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Some amazing parting gifts from the @northbrookpl staff. Thank you, thank you!

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nplgarden2014:

Updates from the garden! We have some beets, garden beans, carrots and cucumbers well on their way. Jack sampled some rogue cilantro that popped next to our beans.

Progress!

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How to Start a Repair Café

We have makers. Why not repairers, too? Love this.

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11 Veggies You Can Regrow From Leftovers

Hey Garden Team! Let’s try this.

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orphalesecitylibrarian:

Photograph from The Public Library: A Photographic Essay by Robert Dawson (Photographer), Ann Patchett (Afterword), & Bill Moyers (Foreword)

An exerpt: “When a library is open, no matter its size or shape, democracy is open, too.”

Love.

Source: brainpickings.org
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"When those are your inspirations, happiness and education, it’s all good."

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At Local Libraries, Teens Pursue – and Publish – Their Passions

Yay! Great article about Teen Tech initiatives at northbrookpl with northbrookplteens. We love having Rachel in all our programs and teen volunteer opportunities.

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Morning Jam Session, Story Time Style | ALSC Blog

This PLA was amazing for many, many, many, MANY reasons. To top it off, juliejurgens, Maggie Masterson, Parry Rigney, Courtney Schade, Lora Van Marel and I made the ALSC Blog for our Wee Be Jammin’ music in early childhood programming presentation. Thanks to all who attended!

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Treat Failure Like a Scientist - James Clear

"Failure is the cost you pay to be right."

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northbrookpl:

What better way to end the day than with Betty White reading “Harry the Dirty Dog”?  And there are more celebrities reading picture books here.

Amazing!

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