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Must-Read-Monday

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Welcome to Must Read Monday! In this episode Dabney talks about Holly Black books, specifically Tithe, White Cat, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, The Darkest Part of the Forest, and The Cruel Prince. This episode aired on July 27, 2020. Young Adult Novels Tithe (Modern Faerie Tales) – in physical collection only White Cat (Curse Workers) – RBDigital (audio) The Coldest Girl in Coldtown – RBDigital (audio) The Darkest Part of the Forest – RBDigital (ebook) The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air) – RBDigital (audio, ebook, book 1 only) The Poison Eaters (Hoopla, RBDigital, ebook) Heart of the Moors (Maleficent book) – Hoopla, ebook Middle Grade Doll Bones – eReadKids, RBDigital (audio) The Spiderwick Chronicles – RBDigital (audio) Magisterium (with Cassandra Clare) – eReadKids (ebook, audio) Graphic Novels The Good Neighbors (young adult graphic novel series) Lucifer (adult graphic novel series) – Hoopla #mustreadmonday #summerreading #hollyblack #yalit #youngadultbooks #modernfaerietales #curseworkers #thefolkoftheair #thecoldestgirlincoldtown #thedarkestpartoftheforest #thecruelprince

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Welcome to Must Read Monday! In this episode Dabney tells you about some great dragon books to read: Talon by Julie Kagawa (available on Hoopla and eReadKids), Hunter by Mercedes Lackey (available on Hoopla), Eragon by Christopher Paolini (available on RBDigital), The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli (available on Hoopla), and Fireborne by Rosaria Munda (not online, available in the collection). *Forgot to mention it but the activation code for this episode is UNICORN* This episode aired on June 29, 2020. #mustreadmonday #yalit #summerreading2020 #imagineyourstory #dragons #talon #juliekagawa #hunter #mercedeslackey #eragon #christoperpaolini #thelastnamsara #kristenciccarelli #fireborne #rosariamunda

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Welcome to Summer Reading Club 2020: Imagine Your Story! In this episode Dabney talks about world building in five YA book series: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir, the Grishaverse books by Leigh Bardugo, and Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi. To view the complete Teens Summer Reading Club book list and to sign up for the reading challenge and virtual programs challenge, visit tllsga.beanstack.org. This episode aired on June 15, 2020. #imagineyourstory #summerreading2020 #mustreadmonday #yalit #booktalks #throneofglass #sarahjmaas #childrenofbloodandbone #tomiadeyemi #anemberintheashes #sabaatahir #shadowandbone #sixofcrows #leighbardugo #beastsmadeofnight #tochionyebuchi

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Crafting in Quarantine
Summer Edition

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Welcome to Crafting Day! In this episode Dabney shows you how to weave on a circular loom. Correction to video: Dabney refers to Penelope from the story of the Odyssey as "Persephone" -- sorry for the mistake! Cardboard looms: https://www.theweavingloom.com/how-to-make-a-cardboard-loom/ How to weave yarn on cardboard from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWLIy-Um7_0 Embroidery hoop looms: https://www.theweavingloom.com/best-of-weaving-techniques-using-an-embroidery-hoop-as-a-loom/ Paper plate looms: https://cassiestephens.blogspot.com/2014/04/in-art-room-circle-loom-weaving-with.html CD looms http://makeitawonderfullife.blogspot.com/2011/11/cd-weaving-tutorial.html #summerreading #imagineyourstory #craftinginquarantine #weaving #artsandcrafts

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Welcome to our Crafting Day! In this episode Dabney tells you about traditional Japanese oni masks and gives an overview of different craft options like printable masks, paper mache masks, polymer clay masks, and more. This episode aired on July 8, 2020. Manga reading recommendations: Kamisama Kiss, Black Bird, Blue Exorcist, The Demon Prince of Momochi House, Inu x Boku SS, InuYasha, Noragami, and Of the Red, the Light, and the Ayakashi. Printable Oni Mask: http://www.supercoloring.com/coloring-pages/oni-mask Printable Kitsune Mask: http://www.supercoloring.com/coloring-pages/kitsune-mask Traditional Japanese Masks: https://theculturetrip.com/asia/japan/articles/traditional-japanese-masks-and-what-theyre-used-for/ Japanese Demons & Spirits: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/59737/10-horrifying-demons-and-spirits-japanese-folklore #craftinginquarantine #artsandcrafts #onimasks #summerreading2020 #imagineyourstory

