Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Top Ten 2012: Best Fiction for Young Adults

Each year, Young Adult Library Services Association present the Best Fiction for Young Adults. The list of over 100 books feature a wide range of genres and styles, including contemporary realistic fiction, fantasy, horror, historical fiction and novels in verse. The YALSA … Continue reading

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Plum Pudding

In Victorian England, the presentation of the plum pudding was often the highlight of Christmas day. The ritual usually began at the beginning of Advent when each member of the family took a turn at mixing the pudding and making a wish. … Continue reading

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New Hours as of January 2013

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New In The Children’s Room ~

We have several new Picture Books for Younger Children at Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library. These books can be found upstairs in the Children’s Room. Come on in for a visit and check them out!   Otter and Odder: … Continue reading

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Grammy Oakman’s Hard Gingerbread

1 c of sugar 1 c molasses 1 c crisco shortening 1 tsp vanilla 2/3 c boiling water 1 tsp ginger 1 tsp salt 2 c flour 4 tsp baking soda extra sugar for sprinkling Beat the sugar, molasses, shortening … Continue reading

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Save the Date ~

December 21 from 3:00-3:45. A special Holiday storytime for all ages will feature songs and stories followed by cookies and lemonade. Mark your calendars and come celebrate the winter holidays with Ms Linda and Ms Terri at Graves Library.

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Staff Picks ~

Check out these book reviews from staff members of the Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library.  The books (with review cards) can be found on the Fireplace Mantel near the front desk at Graves Library. Come on in for a … Continue reading

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