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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Friday I'm in Love by Camryn Garrett

Friday im in love

It's too late for a Sweet Sixteen but what if Mahalia had a Coming Out Party? A love letter to romantic comedies, sweet sixteen blowouts, black joy and queer pride.

 

Mahalia Harris wants.

 

She wants a big Sweet Sixteen like her be...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone by Benjamin Stevenson

Everyone in my family

Everyone in my family has killed someone. Some of us, the high achievers, have killed more than once. I'm not trying to be dramatic, but it is the truth. Some of us are good, others are bad, and some just unfortunate.

 

I'm Ernest...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope [Nintendo Switch]

Mario Video Game

Mario and the Rabbids team up for an epic adventure! Build your dream team with three heroes from an eclectic roster of nine. Take down all-new bosses, along with some familiar enemies throughout the galaxy.

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

8 Rules of Love: How to Find It, Keep It, and Let It Go by Jay Shetty

8 Rules of love

The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Think Like a Monk offers a revelatory guide to every stage of romance, drawing on ancient wisdom and new science.

Nobody sits us down and teaches us how to love. So we’re often thrown into relationsh...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

The Davenports by Krystal Marquis

Davenports

The Davenports delivers a totally escapist, swoon-worthy romance while offering a glimpse into a period of African American history often overlooked.

 

The Davenports are one of the few Black families of immense wealth and status in a chan...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Outsmart Your Brain: Why Learning is Hard and How You Can Make It Easy by Daniel Willingham

Outsmart your brain

In this revolutionary, comprehensive, and accessible guide on how the brain learns, discover how to study more efficiently and effectively, shrug away exam stress, and most of all, enjoy learning.

 

When we study, we tend to focus on the tasks we c...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

We Are All So Good at Smiling by Amber McBride

We are all so good

They Both Die at the End meets The Bell Jar in this haunting, beautiful young adult novel-in-verse about clinical depression and healing from trauma, from National Book Award Finalist Amber McBride.

 

Whimsy is back in the hospital for tre...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Windfall by Erika Bolstad

Windfall

At first, Erika Bolstad knew only one thing about her great-grandmother, Anna: she was a homesteader on the North Dakota prairies in the early 1900s before her husband committed her to an asylum under mysterious circumstances. As Erika's mother w...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

The Woman King [DVD]

Woman King DVD

The remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a ferocity unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, it follows the emotionally epic jour...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

The Mitford Affair by Marie Benedict

Mitford affair

Between the World Wars, the six Mitford sisters dominate the English political, literary, and social scenes. Though they've weathered scandals before, the family falls into disarray when Diana divorces her husband to marry a fascist leader and Un...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Till [DVD]

Till DVD

Till is a profoundly emotional and cinematic film about the true story of Mamie Till Mobley's relentless pursuit of justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi. In Mamie&ap...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert

Highly suspicious

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Brown Sisters trilogy, comes a laugh-out-loud story about a quirky content creator and a clean-cut athlete testing their abilities to survive the great outdoors--and each other.

 

Bradley Graeme is ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

The Callisto Protocol [PS5, XBOX SERIES X]

Callisto Protocol Video Game

On Jupiter's dead moon, a mysterious outbreak has thrown Black Iron Prison into chaos. Fight to survive the unspeakable horrors of Callisto and uncover dark secrets

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Driving through the Green Book by Alvin Hall

Driving through the green book

Join award-winning broadcaster Alvin Hall on a journey through America's haunted racial past, with the legendary Green Book as your guide.

 

For countless Americans, the open road has long been a place where dangers lurk. In the era of Jim Crow, Bl...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Black Adam [DVD]

Black Adam DVD

Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods-and imprisoned just as quickly-Black Adam (Dwayne Johnson) is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Meant to Be Mine by Hannah Orenstein

Meant to be mine

What if you knew exactly when you’d meet the love of your life? Edie Meyer knows. When her Grandma Gloria was a young woman, she had a vision of the exact day she would meet her soul mate—and then Grandpa Ray showed up.

 

Since ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

The New Life by Tom Crewe

New life

London, 1894. After a lifetime spent navigating his desires, John Addington, married to Catherine, has met Frank, a working-class printer.

 

Meanwhile Henry Ellis's wife Edith has fallen in love with Angelica - and Angelica wants ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Winterland by Rae Meadows

Winterland

Reminiscent of Maggie Shipstead’s Astonish Me and Julia Phillips’s Disappearing Earth, Winterland tells the story of a previous era, shockingly pertinent today, shaped by glory and loss and finding light wher...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Stray [PS4]

Stray ps4

Lost, alone and separated from family, a stray cat must untangle an ancient mystery to escape a long-forgotten city. Stray is a third-person cat adventure game set amidst the detailed, neon-lit alleys of a decaying cybercity and the murky environments of ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

The Forever Witness: How Genetic Genealogy Solved a Cold Case Double Murder by Edward Humes

forever witness

After 30 years, Detective Jim Scharf arrested a teenage couple's murderer—and exposed a looming battle between the pursuit of justice and the right to privacy.

