Author Archives: Kelsey

Japanimation Reminder!

Happy Thursday my friends! Despite the week almost being over, we still have stuff going on at SPL! Tonight is Japanimation at 6pm, and it’s going to be a good one. Firstly, I have a whole list of stuff that will … Continue reading

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What’s Happening This Week @ SPL

Welcome to Halloweek, my friends! Now I know you are all going to be dressing up and partying this week, but there is also plenty to do at the Smith Public Library. You can even come in costume! We’ll be … Continue reading

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What’s Happening This Week @ SPL

Happy Monday everyone! It’s the 22nd of October, and we are officially only nine days away from Halloween! So besides watching Hocus Pocus for the 500th time this season, or awaiting the premiere of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, what else should … Continue reading

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In Her Skin by Kim Savage

What It’s About: Sixteen-year-old con artist Jo Chastain is about to take on the biggest scam of her life: impersonating a missing girl. Life on the streets of Boston these past few years hasn’t been easy, and Jo is hoping … Continue reading

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Introductions, Introductions…

Hi All! I just wanted to stop by and make a quick post to officially introduce myself. My name is Kelsey Sidwell, and I am your brand new teen librarian here at the Smith Public Library! Audrey and I are … Continue reading

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Mary’s Monster: Love, Madness and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein by Lita Judge

About: This free-verse biography with black-and-white watercolor illustrations depicts “Frankenstein’s” young author, Mary Shelley. Ofilia’s Thoughts: This year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein so this biography of Mary Shelley comes at a perfect time. This is … Continue reading

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