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Slice of Life

 

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Welcome to Slice of Life! In this episode Dabney talks about the myths and fairy tales in the movies The Hunger Games, Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Thor, and Into the Woods. All movies are available for check out at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library. This episode aired on July 3, 2020. The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins: available on Hoopla & RBDigital Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan: available on Thor comics & Loki comics available on Hoopla. (Dabney recommends Loki: Agent of Asgard) Into the Woods movie: available on Hoopla Check out the series Great Mythologies of the World on Kanopy: https://tllsga.kanopy.com/video/great-mythologies-world-series Find out more about the Greek mythology in Percy Jackson: https://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Movies/Percy_Jackson_Sea_of_Monsters/percy_jackson_sea_of_monsters.html https://rickriordan.com/extra/chirons-guide-to-greek-mythology/ Further reading: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman (Hoopla) Mythology by Edith Hamilton (RBDigital) Grimm's Fairy Tales (Hoopla) #summerreading2020 #sliceoflife #teenprogram #mythology #fairytales #thehungergames #percyjackson #thor #intothewoods

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Welcome to Slice of Life! In this episode Dabney talks about different storytelling formats including verbal storytelling, songs, vlogging, podcasts, comics, and novels. Some of the works referenced include The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang, The Weight of the Stars by K. Ancrum, Summer Days and Summer Nights, Welcome to Night Vale, The Magnus Archives, and Stutterhug. To learn more about storytelling check out An Introduction to Storytelling by Christine Willison and Make Noise: A Creator's Guide to Podcasting and Great Audio Storytelling by Eric Nuzum on Hoopla. This episode aired on June 19, 2020. #summerreading2020 #sliceoflife #imagineyourstory #storytelling #teenprogram #podcasts

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Spring 2020 Aired Episodes


 

Must-Read-Monday

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Welcome to Must Read Monday. In this episode Dabney shares some young adult novels that address social justice, racism, and police brutality. The books discussed in this video are: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (audiobook on RBDigital), Dear Martin by Nic Stone, All American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely (audiobook on RBDigital), Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro (audiobook on Hoopla), All Boys Aren't Blue by George M. Johnson (audiobook on Hoopla), Pet by Akwaeke Emezi, and Devils Within by S.F. Henson (ebook on Hoopla). This episode aired on June 1, 2020. Further reading: I'm Not Dying With You Tonight by Kimberly Jones & Gilly Segal (Hoopla - ebook) After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham (RBDigital - ebook) X by Ilyasah Shabazz Slay by Brittney Morris Watch Us Rise - Renee Watson & Ellen Hagan Monday's Not Coming by Tiffany Jackson (Hoopla - audiobook & ebook) How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon Hoopla's list of ebooks covering Prejudice & Racism: https://www.hoopladigital.com/genre/1564784225 Follow the authors on social media. Many young adult authors are hosting panels to discuss these issues. Nic Stone in particular is hosting daily Instagram live discussion every day this week. Dear Martin discussion guide: https://images.randomhouse.com/promo_image/9781101939499_4983.pdf All American Boys reading guide: https://www.simonandschuster.net/books/All-American-Boys/Jason-Reynolds/9781481463348 Anger is a Gift reading guide: https://images.macmillan.com/folio-assets/rgg-guides/9781250167026RGG.pdf S. F. Henson's resources: http://www.sfhenson.com/resources.html #mustreadmonday #yalit #youngadultbooks #socialjustice #thehateugive #angiethomas #dearmartin #nicstone #allamericanboys #jasonreynolds #bredankiely #angerisagift #markoshiro #allboysarentblue #georgemjohnson #pet #akwaekeemezi #devilswithin #sfhenson

