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freaks and geeks

Roll For Initiative

Dungeons and Dragons appears to be making its way back into mainstream media. If you’re a fan of the show “Stranger Things” you’ll recall how the kids name the monstrous creature haunting their town a “demagorgon” after a creature they battle in their Dungeons and Dragons campaign.  Recently...

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Justice for All

If you glance at the news on any given day you’ll notice that the current climate is a tumultuous time for civil rights and environmental protection around the world. It can be sad and discouraging to read about the injustice going on but I find reading fiction can...



by Kathleen This is my cat Hermione. She and her sister Purrl have lived in my home for fourteen years, but it is only recently that I have gotten to know her.  Hermione and Purrl were rescued by the Winnipeg Humane Society and our family adopted them as tiny...

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Get What You Need

Lately I’ve had this really old song by the Rolling Stones called You Can’t Always Get Want You Want  running through my head, especially the line “You’ll get what you need”, which became the inspiration for this blog. Earworms, they’re not just a nuisance after all. The library has all of...

I Know What You’ll Read This Summer

By Tegan Having you been loving this warm spring weather? It’s the perfect reminder that warmer days are on their way, and with them comes beaches, ice cream, and lazy summer days. What’s the perfect accompaniment for all of these things? Hot new summer reads, and nothing gets...

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You Do You

By Kim Sometimes you can find motivation in a book to keeping on doing what you do and being true to yourself. Sometimes it is just about reading about a character who overcomes tough times that is enough to encourage us to choose what we are willing to fight...



Books about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit, and Queer characters and issues. A bit of fun, friendship, romance, how-to and thriller can be found here.