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Best of 2018

The year’s not quite over, but here are my top 5 picks in fiction, nonfiction, and movies, in no particular order:

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World AIDS Day

Since 1988, December 1 has been World AIDS Day. Help break down stigma by checking out some library material on HIV/AIDS health information, its history and early activism, and the personal experiences of people living with and affected by this virus. 

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Holiday Bingeing

The holidays are here! Which means we all have plenty of time to binge watch our favorite TV shows.

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5 Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving

During our annual Thanksgiving feasts, we gather around the table with those we love, and indulge in rich and delicious tradition. Health isn’t always the priority during the holidays, so here are a few simple tips and cookbook suggestions to make your Thanksgiving Day a little healthier.

NaNoWriMo Survival Guide: 2018 Edition

As of today, there are just 10 more days till NaNoWriMo 2018 comes to an end and all of the word goals must be met. Here are a few non-writing tricks to help you push through these last couple of weeks.

Thanksgiving Book Picks

Get Your Gratitude On

It’s the time of year for feeling grateful. But let’s face it: with today’s busy lifestyle, even the best of us can have a tough time tapping into the “attitude of gratitude.” These books from NPL’s collection might help. From meditations on thankfulness to the essentials of mindfulness practice, these reads offer practical ways to focus on what matters and harness gratitude.

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