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Who WE Are: Sarah Silbaugh 

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These blog posts give our community a chance to better know their friendly Willoughby-Eastlake Library employees. Meet Sarah Silbaugh, Children’s Librarian at Willowick Library.  Also pictured: Luke Exoo   Why do you love libraries? What is your earliest library memory?    I love libraries for all the reasons! Libraries are not what people typically think they […]

2023 Staff Favorites: Movies and Music

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We are back with more year-end favorites, this time focusing on Movies and Music! Enjoy! Check out our favorite books here: Movies: All Quiet on the Western Front The Sea Beast Navalny Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret Barbie Red, White, and Royal Blue Scrapper The Holdovers   Speaking of movies… have you checked […]

Children’s Book Reviews: Holiday Titles

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For this edition of Book Reviews from our Children’s Staff, we will focus on holiday titles! Read all Children’s Book Reviews here: https://bit.ly/3PLioLO Miss Sam, Eastlake  I’m Going to Build a Snowman by Jashar Awan ★★★★★  It snowed, and a young boy is excited to go outside to build “the best snowman ever.” First, he […]

2023 Staff Favorites: Books

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In time for both year end list and shopping season, we have compiled staff recommendations of some of our favorite books published in 2023. Keep an eye out for our Movies and Music edition very soon! Children’s The Coolest Beard by Betty Teckle Down in the Dumps: The Mystery Box by Wes Hargis One, Two, […]

Who WE Are: Sarah Vargo

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These blog posts give our community a chance to better know their friendly Willoughby-Eastlake Library employees. Meet Sarah Vargo, Children’s Services Manager. Why do you love libraries? What is your earliest library memory?  One of my earliest library memories was going to storytime with Mrs. Ferguson at the Willowick Library. We entered through a secret […]

Children’s Book Reviews, Vol. 5

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Our Children’s staff keep current on all the new children’s book releases. And, to help each other out, they write short reviews of new titles to share with each other. Now, we want to share them with you! All of these titles are staff approved and available in the Clevnet catalog. Happy Reading! Read past reviews […]

Gaming Update, Vol. 2

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Greetings, Gamers! Our libraries recently received Tin Hearts for the PlayStation 4 (rated E 10+) and Super Mario RPG (rated E) and Hogwarts Legacy (rated T) for the Switch! Tin Hearts was not at all on my radar. (I love that the library has such a wide variety of games- I’m able to find out […]

Beyond Books: A Look at Lesser-Known Library Offerings

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Sure, we have a robust collection of books, movies, music, toys, and so much more, while offering programs most days of the year, but in this article, we will focus on some of our lesser-known services. Let’s dive in: Chromebooks & Hotspots You can “check out the internet” by borrowing a Chromebook laptop and/or hotspot […]

Anime Update, Vol. 2

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Willowick Teen Librarian Bryn is back with her next Anime Update, where she shares the various Anime aired at her awesome Tween & Teen Anime Awesomeness program! The next session is Wed., Dec. 6, 3:30 pm: https://bit.ly/47EyMW2 This last session of Teen & Tween Anime Awesomeness was a hit—pun intended, as we watched the volleyball […]

Children’s Book Reviews, Vol. 4

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Our Children’s staff keep current on all the new children’s book releases. And, to help each other out, they write short reviews of new titles to share with each other. Now, we want to share them with you! All of these titles are staff approved and available in the Clevnet catalog. Happy Reading! Read past reviews […]

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