyone else reads a book, before you even see it; a process that could take months? Well, you are in luck. To alleviate this dilemma, the Library is piloting an Express Collection.    

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Vladimir Putin in Fiction

The DC/Baltimore area seems to be inundated with Putin-based theater over the last year.

April in Paris

Storied Paris

New Fiction for Springtime Reading

Cosmopolitan, sensual, violent, beautiful and romantic, are all words that could be used for Paris, France, historically and currently.  Try these five new novels for springtime and glimpse a Paris that is these things and more.  Happy reading!

Where'd You Go Bernadette

The Book was Better

Books being adapted into Movies and TV in 2019

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