March 19, 2018

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Help for Hurricane Hit Libraries; Leap into Science | News Bites

Free digital resources, 100,000 “American Girl” books for NYC kids, more money for Keats Award winners, and more.

5 Nonfiction Titles (and a Graphic Novel!) for Those Who Love the Sea

Just in time for summer are a number of well-written titles for beachgoers and budding marine biologists alike

Natural Wonders: Life Science | Series Nonfiction

Did you know bristlecone pines were ancient? Check out these fascinating plant and animal adaptations.

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Many Return to School in a Landscape Altered by Hurricane Sandy

Though schools in New York and New Jersey have re-opened this week, many buildings are too damaged to receive students. Lack of power, heat, flooding are all issues that schools are facing.

In Sandy’s Aftermath, School Librarians Support Patrons, Communities, and One Another

Despite the havoc wreaked by Hurricane Sandy, librarians are doing all that they can to serve their communities, from reaching out to offer donations to those affected by the crisis, to librarians compiling resources to give emotional support to their students.

Pictures of the Week: Teens at Princeton Public Library in Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath

Teenagers take shelter at Princeton Public Library in New Jersey on October 31 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.