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Who doesn't like a good plot twist?
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Are you looking forward to seeing so many books becoming movies this year? Which ones will you watch?
Hollywood has long looked to literature for inspiration. Indeed, some of the most famous movies ever made have been based on books—think The Godfather,...
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Are you ready for fall?
How many fun bookish things did you take on this summer? After rounding up 33 ways to make your summer a little more literary, I couldn't help but think about how fall -- the beautiful time of year wh
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"From children looking for their birth parents to teenage parents trying to find out what happened to their adopted out babies. Foster kids looking for a home. Perfectly happy families with complicated questions."
It's 2016, so we definitely know that the picture of a family is hardly ever one mom, one dad, two and a half children, and a white picket fence. However, the many beautiful types of families we see all around us, we don't necessarily see in the pages of books. Author and literary agent Eric Smith
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#StaffPickoftheWeek  - The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey: Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don't like her. She jokes that she won't bite, but they don't laugh.

Melanie loves school. She loves learning about spelling and sums and the world outside the classroom and the children's cells. She tells her favorite teacher all the things she'll do when she grows up. Melanie doesn't know why this makes Miss Justineau look sad.

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It's Banned Books Week! Celebrate by reading your favorite banned book!
It's 2016. I'm just putting that out there because, despite the fact that it's 2016, some people are still trying to ban books. C'mon people. We're better than this. Banning books is nothing new, unfortunately, and some of the most renowned classics in the English language have been challenged,
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727-562-4970
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100 N. Osceola Ave Clearwater, FL 33755
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The Clearwater Public Library system is a five branch municipal library system located on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico in Central Florida.
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To meet the informational, educational, recreational and cultural reading and viewing needs and expectations of all citizens and population groups in the community, using a wide array of library formats and materials and a trained and dedicated staff.