When Tanya Van Cuylenborg and Jay Cook were murdered during a trip to Seattle...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

So Long, Chester Wheeler by Catherine Ryan Hyde

So Long

Lewis Madigan is young, gay, out of work, and getting antsy when he’s roped into providing end-of-life care for his insufferable homophobic neighbor, Chester Wheeler. Lewis doesn’t need the aggravation, just the money. The only require...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Three Thousand Years of Longing [DVD]

Thee thousand years

While attending a conference in Istanbul, Dr. Alithea Binnie happens to encounter a djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom. This presents two problems: first, she doubts that he's real, and second, because she's a ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Five Survive by Holly Jackson

five survive

The brand new unmissable crime thriller from Holly Jackson, best-selling, award-winning author of the Good Girl’s Guide to Murder trilogy.

 

Eight hours.

Six friends.

One sniper . . .

 

Eighteen year old Red and her friends are on a ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

How We Heal: Uncover Your Power and Set Yourself Free by Alexandra Elle

how we heal

In How We Heal, bestselling author Alexandra Elle offers a life-changing invitation to heal yourself and reclaim your peace. In these pages, readers will discover essential techniques for self-healing, including journaling rituals to cultivate in...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Power Failure: The Rise and Fall of an American Icon by William D. Cohan

power failure

The dramatic rise--and unimaginable fall--of America's most iconic corporation by New York Times bestselling author and pre-eminent financial journalist William D. Cohan

 

No company embodied American ingenuity, innovation, and industrial ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Never Ever Getting Back Together by Sophie Gonzales

never ever getting

When their now famous ex-boyfriend asks them to participate in a teen reality show, two eighteen year old girls—one bent on revenge, the other open to rekindling romance—get tangled up in an unexpected twist when they fall for each oth...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

We Deserve Monuments by Jas Hammonds

we deserve

Family secrets, a swoon-worthy romance, and a slow-burn mystery collide in We Deserve Monuments, a YA debut from Jas Hammonds that explores how racial violence can ripple down through generations.

 

What’s more important: Knowing the trut...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Don't Worry Darling [DVD]

dont worry

A 1950s housewife living with her husband in an idealistic experimental community begins to worry that his glamorous company may be hiding troubling secrets.

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

To Fill a Yellow House by Sussie Anie

to fill a yellow

When Kwasi's family moves abruptly from one side of London to the other, Kwasi is both excited by the change--the new house is so big--and unsettled by his new school and the pressures placed upon him by his parents and many aunties. One...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Strega by Johanne Lykke Holm

Strega

With toiletries, hairbands, and notebooks in her bag, and at her mother's instruction, nineteen-year-old Rafa leaves her parents' home and the seaside town she grew up in. Out the train window, she sees the lit-up mountains and perfect t...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

The Power of the Dog [DVD]

Power of the dog DVD

Jane Campion returns to the kind of mythic frontier landscape--pulsating with both freedom and menace--that she previously traversed in The Piano in order to plumb the masculine psyche in The Power of the Dog, set against the desolate plains of 1920s Mont...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Shuna’s Journey by Hayao Miyazaki

Shunas journey

Shuna, the prince of a poor land, watches in despair as his people work themselves to death harvesting the little grain that grows there. And so, when a traveler presents him with a sample of seeds from a mysterious western land, he sets out to find the s...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Curious Minds on the GO

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The Grand Forks Public Library Foundation is participating in Giving Hearts Day. Schedule your gift today or donate on Giving Hearts Day on Thursday, February 9. Donations will support the purchase of an outreach van!

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Crafternoons Every Saturday

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On Saturdays throughout January and February, we host Crafternoons for kids, teens, and adults. Join the fun - no registration is required.

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Social Services Hours

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Social Services Hours return now through early May 2023. Do you need some help and aren’t sure where to go? Stop by the library and meet with our social work intern in the Grand Forks Room. Hours include:

  • Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m.
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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Children's Remodel FAQs

Childrens Construction Web

From January through May 2023, the Children's Department will be undergoing a remodel. During this time, Children's will be located in the Curiosity Lab on the main floor. Read on to learn more about this exciting development. Thank you ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2022

Winter Reading Program

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Cozy up with a story this winter. Join the 2023 Winter Reading Program for reading fun & activities all winter long.

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