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12 Books to Read for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

May 24, 2024

May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, during which we recognize the achievements and culture of these groups, and the contributions they have made to our society. In this blog post, we’ll share some excellent reads by talented Asian and Pacific writers that speak to their experiences while entertaining and enlightening…

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March 28, 2024

Scavenger Hunt Game Card Frequently Asked Questions Participating Businesses SCAVENGER HUNT GAME CARD Download Your Spring Thru Cocalico Scavenger Hunt Card Here DIRECTIONS:  Images are located in the window of each participating business listed below.  Once found, indicate the letter associated with the symbol in the box provided.  Find as many or as few as…


Grab & Grow Seed Project

March 14, 2024

The Grab & Grow project encourages our community to take advantage of the natural resources available to us and promotes self-reliance while learning to be a good steward of the land. Through Mother’s Day we will be offering 5 free packets of vegetable or flower seeds to every patron who presents their library card at…

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The Libby Book Awards

March 1, 2024

Libby is your library app for eBooks and audiobooks. This year for the first time, Libby will present the Libby Book Awards in 17 categories. If you’re looking for the best books of the year, check out these popular titles, available both online and at your local library. New to Libby? Sign up with your library…

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Cozy Winter Reads

January 24, 2024

Winter is the perfect time to snuggle up with a good book and a warm blanket. There’s nothing better than escaping into another world on a cold winter day. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic novel, cozy mystery, heartwarming story, or lighthearted fantasy, there’s something out there for everyone. In this blog post,…

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Dragon Award Nominees

August 23, 2023

Here are some of this year’s Dragon Award nominees. The Dragon Awards are given to books, shows, comics, movies, and games that fans adore. These awards focus on media that, like a dragon, their inner fire rises above the others, and once released, inspires respect from all who witness its fortitude. Check out some of…

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Books about Kindness

July 1, 2023

Our Summer Reading theme this year is “All Together Now!” Here are a few highly recommended children’s books that promote kindness. These books explore themes of empathy, compassion, friendship, and the importance of treating others with kindness. You can also see books about kindness and acceptance on display in front of the circulation desk at…

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Summer Getaways

June 20, 2023

Ahh, summer.  Whether you’re taking a vacation or staying put this summer, these books will satisfy your wanderlust.  Just click the book covers to place a hold! ITALY – One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle When Katy’s mother dies, she is left reeling. Carol wasn’t just Katy’s mom, but her best friend and first phone…

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Pride Month

June 2, 2023

June is Pride Month and Rainbow Book Month™ Pride month is a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community that takes place in June of each year. It originated from the Stonewall riots in New York City in 1969, when LGBTQ+ activists, many of them people of color, stood up against police raids and harassment of the…

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AAPI Heritage Month

May 1, 2023

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the United States. This is a month dedicated to honoring and uplifting AAPI individuals and their cultures. No matter what you prefer to read, there’s an AAPI author out there who has written something you’re sure to connect with….

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