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YALSA's 2014 Teens Top Ten Nominations  →

Did you see the full list of YALSA’s 2014 Teens Top Ten Nominations? The list was announced last week and Pickerington’s very own Natalie D. Richards is on the list!!!!

We’re so excited for Natalie and her awesome, amazing book Six Months Later! If you want a thriller novel that will keep you up way past your bedtime, you’ll want to pick up this book.  Voting for the Teens Top Ten starts on August 15th!

Congrats to Natalie and all the other nominated authors!  Natalie will also be at the Ohioana Book Festival on May 10th and at our PPL YA Author Fest on July 26th.

, #yalsa #teens top ten #Natalie D Richards #six months later #local authors #ya lit #nominated books

kierstenwhite:

You guys, libraries are giving me gifs of Martin Freeman and I’m so happy I could cry and this is who you want to take funding from??

THEY ARE DOING REALLY IMPORTANT WORK, OBVIOUSLY.

(Okay, I am being facetious, but seriously, I love seeing libraries do outreach in new and engaging ways. Libraries are such vital parts of local communities, and it makes my heart so happy to watch as they grow along with the times to fill the needs of their patrons.)

Of course we will give you Martin Freeman gifs.  We love Tumblr, we love authors, we love anyone on Tumblr who wants to talk to us.

Ultimately, libraries are about community, wherever you build it or find it. And community isn’t just the people who live down the street from the building we call a library, it’s about people talking and gathering wherever they meet.

And….we will happily meet our community, wherever they go and wherever they gather.  Thank you, Kiersten, for loving libraries.  And Martin Freeman, because it gave us an excuse to post gifs today. :)

, #libraries #community #things we love #kiersten white #authors are awesome #tumblarians
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