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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Miss Eva’s Top Three: June 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. Picture book: Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio A sweet and funny…
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“Zero Tolerance” = Zero Humanity

Yesterday, the American Library Association condemned the inhumane practice of separating refugee families interned in concentration camps along the southwest border of the United States. The ALA's press release reads, in part, The nation’s library community is appalled that innocent children would face such emotional trauma and would be locked in mass facilities and separated…
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