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Cooking by the Book

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September is a month of many celebrations. National Chicken Month, National Mushroom Month, National Potato Month, National Rice Month…we started seeing a theme! Celebrate the month by trying some new recipes from the library’s cookbook collection. American Cookbooks The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman The long-awaited cookbook by Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen—home cook, mom, […]

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International Peace Month

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In 1926 August was proclaimed International Peace Month at the International Democratic Peace Conference. There are many ways to observe International Peace Month. This selection of books will guide you towards peace in your relationships, inner peace and a way to protest peacefully. Communication Nonviolent Communication: a language of life by Marshall B. Rosenberg Enrich […]

A collage of book titles featured in our Independence Days themed book post.

Independence Days Around the World

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A collage of book titles featured in our Independence Days themed book post.

A popular nineteenth century phrase held that ‘the sun never sets on the British empire’. Two centuries of revolutions and decolonization movements worldwide has put paid to the phrase, leaving the UK one of the only countries in the world without an independence day. Celebrate the 4th of July by taking a minute to learn […]

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Celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride Month at CFL

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LGTBQ+ Pride Month is celebrated in June in the United States to commemorate the Stonewall Riots.  During this time, many celebrations are held to honor and recognize the contribution and impact that LGTBQ+ people have had on the world. Here are a few of our book recommendations for this colorful month. Non-Fiction How We Fight […]

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at CFL

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May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time to recognize the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. Celebrate with the library by enjoying some of our picks of books on Asian Americans. Non-Fiction and History Asian American History […]