The Many Sides of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving means something different for all of us. Some anticipate cooking the meal, although most just want to eat it. For others, the hassle of traveling during such a busy time can be either frustrating or a comedy of errors that will lead to family stories for decades to come. Some people love the togetherness […]

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Middle Grade Horror for Future (and Current) Stephen King Fans

Does your young reader love books that go bump in the night? They’re not alone. Many children enjoy scary stories and the outlet they provide. Hand these books to mature trick-or-treaters with a true taste for the macabre—or keep them for yourself, but consider leaving the hall light on.   Small Spaces by Katherine Arden […]

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Heritage Room Highlights

In a building with fantastic views of Presque Isle Bay and the U.S. Brig Niagara, it makes sense that the Heritage Room at the Blasco Memorial Library has an extensive maritime collection, and offers a variety of texts to please any sailor’s reading needs. Within the collection, patrons can read about maritime and naval history, […]

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Audiobooks to Entertain Your Brain

Staff Spotlight – Audiobooks to Entertain Your Brain  While away the miles – or hours – with a thought-provoking non-fiction audiobook from the library.  Audiobooks are the perfect antidote to that long road trip or the hours of gardening that await.  Entertain your brain while enjoying everything that the summer season has to offer.  Plug […]

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A Universe of Stories

Staff Spotlight  –  A Universe of Stories Blast into ECPL’s Summer Library Challenge with a Universe of Stories!  These galactic reads are out of this world, sure to entice readers of all ages. Earth!  My First 4.54 Billion Years by Stacy McAnulty Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years is the planet Earth’s first person narrative […]

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Classic Mysteries

Staff Spotlight  – Classic Mysteries Delve into a classic mystery from the popular writers of the “golden age of detective fiction,” covering the end of World War I through World War II.  These beloved titles, many of which have been unavailable for decades, are being re-released under the American Mystery Classics imprint.  Devoted fans and […]

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Graphic Novels for Kids and Kids-at-Heart

Comics aren’t just for kids, and these graphic novels are sure to get anyone excited about reading! It’s not just about superheroes anymore. Graphic novels are a great way to experience new genres and find something new to love. The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Beats Up the Marvel Universe! by Ryan North and Erica Henderson You […]

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Big Reads for a Winter’s Night

We’ve got some snowy nights ahead, which are perfect for settling in with an epic story. Grab a warm blanket and get comfortable in front of your fireplace (or space heater) with one of these giant, engrossing reads. Lonesome Dove – Larry McMurtry In this bittersweet epic tale, a ragtag group attempts a cattle drive […]

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Edinboro Branch Staff Picks

The staff at our Edinboro Branch are excited to share with you some of the best books they’ve read recently. Edinboro’s manager says, “The things that I think make Edinboro special are the warm and welcoming environment and staff. Everyone is willing to go above and beyond to make sure that patrons have a positive […]

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