Month: September 2020

Grow Your Garden with the CALS Seed Library

We’ve opened a new Seed Library at the CALS McMath branch library!

Now you can spend autumn dreaming up garden ideas as you look through our seed collection. You’ll be ready to start germinating those indoor seeds in January and February. The seed library features a cabinet supplied with envelopes full of seeds including:

Vegetables | Fruits | Herbs | Flowers

In addition,

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Six Bridges Book Festival: Tim O’Brien

Author of Acclaimed Vietnam War Novel to Appear at Virtual Book Festival

Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried has earned high critical acclaim since its publication in 1990. A haunting blend of fiction and memoir usually called a “novel of the Vietnam War,” the book captures the cruelty and violence of war and the humanity of the soldiers caught up in it.

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Six Bridges Book Festival: Ernesto Cisneros

Middle-Grade Novel of Immigrant Family Separation Shows Wonder Years Disrupted

When you’re in seventh grade, it’s a big deal when your best friend decides to run for student body president. Only eighth graders usually do that. Naturally, Efrén is going to stand behind his friend. And all the other stuff in life,

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Six Bridges Book Festival: Angela Garbacz

Perfectly Golden Delights Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan, and Traditional Bakers

To be praised as “one of the most innovative women in food and drink” by Food & Wine magazine would be high praise for any chef. But for Angela Garbacz, such critical acclaim was all the sweeter after she fulfilled her lifelong dream by opening her own bakery in her hometown of Lincoln,

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RBdigital Moving to OverDrive Effective September 15

RBdigital, one of the companies that provides digital content to CALS, has been purchased by OverDrive, another library content provider. Ebooks and audiobooks from the CALS RBdigital collection will be moving to Overdrive and no longer be available on the RBdigital platform.

With the Libby app from OverDrive, you will still be able to browse,

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