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Transgender Awareness Week

Are you or someone you love transgender or gender non-conforming? While there are many great examples of positive trans representation in media, there’s nothing quite like getting into a good book and getting into the mind of someone with real, lived experience. What is it like to be transgender outside of the spotlight of Hollywood? How do every day trans folks and the people who love them navigate life, love, careers and coming of age?

Inspiration for Artists

Has the “Muse” been a little fickle (or absent) lately? Are you looking for inspiration or some fresh ideas to get your creative juices flowing again? Sometimes you get in a rut, encounter a block, or just stop enjoying what you do. Or maybe you’re already making art consistently but you realize that you have settled into a comfort zone that you’d very much like to step out of... If inspiration is lacking or you just want to try a new thing, you’ll find plenty of ideas and food for the creative soul in our stacks.

A Collection of Films to Fear

Horror movie buffs: Are you looking for a good scare? ‘Tis the season for screaming! Or was that streaming?

Kanopy's Fright Fest! has some of the most bone-chilling characters and memorable monsters to ever appear on screen. This thrilling collection is sure to provide plenty fiendish surprises and all of the heart-pounding moments any true fan of the genre craves... And it's all free with your library card!

TeenTober Get "Tok"ing Booklist

It's #TeenTober and we're celebrating with some of the most-checked-out and most-talked-about titles in fiction, manga, and more. Don't just take our word for it! These BookTok favorites have been the talk of clock app for months! Can you even read They Both Die At The End without crying? Is it possible? Take the TeenTober challenge and place a hold (or just come in and pick up) some of these young adult books.

Stop Bullying Day Booklist

We all know what bullying is and how detrimental it can be. Whether it’s on the school bus, in gym class, on social media, or even at your workplace water cooler – it’s never been more toxic or pervasive. Our online and interconnected world can make it hard for children and teens to find safe havens or the courage to speak up and speak out. Knowing how to start those conversations or where to turn isn’t always easy. That’s why the Library has several resources for children, teens, and parents to help prevent, or stop bullying:

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