“Never Look Away” – DVD

“Never Look Away” is a very powerful movie about art in three eras of German history.  Inspired by real events, it starts with young Kurt and his aunt at an art gallery, where “art is shown as decadence” under the Nazi regime.  The aunt is a free spirit, which of course gets her into trouble.  […]

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“The Adventure Zone volume 1: Here There Be Gerblins” by Clint McElroy, Griffin McElroy, Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy, and Carey Pietsch

The Adventure Zone as a concept began with a gimmick filler episode for the McElroy family comedy podcast “My Brother, My Brother, And Me,” and has since grown into one of the most beautiful and intricately plotted stories I have ever experienced. Three brothers: Griffin, Justin, and Travis, plus their dad Clinton, sat down to record themselves playing the […]

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Language Learning Resources at HPL

December is Learn a Foreign Language Month! If you are looking to improve your skills in a language, HPL is here to help! The library has a number of print, audio, and electronic language-learning resources. If you are looking to learn a language other than English, visit the 400s section of the nonfiction collection. Print, […]

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“The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey

After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the un lucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now, it’s the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them. The beings […]

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Winter is the time to celebrate!

Books for Winter Festivities Celebrate this December with some wonderful stories!     For Younger Readers: Little Red Ruthie: A Hanukkah Tale by Gloria Koster Is it Hanukkah Yet? by Chris Barash Kevin’s Kwanzaa by Lisa Bullard Li’l Rabbit’s Kwanzaa by Donna Washington Messy Bessey’s Holidays by Patricia and Frederick McKissack Christmas Wombat by Jackie French Snowmen at Christmas by Caralyn […]

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