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About kitkat

I'm a teen services librarian in Chili (pronounced Chai-Lie) New York with a passion for engaging teens in the love of reading, libraries and having fun!

Question time!

So guys. Should I continue my ever sporadic blog posts? Do you actually come and visit me here? OR should I focus energy on the Facebook page? Would you rather get information that way? So what say you? How do … Continue reading

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Where are you guys?

The music is hopping (seriously. they asked me to turn it down.) The microphone is turned on and ready for some singing. The floor is cleared for juggling, dancing or magic. All that is missing? YOU of course! I’ll wait … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to show off your mad skillz tomorrow!

Tomorrow evening from 6-9pm, we’ll be hosting our first (of many?) Open Mike Night! Registration is not required. Come in and show off your musical, juggling, comedic, dancing (or anything else) talents! Performing is for teens ages 11 – 17, … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week

I completely dropped the ball on this one. Banned Books Week is concluding tomorrow. Bummer. It runs September 24−October 1. If you haven’t talked about banned books in your English class, I would take a look at the American Library … Continue reading

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Prepare to be amazed… by SCIENCE!

So what do you think? Is the kitty alive or dead? Or is the kitty even in the box?

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School has officially reared its ugly head

So its been a full week (and a little bit more) how are things going? Are you already sick of it? My son sure is, and he’s only six and in first grade. Unfortunately, he really is sick with a … Continue reading

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Let’s celebrate Ray Bradbury’s birthday with a question

Ray Bradbury turned 91 last Monday.  The writer who says he was “raised in libraries” wrote a work of genius warning of a future in which books are so dangerous that they are  burned. Where did he write it? In … Continue reading

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This would be fun to do at the library!

I found this on CBS’s website and thought it was hysterical! So what do you think? We could do this different places throughout the library, we’d just need to come up with interesting poses. Its called horsemanning and the origins … Continue reading

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Ready for school?

School will be starting in twelve days. Are you ready? Have you finished your summer reading? Have you finished getting new school clothes? Have you said your goodbyes to summer? I had a look to see what the fall fashions … Continue reading

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A big thank you to our sponsors

I’d just like to give a big shout out to the people who donated to the summer reading cause: The Tenners for hosting a super cool contest and The Junior Friends for winning the contest for us. Leaf and Bean … Continue reading

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