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  • In Memoriam from Perpich Library

    January 24, 2023

    Every year it is important to take a moment and remember those who have left us, reflecting on their lasting legacy on our world. These are just a few of the many artists, musicians, writers, and actors who died in 2022 who…

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  • Comfort Reads from Perpich Library

    December 20, 2022

    It’s wintertime, which means many of us finally have a bit more time to curl up with a good book and a hot beverage. And what’s more comforting than revisiting one of your favorite books? Comfort reads don’t need to be happy,…

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  • New Library Materials – Graphic Novels – Fall 2022

    The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins – adaptation by Clint McElroy, Carey Pietsch (library also owns volumes 2 and 3)

    Alone in Space: A Collection – Tillie Walden

    Beetle & the Hollowbones – Aliza Layne

    Boys Run the Riot. 1 – Keito Gaku (library also owns…

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  • Representative Mike Freiberg Visits Perpich Center

    December 8, 2022

    Representative Mike Freiberg (43B) with Perpich Center leadership and Board members. Pictured (left to right) are: Molly Chase, Board Member; Linda Brobeck, Board Chair; Rep. Mike Freiberg; Dr. Wendy Barden, Director of Professional Development and Resources; Conn McCartan,…

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  • New Library Materials – Picture Books – Fall 2022

    47,000 Beads – Koja Adeyoha and Angel Adeyoha; illustrated by Holly McGillis

    Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao – Kat Zhang; illustrated by Charlene Chua

    Blueberry Patch = Meennunyakaa – written and illustrated by Jennifer Leason; written and translated by Norman Chartrand

    A Boy Named Isamu: A…

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  • Nonfiction Books By and About Native Americans from Perpich Library

    November 15, 2022

    This month we honor the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, histories, and continuing contributions of Native peoples by featuring nonfiction books by and about Native Americans.

    As residents of Minnesota, we acknowledge that the land we are living on is the homeland of…

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  • New Library Materials – Plays – Fall 2022

    The America Play, And Other Works – Suzan-Lori Parks
     

    Aristophanes: Four Plays: Clouds, Birds, Lysistrata, Women of the Assembly – Aristophanes; translated by Aaron Poochigian

    Arlington: [A Love Story]; also includes, Rooms – Enda Walsh

    The Brother/Sister Plays – Tarell Alvin McCraney

    Cost of Living – Martyna Majok

    The…

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  • Get Witchy! Witch-Centered Novels from Perpich Library

    October 20, 2022

    This October, we are getting witchy with our book display in the library. Here are just a few of the witch-centered novels on display ranging from magical and fun to creepy and disturbing. All items on this list are available at the Perpich…

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  • Titles to Celebrate National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month from Perpich Library

    September 21, 2022

    This month the Perpich library is putting a spotlight on the books and DVDs in our collection that focus on the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. September…

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