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The Blue Muse
‘How to be a Woman’ an accessible and funny discussion of the other f-word: feminism

‘How to be a Woman’ an accessible and funny discussion of the other f-word: feminism

"You can tell whether some misogynistic societal pressure
is being exerted on women by calmly inquiring, 'And are
the men doing this, as well?' If they aren't, chances are
you're dealing with what we strident feminists refer to as
some total f*&^ing bullshit." --Caitlin Moran
She tossed the article down on my...

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Sylvan Oaks library hosts teen advisory board

Sylvan Oaks library hosts teen advisory board

For many young people in Sacramento, librariesn are a place to get school work done, conduct research, surf the web, check out your favorite novel, ...

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Placer County Online
Placer County Libraries Offer More Books Through Amazon Zip Books Program

Placer County Libraries have expanded their pool of books by participating in Zip Books, a program supported by the California State Library that allows librarians to pull from the “shelves” of Amazon.com when a book requested by the public is not available at their favorite Placer County Library. When a library patron requests a...

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The Blue Muse
The Chosen: A story of friendship and faiths

Jan 26, 2014
The Chosen: A story of friendship and faiths

Since junior high, I've harbored a fascination with Jewish history and the Holocaust. I begged my mother to let me see Schindler's List in the theater (a choice my 11-year old self deeply regretted about 20 minutes in). I remember reading through my sc...

The Blue Muse
The Witch’s Daughter: Because who doesn’t love a time traveling witch?

Jan 26, 2014
The Witch’s Daughter: Because who doesn’t love a time traveling witch?

I admit it. I often choose books based upon their covers. Cringe, judge, I don't care. Sometimes, I stumble upon great reads, as I did with Paula Brackston's "The Witch's Daughter."Now, I also admit indulging in the occasional fantasy book--heaven know...

The Blue Muse
How to not go broke with an e-reader, aka why I heart the public library

Nov 15, 2013
How to not go broke with an e-reader, aka why I heart the public library

One of the perils of misspent youth: Financial troubles. Although I had my share of credit card debt, do you know who my most pernicious creditor was back in the day? The Sacramento County Public Library.Mmmhmm. The library sent me to collections over ...

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Foods for the Soul
From running leggings to bartering candy, it’s Sunday Funday

Nov 10, 2013
From running leggings to bartering candy, it’s Sunday Funday

In this Sunday Funday Series, I share little tidbits and finds from my week that brought a smile to my face, in the hope that they’ll do the same to you!       1. Getting a “Leg Up” On Running…

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The State Hornet
Students weigh in on idea of expanded library hours

The Sacramento State Library is open until 11 p.m. on weekdays, but some students feel they could utilize its services after the current closing time.

The State Hornet
Overpriced and underused text books

When entering Sacramento State’s bookstore there are workers waiting to greet you with smiling faces and to help students find their books for classes. It has the deceiving facade of a   stress-free environment.

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“The Slender Poe at the Sacramento Public Library”

Sep 30, 2013
“The Slender Poe at the Sacramento Public Library”

“The Slender Poe &  More” The Sacramento Public Library One Book Read 2013 is “The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe” . In celebration of ...

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