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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on April 4, 2022 at 4:05 PM by Genesis Gaule
Kids grades K-5 join us Tuesday, April 19 @ 4 pm for Tinkertown to learn about seed germination and pollinators as we make wildflower seed bombs. More information...
Chasing Me to My Grave by Winfred Rembert & Erin I. Kelly
An Artist's Memoir of the Jim Crow South // Winfred Rembert relates his life in prose and paintings--vivid, confrontational, revelatory, complex scenes from the cotton fields and chain gangs of the segregated south to the churches and night clubs of the urban north. This is also the story of finding epic love, and with it the courage to revisit a past that begs to remain buried, as told to Tufts philosopher Erin I. Kelly.
On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder
Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century // This book uses the darkest moments in twentieth-century history, from Nazism to Communism, to teach twenty lessons on resisting modern-day authoritarianism.
National Geographic Complete Photo Guide by Heather Perry
How to take better pictures // This collection of photographic knowledge is designed to take you beyond the basics and make you a better photographer, no matter your current abilities and talents. Here are tips and tricks from National Geographic photographers, expertly explained, with terms defined and examples provided.
The Least of Us by Sam Quinones
True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth // Quinones was among the first to see the dangers of synthetic drugs and a new generation of kingpins whose product could be made in Magic Bullet blenders. He investigated these new threats, discovering how addiction is exacerbated by consumer-product corporations. Amid a landscape of despair, Quinones found hope in those embracing the forgotten and ignored, illuminating the striking truth that we are only as strong as our most vulnerable.
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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on March 8, 2021 at 10:38 AM by Genesis Gaule
The Campbell Library is open to the public Mondays/Fridays (9am-5pm) and Thursdays (10am-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm), Tuesdays (9am-7pm), and Thursdays (9am-10am).
Undaunted by John O. Brennan
My Fight Against America's Enemies, At Home and Abroad // Brennan, the son of an Irish immigrant who settled in New Jersey, describes the life that took him from being a young CIA recruit enamored with the mystique of spy work, secretly defiant enough to drive a motorcycle and sport a diamond earring, and invigorated by his travels in the Middle East to being the most powerful individual in American intelligence.
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High-Vibe Feng Shui by Ashley Cantley and Sophie Jaffe
11 Steps to Achieving Your Best Life // A fresh interpretation of Feng Shui, from a young, certified practitioner who shares her own story of how her life was transformed when she embraced the practices. Readers will learn how to realize and clear limiting beliefs that stand in the way of achieving goals.
Tinkerlabs Art Starts by Rachelle Doorley
52 Projects for Open-Ended Exploration // Get inspired with hands-on creative prompts for elementary-aged children featuring simple materials you can find at home from an experienced art teacher. Experience all types of art like drawing, painting, paper cutting, and making three-dimensional art with clay and recycled materials. Crafts are engaging and encourage creativity and earning for all ages.
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds
Stamped traces the history of racism and the many political, literary, and philosophical narratives that have been used to justify slavery, oppression, and genocide. Racial power has been used to systemically oppress Black people in the United States for more than four hundred years.
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