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Welcome to Must Read Monday! In this episode Dabney shares some Harry Potter read-a-likes. The books mentioned in this talk are listed below, ages are suggested by Common Sense Media. This episode aired on May 18, 2020. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell. Ages 14 and up. On Hoopla In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan. Ages 13 and up. On Hoopla The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. Ages 10 and up. On Hoopla, audiobooks on RBDigital, eReadKids Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. Ages 13 and up. Audiobooks 2 & 3 on Hoopla & eReadKids, ebooks and audiobooks on RBDigital A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin. Ages 10 and up. On RBDigital The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien. Ages 12 and up. On Hoopla, RBDigital The Iron Trial by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare. Ages 9 and up. On eReadKids The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani. Ages 8 and up. On Hoopla, audiobook on RBDigital, and eReadKids The Alchemyst by Michael Scott. Ages and 10 up. On RBDigital Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: ebook & audiobook on Hoopla, all books on RBDigital and eReadKids. BONUS: eReadKids has the other Harry Potter books including The Cursed Child, Fantastic Beasts, etc and offers audiobook in various languages. #mustreadmonday #readingrecs #yalit #carryon #inotherlands #percyjackson #missperegrineshomeforpeculiarchildren #awizardofearthsea #lordoftherings #theschoolforgoodandevil #theirontrial #thealchemyst

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Welcome to Must Read Monday! In this episode Dabney shares some webcomic recs and tells you about platforms where you can read webcomics. This episode aired on May 4, 2020. Webcomics shared in this video: 1. Heartstopper (https://heartstoppercomic.tumblr.com/, Tapas, Webtoon) 2. Check, Please! (https://omgcheckplease.tumblr.com/, checkpleasecomic.com) 3. The Tea Dragon Society (http://teadragonsociety.com/) 4. Nimona (hoopla – ebook, audiobook) 5. Heart of Gold (https://heartofgoldcomic.com/) 6. On a Sunbeam (https://www.onasunbeam.com) 7. The Fever King (Webtoon) You can read webcomics on tumblr, Tapas (https://tapas.io/), and Webtoon (https://www.webtoons.com/en/) Dabney's Tapas recommendations: 1. #muted 2. Ghost Lights 3. Eerie Crests 4. Stutterhug 5. Lies Within 6. Rock and Riot 7. Les Normaux 8. Autophobia 9. Long Exposure Dabney's Webtoon recommendations: 1. Castle Swimmer 2. The Reaper and Waiting 3. Novae 4. The Fever King – based on the novel by Victoria Lee 5. Not Even Bones – based on the novel by Rebecca Schaeffer 6. The Wrath & the Dawn – based on the novel by Renee Ahdieh #mustreadmonday #webcomics #youngadult #heartstopper #checkplease #theteadragonsociety #nimona #heartofgold #onasunbeam #thefeverking #readingrecs

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Welcome to our third episode of Must Read Monday! This episode is about I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver. This book is available on hoopla as an audiobook and it is also a Georgia Peach Book Award nominee. The following books feature nonbinary characters and are available on Hoopla. This episode aired on April 20, 2020. Nonbinary characters: Spellhacker by M.K. England Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker Moonstruck by Grace Ellis Genderqueer characters: Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe Out of Salem by Hal Schrieve Brooklyn Burning by Steve Brezenoff Like Water by Rebecca Podos The Brightsiders by Jen Wilde Genderfluid characters: Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin Magnus Chase series by Rick Riordan Mask of Shadows & Ruin of Stars by Linsey Miller At the Edge of the Universe by Shaun David Hutchinson Intersex characters: None of the Above by I. W. Gregorio Double Exposure by Bridget Birdsall For other books about nonbinary/trans characters check out: https://lgbtqreads.com/representation/gender-identity/ For webcomics with nonbinary characters visit: https://tagpacker.com/user/lgbtwebcomics?t=nonbinary #iwishyouallthebest #masondeaver #mustreadmonday #yalit #lgbtqbooks #youngadult #virtualprograms #readingrecs #nonbinary #bookrecs #youngadultbooks #teenbooks #georgiapeachbookawards

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Crafting in Quarantine

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In this episode Dabney tells you about the upcoming Teens Summer Reading Club: Imagine Your Story, and explains changes, rules, prizes, and more! Sign up for the Summer Reading Club begins Monday, June 15. You can sign up online at tllsga.beanstack.org or you can come to the library and pick up paper reading logs and information at our drive through (located at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library where the book drop is). Craft bags may be picked up at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library for teens (ages 13-17) only. Signup is June 15 - July 31 Prizes are awarded June 22 - August 31 The Grand Prize Drawing and the drawing for the Teens' Virtual Summer Program prizes is August 3 Reading Prizes 4 books = 1st level prize 8 books = 2nd level prize Complete all levels and pick up prizes to be entered to win the grand prize, a $100 Amazon Gift Card Virtual Programs Programs will not be live. Prerecorded programs will be posted Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 3:30pm. Programs can be viewed on IGTV, YouTube, or Facebook. Sign up for the Teens Virtual Summer Programs in Beanstack, watch videos to complete activities, enter codes, and earn tickets. Each activity completed earns one ticket. Tickets can be entered into drawings for a $25 Walmart Gift Card and a set of premium craft supplies. #summerreadingclub #summerreading2020 #teenssummerreading

