Category Archives: Readers Advisory

Best Of 2018: Debbie

Wooooo! We missed our “Best Of” post last week cause it was WILD. But never fear! We are posting TWO Best Of posts this week in order to make up for it. And we’re starting with Debbie! Debbie is our … Continue reading

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Best of 2018: Ofilia

Happy Tuesday, fellow readers! We’ve got a brand new best of for you today, and this time it’s Ofilia’s! Ofilia is our fearless leader here in the youth services department of SPL, and loves all things Frida Kahlo. She’s also … Continue reading

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Best of 2018: Stephanie

Welcome back to another installment of SPL’s Best of 2018! This week we’re featuring Stephanie! Stephanie is one of our full time reference assistants, and is one of the most creative people we know! Here is her Best of 2018 … Continue reading

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Best of 2018: Yentl

Don’t worry, we didn’t forget about our Best Of lists! We’ve just been slacking. Well, KELSEY has been slacking. Slacking on getting those posts up! Anyway, we’re gonna end the first month of 2019 properly, with some lists all about … Continue reading

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Mackenzi Lee Instagram Q&A

My goodness, it has been awhile! Welcome to 2019, dear readers! To start us off in the new year, I thought I would introduce you to one of our new part-time reference assistants, Chelsea! Chelsea has, of course, been recently … Continue reading

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Lindsay’s 2014 Favorites

Splintered   By: A.G. Howard A descendant of the inspiration for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, sixteen-year-old Alyssa Gardner fears she is mentally ill like her mother until she finds that Wonderland is real and, if she passes a series of tests … Continue reading

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Audrey’s Top 5 of 2014

The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny , and the Fight for Civil Rights  by Steve Sheinkin On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, … Continue reading

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