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Gun Laws and Persons with Mental Illness

Never has this topic been in the news so much. On Friday, June 7th, John Zawahri, 23, went on a shooting rampage killing five starting with two members of his own family and three more near or on the campus of Santa Monica College. Zawahri's life was taken in the end by police.

5 Books to Inspire Creative Crafting with Your Kids

Summertime is the perfect opportunity for unstructured arts and crafts! Not only is it fun to dive into a pile of art supplies or recycled materials, but expressive art can help children develop literacy and narrative skills. Here are some excellent guides to get you started.

New York Times Bestsellers at Richland Library, June 9, 2013

Looking for an exciting new read? Why not check out some of these hot titles from the June 9 edition of the New York Times Bestsellers list?

For links to these items in Richland Library's online catalog, see the list of books below. Additional bestselling lists are linked below.

Project Summer Stride

The very thought of summer brings all sorts of activities to mind. Picnics. Vacations. Plowing through that list of summer must-reads. And, of course, plowing through that summer garden! Summer is an active time, indeed.