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Welcome to Crafting in Quarantine! In this episode Dabney teaches you how to make a "floating" candle and also gives a quick overview of some other Harry Potter inspired crafts that you can make at home! *Note: Please excuse the misspelling on the Hogwarts sign -- clearly not enough coffee was consumed today! This episode aired on May 13, 2020. You can find the ebook and audio book of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone on Hoopla and all seven books in the series on RBDigital as ebooks and audiobooks. Hoopla also has the Harry Potter film soundtracks and other fun resources! Harry Potter crafts on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/dabneyk/harry-potter/ Harry Potter Escape Room: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSflNxNM0jzbZJjUqOcXkwhGTfii4CM_CA3kCxImbY8c3AABEA/viewform Harry Potter at Home (activities, crafts): https://www.wizardingworld.com/collections/harry-potter-at-home #craftinginquarantine #artsandcrafts #harrypotter #harrypottercrafts #diy #teenprogram #virtualprogram #publiclibraries

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Happy Earth Day and welcome to our third episode of Crafting in Quarantine! In this episode Dabney teaches you how to make a cloth face mask. This episode aired on April 22, 2020. This tutorial uses instructions from the CDC's website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html Information about the importance of using face masks can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/content-guest/article/saving-your-health-one-mask-time-peter-tippett-md-phd?fbclid=IwAR3eMndECaJNLBikBXZJDAxqE5z1-3lgy4M8ez4QyIpb4DQH_Ucpqjn7O7U&src=aff-ref&veh=jobs_aff_ir_pid_27795_plc_Viglink%20Primary_adid_637360&trk=jobs_aff_ir_pid_27795_plc_Viglink%20Primary_adid_637360&clickid=Xrl0yeUkUxyORXjxU-SAVSQkUki2lGQGPVOhV80&irgwc=1 We're sharing more content and tutorials on the teen tumblr account: https://everythingyaattlls.tumblr.com/ You do not need a tumblr account to see what we're posting! There's a really great post showing you how to make masks from all kinds of materials including paper towels and coffee filters: https://howilearnedtocope.tumblr.com/post/614071299148595200/why-we-need-masks-for-all-okay-i-am-going-to-put Another good article on making masks: https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2020/4/1/21203241/coronavirus-diy-face-mask-homemade-tutorials #craftinginquarantine #facemasks #sewing #diy #artsandcrafts #youngadult #publiclibraries #virtualprograms

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Welcome to our first episode of Crafting in Quarantine! Today's craft is making origami cranes. For instructions on making cranes and other projects visit orgami-fun.com. You can also find the shuriken instructions and other fun origami crafts on the library's Pinterest. The book mentioned in today's video is Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater and it is available on both RBDigital and hoopla so check it out! Join us next Wednesday at 3:30 to for some poetry related crafts! This video aired on April 8, 2020. Correction to original video: teen programs are on Instagram Live not Facebook Live. #craftinginquarantine #artsandcrafts #origami #teenprogrammimg #youngadult #publiclibraries #virtualprograms

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Slice of Life

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Welcome to Slice of Life. In this episode Dabney tells you about mindfulness and some meditation practices. This episode aired on June 5, 2020. Information for this episode came from Madeleine Charney's webinar on Mindfulness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-dVOiZDs00&t=3168s Material covered: Contemplative Practices: http://www.contemplativemind.org/practices Straw breathing and stretching: https://www.niroga.org/education/curriculum/pdf/15_min-tls_protocol_english.pdf Mindfulness: https://ggia.berkeley.edu Meditation apps: https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/top-meditation-iphone-android-apps#headspace Local labyrinth: https://labyrinthlocator.com/locate-a-labyrinth?action=locate&organization=Bartram&city=Milledgeville&state=GA&postalcode=&country=&radius=&submit=Search Recommended reading: Emergent Strategy by Adrienne Maree Brown (ebook on Hoopla). Check Hoopla and RBDigital for more mindfulness and meditation resources! #sliceoflife #mindfulness #meditation #teenprogram #virtualprogram #publiclibraries

