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January 2017

In the upcoming Hakesher, I discuss a podcast and website called "StoryCorps", which features the stories of people from all backgrounds and beliefs. I love listening to these stories, and I hope you do, too! Listen here.


Take A Quiz

Which Jewish Woman Writer Are You? Haven't you always been dying to know? Take this quiz to find out, then come into Lippman Library and check out one of the writer's books. 

Jewish Woman Writer Quiz 


Spring Reading Challenge

The library now has an opportunity for you to win a prize! And you don't have to do much. All you have to do is read 3 biographies, autobiographies, or memoirs by the end of June. Then, email our librarian with your name, the title of the book you read, and a brief review of the book (or bring this information in to the library) and you will automatically be entered to win a prize. It's that easy! We have a great section of these books in our library, so come check one out today!

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2016 Reading Challenge

Are you an avid reader looking to expand your literary horizons, explore different genres, and discover new authors and titles? Check out the 2016 Reading Challenge. Warning: This Reading Challenge is not for the faint of heart. Check off the books as you go. To make the challenge extra interesting, write the titles of the books you read in the margin and share your selections with the librarian. The Lippman Library has most of the titles you will need to complete the challenge, so stop by today!

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To complete the challenge, you need to read a book recommended by a librarian. Here is my official recommendation, for anyone interested. Check out Anthony Doerr's "All The Light We Cannot See", "a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II" (quote provided by publisher). This novel is a touching and tender tribute to the ways people are good to each other, even in times of devastating darkness.

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