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What’s this? A new book recommendation service at Alafaya? Oh yes it is! Pick 4 Me is our new program where you write down a few books you like (and ones you don’t like) and we recommend your next few books. Come by the branch and try it out! (Or, of course, you can always virtually ask us using the Tumblr’s ask box!)

What’s this? A new book recommendation service at Alafaya? Oh yes it is! Pick 4 Me is our new program where you write down a few books you like (and ones you don’t like) and we recommend your next few books. Come by the branch and try it out! (Or, of course, you can always virtually ask us using the Tumblr’s ask box!)

Nananananananana ROBIN! Come celebrate all things Batman at Alafaya on September 13th. 

Nananananananana ROBIN! Come celebrate all things Batman at Alafaya on September 13th. 

Calling all Orlando Nerdfighters - come hang out! September 21, 4:00 p.m.
(Since we’ve received this question, we want to specify: John and Hank will not be there - it’s just a fan/friend/day-of-awesome meetup.)

Calling all Orlando Nerdfighters - come hang out! September 21, 4:00 p.m.

(Since we’ve received this question, we want to specify: John and Hank will not be there - it’s just a fan/friend/day-of-awesome meetup.)

Are YOU ready for Kindergarten? 

Are YOU ready for Kindergarten? 

Libraries…they’re bigger on the inside. 

Libraries…they’re bigger on the inside. 

Check out our Dr Who: Day of the Doctor program! Guests chose their favorite doctor (The 10th won), made sonic screwdrivers out of play dough, got TARDIS bookmarks, competed in Dr. Who trivia, and watched “The Day of the Doctor” in preparation for the next series. 

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#WeNeedDiverseBooks summer reading series SPECIAL with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center’s BookDragon!
If you liked Ramona Quimby series by Beverly Cleary, try Ruby Lu by Lenore Look because both series feature independent, spunky, irrepressible girls ready for anything! Click here for the Smithsonian BookDragon review.

weneeddiversebooks:

#WeNeedDiverseBooks summer reading series SPECIAL with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center’s BookDragon!

If you liked Ramona Quimby series by Beverly Cleary, try Ruby Lu by Lenore Look because both series feature independent, spunky, irrepressible girls ready for anything! Click here for the Smithsonian BookDragon review.

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To go with our previous post, here’s our Divergent display! Check the books out and see if  you agree!

To go with our previous post, here’s our Divergent display! Check the books out and see if  you agree!

We’re having a Divergent program next month! In preparation, we made this handy reading list. Which faction do you belong in?