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Welcome to our fourth episode of Slice of Life! In this episode Dabney takes you on a virtual hike at the Selma Irwin Nature Preserve. The preserve is located at 2460 Vinson Hwy right outside the Milledgeville city limits with parking at Laying Farm Road. In this video you'll learn some hiking tips and find out about other local hiking spots! (Note: please excuse the bad audio and occasional video issues!) This episode aired on May 1, 2020. Selma Erwin Info: https://www.visitmilledgeville.org/listings/selma-erwin-nature-preserve/41798/ https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/georgia/selma-irwin-nature-trail Other local hiking spots: • Bartram trails (moderately strenuous) • Lockerly Arboretum (easy) – currently closed due to COVID-19 • Oconee River Greenway (easy) • Twin Bridges Trail – Lake Sinclair (currently closed) • Rock Hawk – Putnam County (15 miles of trails) • Amerson Water Park – Macon • Rose Hill Cemetery – Macon • Ocmulgee Mounds – Macon (currently closed due to COVID-19) • Brown’s Mount – outside Macon • Bond Swamp – outside Macon (check for closing) • Hitchiti Nature Trail – Jones County Books: • A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson (audiobook & ebook – RBDigital) • Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett (audiobook – hoopla) • The Distance from Me to You by Marina Gessner (not online) • The Other Side of Lost by Jessi Kirby (not online) • Georgia Nature Weekends by Terry Johnson (not online) • Georgia Walks by Ren Davis (not online) Online resources: Places to visit in Georgia: https://www.exploregeorgia.org State parks: https://gastateparks.org *When the libraries reopen you can check out a park pass and a backpack with guidebooks! Wildflower identification: https://extension.uga.edu/publications/detail.html?number=B987-3 #sliceoflife #virtualprograms #youngadult #hiking #milledgeville #selmaerwinnaturepreserve #georgia #outdoors #trails #virtualhike

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Welcome to our third episode of Slice of Life! In this episode Dabney talks about green living and shares information and resources on how to reduce, reuse, recycle, and compost. Check out the links below for more information on the following topics! If you have questions just leave us a comment. This episode aired on April 24, 2020. Recycling locally City of Milledgeville https://www.milledgevillega.us/index.php/garbage-recycling/ Baldwin County https://www.baldwincountyga.com/wp-content/uploads/SolidWasteRecyclingGuide.pdf Buddy's Recycling https://iscrapapp.com/yards/us-georgia-milledgeville-buddys-recycling/ Recycling Info and Guidelines: https://www.advanceddisposal.com/for-mother-earth.aspx Tech recycling: Office Depot https://www.officedepot.com/speciallinks/us/od/docs/promo/pages/docs/techrecyclingbroch_july.pdf Best Buy https://www.bestbuy.com/site/recycling/recycle-faqs/pcmcat174700050009.c?id=pcmcat174700050009 Reusing plastics: https://superfoodsrx.com/healthyliving/reusing-plastic-is-not-safe/ Composting: https://www.epa.gov/recycle/composting-home Book resources: Green Tea Living by Toshimi A. Kayaki (hoopla) I Know This to Be True: Greta Thunberg (hoopla) Other hoopla titles on Green Lifestyle: https://www.hoopladigital.com/genre/917237375 #sliceoflife #greenliving #greenlifestyle #recycling #reducereuserecycle #composting #gardening #youngadult #virtualprograms #publiclibraries

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Welcome to our first episode of our new virtual program for young adults, Slice of Life! In this episode Dabney teaches you how to make vegan cupcakes! The recipe comes from Chef Chloe Coscarelli's cookbook, Chloe's Vegan Italian Kitchen. A similar recipe for Coconut Cupcakes can be found on her website. The webcomic discussed in this episode is Check, Please by Ngozi Ukazu and can be read at checkpleasecomic.com and on tumblr at omgcheckplease. *Notes on video: the original Instagram Live video did not save so this is a recording of new video with slightly different content. This episode aired on April 10, 2020. #sliceoflife #baking #cupcakes #virtualprograms #youngadult #publiclibraries #vegan

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