Streaming from the Shelves

Streaming services have revolutionized the way we consume entertainment.  Similar to cable subscriptions without the scheduled programming, websites like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu provide hours of content for paying customers and their families. If you’re a consumer of these kinds of services, it may come as no surprise that some of the shows and…
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The Black Book of Colors

If you are reading this article, you are capable of experiencing our world through sight.  However, not everyone can.  Having a visual disability requires a different approach to learning.  The book featured in today's article provides a wonderful experience for readers of any capability. The Black Book of Colors, by Menena Cottin, provides examples of the different…
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2018 Comic Bookend

2018 has wrapped up and it was one busy year.  I've been writing articles for the library since October 2017, but this concluded my first whole year of writing.  We've been through a few topics of discussion on this blog, and now is an adequate time for me to speak personally. Comics and graphic novels…
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Class Comics

Summer has come to a close, and school has started again for our younger patrons.  With textbooks, reading lists, projects, and a lot of homework, kids need a break! Thankfully, the library can provide a reprieve for students still adjusting to their school schedule, and if you've followed this blog for a while you know…
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Manga Mania, Week 1

Manga is a term used to describe comics and graphic novels created in Japan.  Since the boom of the United States' manga distribution in the mid to late 2000s, many series have found their home on our shelves.  And with so many titles to go through, Manga Mania is a 4-part series where we go…
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Ernest and Celestine

  St. Tammany Parish Libraries have an extensive collection of books and movies readily available to check out to patrons of all ages.  Here is but a peek of what we have in our catalog! Ernest & Celestine is a film based on Gabrielle Vincent's book series of the same name.  This Academy-nominated movie takes…
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