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Ashley G.

Ashley works at the Main Library. She is an Adult Services Librarian who often likes to masquerade in the realm of Youth Services. She enjoys reading, nature walks, and Netflix, but spends most of her free time trying to entertain her toddler. She loves essay style memoirs (think David Sedaris or Mindy Kaling), but also reads mysteries, historical fiction, YA fiction, romance, and literary fiction. She has an unhealthy obsession with Aldi--IYKYK.

The Latest From Ashley G.

Cheese Please! Recipes for National Cheese Lover’s Day 

cheese platter

Sweet cheeses, January 20th is National Cheese Lover’s Day! It only feels right that this day would fall within the month of my own birth as I am a certified cheese lover. I like all cheeses in all formats, never met a cheese I didn’t like, etc. In honor of this special day, I flipped through our extensive… read more >>

Looking for Luck in the New Year: Traditions and Superstitions from Around the World

luck superstition

2022 is right around the corner!  I’ve scoured the internet to find the best ways to bring luck into the new year.  I tried to include the most achievable traditions I found, and left out some of the most outlandish.  Why not try to bring in as much potential luck for the new year as possible? … read more >>

Cooking with the Library–Cooking with Kids: No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake

oreo cheesecake dessert

Oreo lovers rejoice! Here is an easy recipe for those who simply cannot get enough Oreos. I had an excellent kitchen assistant, and as you’ll see in the video he deemed this recipe “DELICIOUS!”  Scroll below the recipe for some tips and tricks for cooking with little helpers.   Let me start by saying I am NOT a baker. My attempts at baking are usually laughably… read more >>