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Apr 16

Social Media Trends: Memory and Myth

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on April 16, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

In this series, we explore trending book recommendations found on the social media platforms.
“And some things that should not have been forgotten were lost. History became legend. Legend became myth.”
Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings

Welcome back to our series on books trending on social media. These two books will be hard to forget in the coming months. They have swept Booktok, with tears, laughter, and love following in the wake of the many videos. What are these amazing books you ask? Just click on "Continue Reading" below to find out.

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Apr 02

Social Media Trends: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on April 2, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

In this series, we explore trending book recommendations found on the social media platforms.
Social media influencers are sharing their excitement up for Netflix's newest adaption of the book Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo. This thrilling novel is the first in her Grisha Trilogy, a world of science and superstition where nothing is what it seems. We do have all three books, for those that haven't discovered them yet. But if you already have, here are some other novels by Bardugo that are also popular on the platforms. To check out staff picks of Bardugo's other novels, as well as readalikes from other authors, click on "Continue Reading..." below.

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Mar 22

Joy through Kindness Rocks with Cadette Girl Scouts

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on March 22, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

YCPL Staff Note: We are proud to partner with Girl Scout Troop 4047 to offer this blog post, as well as an activity kit distribution and instructional YouTube video. Now we will turn it over to the Cadette Girl Scouts.

Cadette Girl Scouts Lana and Audrey are pictured at the Tabb Library Kindness Rocks Garden.
Hi! We are Lana and Audrey, Cadette Girl Scouts, in Yorktown troop 4047. We are working on our Silver Award, which is the highest award a Cadette Girl Scout can earn. Our project is to help others find joy even when things are rough.
This year we learned about the “Science of Happiness.” To read about what we have learned and to find out about a cool program we created for the community, click on "Continue Reading..." below.

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