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Stay Informed. Drug addiction is a serious problem today. Overcoming an addiction may seem impossible, but with a great support system and the right tools it becomes attainable.
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The Great Courses
For those of us who desire to continue learning after having finished school, there is the Great Courses series. Learn more about a wide variety of topics like the history of ancient Egypt, the art of public speaking, yoga, or even essay writing.
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Celebrating 25 Years of Goosebumps!
First published July of 1992. The horror stories that children have come to know, and love, have been around for twenty-five years! Reread your favorite installment of the series, or share with your children the joy and laughter that can come from reading about what goes bump in the night. There is nothing like sitting down and reading a silly tale about the strange and supernatural. Why not try and listen to your favorite Goosebumps tale as an audiobook?
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The Vietnam War
Premieres Sun, Sep 17. This 18 hour, ten part, series is set to premiere on PBS at 8:00 pm. This documentary tells the story of the Vietnam War from the various perspectives of close to 80 witnesses.
Get ready for the occasion with some interesting reads about the Vietnam War.
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International Talk Like a Pirate Day
Tue, Sep 19, 2017. Ahoy, me hearties! Today is the day to practice ye pirate lingo. Take your mind on a quest to find pirate treasure, find yourself is Davy Jones's Locker or share the experience with your kids with these books. Shiver me timbers!
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Happy Birthday Stephen King!
Thu, Sep 21, 2017. The classic horror, suspense, supernatural, fantasy and science fiction author is turning 70! Celebrate his birthday by reading some of his famous books, or sit back and watch one of the films based on his novels.
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Battle of the Sexes
Premieres Fri, Sep 22. The memorable tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs is reimagined in this upcoming film. See the trials and tribulations each player goes through leading to this televised sports event.
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This Is Us
Premieres Tue, Sep 26, 2017. Season 2 of this beloved tv series is coming soon to NBC! Jumping between present day and early 1990s Pittsburgh, This Is Us shares the lives and connections between three people who all share the same birthday.
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What to Read Next. “I believe black girl books are really important because when you are young you want to read lots of books, but you especially like to read books with people that look like you.” - Marley Dias, Founder, #1000BlackGirlBooks
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