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A metal watering pail holds fall greenery and herbs, and three small gourds sit on the wooden table at its base.

Happy Thanksgiving!

by Kristen B. and Julie F. Wishing you and yours a very happy Thanksgiving! The past year and a half have brought trying times, which makes taking a moment to give thanks an exercise in hopefulness. Here’s to hoping we’re in an even better place by this time next year! If you wish to do … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

In a diamond inset, with a rural background image, the main character appears in a piked jump with blue robes flying and a conical hat with a tassel perched on her blonde hair.

Witch Hat Atelier

by Eliana, a teen volunteer at Savage Branch Witch Hat Atelier by Kamome Shirahama boasts magnificent artwork, a lively world, and a complex cast of characters. It is classified as shounen (for teen boys) but is friendly for all demographics. The adult cast also actively works to protect and care for the child cast, something … Continue reading Witch Hat Atelier

Open two-lane road with double yellow line leading into the distance of snow-topped mountains. Bright sky with white clouds take up the top two thirds of photo.

Free Practice Driving Tests for Cars, Motorcycles & CDL, in partnership with Howard County Library System, offers free practice tests for those looking to obtain driving licenses or permits for cars, motorcycles, and commercial vehicles in Maryland. According to users, the practice test questions are very similar to the actual questions you may find on the MD MVA official exams. Essentially, if you’ve … Continue reading Free Practice Driving Tests for Cars, Motorcycles & CDL

The book cover depicts a pale orange curtain falling waves, with dappled stripes of bright yellow sunlight across it. The title and author's name, with "winner of the Pulitzer Prize," are superimposed in white script.

Whereabouts by Jhumpa Lahiri

By Piyali C. In the simple, succinct, and gorgeous prose that is her trademark, Jhumpa Lahiri, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Namesake, Interpreter of Maladies: Stories, and other works, writes about the observations of a single, unnamed woman living alone in an unnamed city in Italy in Whereabouts. Each chapter in this book reads … Continue reading Whereabouts by Jhumpa Lahiri


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