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Who Are We To Superman?

Alien orphan. Clark from Smalville. Man of steel. Okay, but what about us?

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#BrainBreaks: Self-Portraits

Take a #brainbreak and create a self-portrait.  Whether it's a new year, a new season or a new day, it's always a good time to document who you are.  

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#OWNVoices: Hip-Hop Lollipop

Teeth brushing

Music crushing

Bass thumping

Shoulders pumping

Head rotation

Jubilation!

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#OwnVoices: 2020: a Year in Children's Literature

If you are like me and have missed out on some of the new titles of 2020, don't worry, you can find #OwnVoices books published in 2020 for both younger and older children here.

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Who is Wonder Woman?

Magic lassos, invisible planes, and twirling transformations do not a wonder woman make.

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Dinner Table Talks: Nian, the Chinese New Year Dragon

Dinner Table Talks create the opportunity for families to have important conversations centered around books. These discussions will build our capacity for talking about race and define our roles in fighting against both every day and systemic racism.

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Take a Reading Challenge

Break out of your reading comfort zone with these book-focused challenges for the new year.

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#BrainBreaks: Creative Journaling

Take a break and write.  Journaling can help you process your emotions and unleash your creativity.  

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Handmade Gifts for the Holidays: Haystacks

Need some low budget holiday gift ideas? All the DIY gifts in the "Handmade Gifts for the Holidays" series can be made with supplies costing $10 or less!

Feb 21 6:30 p.m.

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A Candid Conversation with Jane Elliott

A stimulating conversation with Dr. Jane Elliott, internationally known teacher, lecturer, diversity trainer, and recipient of the National Mental Health Association Award for Excellence in Education, exposes prejudice and bigotry for what it is, an irrational class system based upon purely arbitrary factors. And if you think this does not apply to you. . . you are in for a rude awakening. Creator of the groundbreaking Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise.

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Jan 30 6:00 p.m.

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Teen Talk: The Youth Perspective

A candid discussion of life as vicariously seen through the eyes of teenagers. Hear teens discuss the effects of how Covid-19, the current racial tension environment and the new norm from 2020 have impacted their mental well-being and how they are coping with it. With YouTuber Briana T. Ford and Mental Health Specialist, Taurus Sanders.

Jan 30 12:00 p.m.

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Keeping Your Kids Mentally Fit In Today's World

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The Five Stages of Batman Fandom

No fan ever reads through the same franchise twice, for it's not the same franchise and they're not the same fan.

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2020 Holiday Gifts for Children

The gift of books is one that children treasure.

El regalo de los libros es uno que los niños atesoran.

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10 Ways to DIY the Holiday Season

Tis' the season to check out all the gear you need to make your holidays merry and bright this year! 

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Dinner Table Talks: Inside Out & Back Again

Based on the author's own childhood, Inside Out & Back Again tells the story of a pivotal year in the life of a South Vietnamese family.  Once a wealthy family with two parents, 1975 brings a reversal of fortune for Hà, her brothers and mother.