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Taylor S.

By day, Taylor is a librarian at the Canfield Branch, but by night, she is a cross-stitching, history-loving, classic-movie-watching baker who is carrying on a continuous attempt to sew her own capsule wardrobe. She is probably reading two or three books at any given time.

The Latest From Taylor S.

Teens Can Write Too!

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Teens Can Write Too: 7 Teen Authors Who Wrote Books for Teens.   1) Christopher Paolini was 15 years old when he started writing his epic, dragon-centric The Inheritance Cycle series. It took some time, but the first three books (Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr) were published by the age of 19 and became international bestsellers. There are now four books in the series (he’s working on… read more >>

Cooking with the Library–How to Make Victorian-Era Wassail

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“Here we come a-wassailing, among the leaves so green;   And here we come a-wand’ring, so fair to be seen.”  Have you ever looked back wistfully to the days of yore and wished that you could partake in some of the activities that were once popular? Well, with this blog post you absolutely can! We’ll be making Victorian-Era Wassail,… read more >>

Make Coffee with a French Press

Adulting 101

Coffee is one of the world’s favorite drinks, and there are many ways to make and drink it! From iced coffee, to espresso, to the noble French press – the options for coffee are almost endless. The French press as we know it now was patented in 1929 by Attilio Calimani, an Italian designer from Milan. Now you may… read more >>

Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

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May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, and we have some ideas on ways to celebrate this month-long holiday at home.Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month is a great time to immerse yourself in the rich culture that has been shared by Asian-American and Pacific Islander-American creatives.Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated mainly in the United States and focuses on citizens whose family and… read more >>