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First Meeting of Food for Thought Teen Group!

Attention teens! The library needs your help! Please consider joining Food for Thought, our library teen group. This group meets the first Thursday of each month from 4-5 pm. Teens 7th grade and up get together to talk about books, movies, and current topics. They also select books and DVDs for the library and help to plan special events. This is a great community service opportunity! If you are interested, please call Jill or Susan at 878-4918.

Book Review: Tuesdays With Morrie (Mitch Albom)

Many of you have already probably read this book. For people who haven't, however, this would be something to check out of the library as soon as possible. I first heard about Tuesdays With Morrie through my mom; she had read it and told my sisters and I about all the lessons she had learned from it. I didn't read it then because I thought it was a "mom" book, something that only had value if you were older and had kids or something. This year, however, my English class read this book first. I have to admit that my preconceived notions about being a "mom" book were unfounded. I enjoyed reading Tuesdays With Morrie for the story component as well as the for the lessons the title character, Morrie, shares. The basic, non-spoiler plot of the story is that an average, busy American man, Mitch, was taught by an excellent sociology teacher in college. This professor gets sick with ALS and only has months left to live. Mitch sees his old professor on TV and decid…