Author of the Month: Robert Beatty

This month, we are highlighting one of our favorite up-and-coming children's authors, Robert Beatty. A Michigan State University graduate, Beatty began his career in the tech industry, ultimately becoming one of the early pioneers in cloud computing, but as his tech achievements grew, he never gave up on his love for writing. By the time…
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Time Out!

“You only get 18 summers – make them count.”  “The days are long but the years are short.”  “The best thing you can give your children is TIME.” Those are popular quotes to reinforce how important it is to make the most of your parenting years when your children are growing up.  But on those…
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Check-out an iPad Mini

Coming soon to ELPL, library patrons can now check-out and take home an Apple iPad mini, loaded with tons of apps for: Early Childhood Literacy STEAM skills and fun Brain and memory training  Language learning Online instruction Plus you will have access to thousands of audiobooks, eBooks, graphic novels, music, magazines and streaming video through…
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Alexa, Meet hoopla!

hoopla now supports Amazon Alexa devices!  You can play borrowed audiobooks and music albums directly on your Amazon Echo, Dot, Spot and Show devices.   For more information, including a list of commands, visit hoopla's FAQ page…
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Author of the Month: Tommy Orange

This month's featured author, Tommy Orange, is new to the literary world, and sure to take the bestseller lists by storm. Orange's impressive debut, There, There,  follows twelve characters as they travel to the Big Oakland Powwow in Oakland, California. As the past and present unfolds, and stories of despair, addiction, hope and recovery converge, Orange offers…
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Miss Eva’s Top Three: July 2018

Welcome to Miss Eva's Top Three! Each month I'll be picking out items from three different areas of the children's section to feature that I've enjoyed -- some new titles, some older ones, but all of them things that have caught my eye! Check out this month's picks below. Movie: Coco (DVD) I'm late to the game on…
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