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May flowers bring…

New Books to enjoy reading outside in the sunshine! There is nothing better than reading a great book in the warm sun!  Listening to the birds singing & Mother Nature coming to life!   The flowers are blooming and the air smells fresh & clean!   If you’re wondering what to read next on your beautiful […]

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Time to get GROWING!!

With Spring here, Summer is right around the corner! Now is the time to start planning your vegetable garden.  Creating a vegetable garden has many benefits. Harvesting your own vegetables is not only a tastier and healthier option but also a relaxing project that can be shared with the whole family. Growing from seeds is […]

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Oceanside Library Patrons Recommend…

In a reading slump? Don’t know what to read next? You’re at the right place! These titles have been recommended by Oceanside Library patrons who have been attending our Page Turners Book Chat. This program meets once a month as a place for bookworms to recommend new books to each other. It is not only […]

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New Year, New Hobby

Start off the new year by picking up a new hobby! Hobbies are the perfect antidote for boredom and can help enhance your life by providing both mental and physical benefits. Hobbies can be fun, exciting, relaxing, or educational, and are a rewarding way to pass some free time. They can also be a great […]

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We librarians each take a turn blogging here. When I learned my turn would fall in November and that is Family Caregivers Month, I was excited for the coincidence. Having been a caregiver to my partner Michael, who was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease, I knew I had something to contribute. Initially I thought […]

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Thrillers and Mysteries and Horrors, Oh My!

To me, October is truly the most wonderful time of the year. To quote one of my favorite books, “I was born in February but I come alive in October” – Rainbow Rowell, Attachments. I’ve never related to anything more. The air is crisp, the colors are vibrant and it’s the best time to curl […]

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Put Your Best Self Forward

The shorter, cooler days of September are a perfect time to nourish your soul and strive to be your “best self.” Here are some of my favorite spirituality-themed books to get you started on your mindfulness journey:

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August is – “Bring Your Book to the Lounge Chair Month”

Let’s get ourselves ready for some summer reading by reserving some new books by popular authors that are coming out this August!

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A Wholesomely Creative Year

How are those resolutions going? Every new year, I try to establish a creative goal. And each year, I learn how to be more vulnerable and patient with my crafts. I’m not sure if you made a resolution or a yearly intention, but I ask you to consider enhancing your creative spirit. Reader, I am sure you’ve […]

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Cozy Days and Cozy Reads

Brrr! Winter is here, and I’m sure most of us are feeling it. The cold and another round of quarantine are giving me flashbacks. But we can make this season something fruitful, stimulating, and relaxing. How can we achieve all that? Well, I have a few book recommendations!

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