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Caught Reading: Librarians Edition, September 2017

Do you ever wonder what your favorite librarian is reading? Like our patrons, some librarians have tastes for specific genres or subjects, while others read what they find by chance or recommendations.  For this edition of Caught Reading, let’s find out what some CPL librarians are reading or have just finished. Their selections range from history to…
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Top Picks: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a talented Colombian journalist, novelist, short story writer and screenwriter, is recognized as one of the most important authors of the 20th century in Spanish-language literature. As March 6 would have been his 90th birthday, now is a great time to pick up one of his books. As a longtime fan, I'm happy to…
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Let’s Get Together and Cook Latin American Recipes

What better way is there to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month than getting together and cooking some delicious dishes? Here are some cookbooks with amazing Latin American recipes. Mexican Today: PBS host Pati Jinich shares some of her easy and traditional Mexican recipes such as enchiladas, tacos and Mexican pizza. Mi Comida Latina: Author Marcella Kriebel shares…
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