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YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of Monday, October 18, 2021

Celebrate Black Poetry Day

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Brown
Kevin Young

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Collected Poems
Rita Dove

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Black Girl, Call Home
Jasmine Mans

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Finna
Nate Marshall

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Start a Simple Sewing Project

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Zakka from the Heart
Minki Kim

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Rainy Day Sewing
Amy Sinibaldi

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Sewing Happiness
Sanae Ishida

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50 Fat Quarter Toys
Ame Verso

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AACHM WALKING TOUR

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of Monday, October 11, 2021

Truly Terrifying Tales

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My Heart is a Chainsaw
Stephen Graham Jones

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The Haunted
Danielle Vega

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The Wolf House
Cristobal León & Joaquín Cociña

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Tigers are not Afraid
Issa López

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Helping You Complete Your To-Do List

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Eat That Frog! Action Workbook
Brian Tracy

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Make Time
Jake Knapp

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Better Than Before
Gretchen Rubin

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The Productivity Project
Chris Bailey

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New Streaming Video!

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of Monday, October 4, 2021

RPGs Beyond D&D

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Fate
Leonard Balsera

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Starfinder
Alexander Augunas

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Masks
Brendan Conway

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Tales from the Loop
Simon Stålenhag

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How Humans and Animals Coexist

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The Urban Bestiary
Lyanda Lynn Haupt

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Why did the Chicken Cross the World
Andrew Lawler

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Farewell to the Horse
Ulrich Raulff

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The Lion in the Living Room
Abigail Tucker

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Outdoor Storytime

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of Monday, September 27, 2021

Firefighter Friends

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A Day at the Fire Station
Richard Scarry

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Firefighters!
Patricia Hubbell

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Curious George and the Firefighters
Margret & H.A. Rey

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Firefighter Ted
Andrea Beaty

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Emmy Award Winning TV

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The Last Dance
ESPN

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Watchmen
HBO

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Succession
HBO

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Barry
HBO

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Event

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of Monday, September 20, 2021

King Arthur: Truth and Legends

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The Story of Medieval England
The Great Courses

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King Arthur
Antoine Fuqua

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In the Footsteps of Sir Gawain
BBC

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King Arthur
Guy Ritchie

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Cuddle Up with a Cozy Mystery

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A Tourist's Guide to Murder
V.M. Burns

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Much Ado About Nauticaling
Gabby Allan

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Mocha, She Wrote
Ellie Alexander

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Arsenic and Adobo
Mia P. Manansala

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Hispanic Heritage Month

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of Monday, September 13, 2021

Boarding School Mysteries for Teens

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Truly Devious
Maureen Johnson

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The Austere Academy
Lemony Snicket

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A School for Unusual Girls
Kathleen Baldwin

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Cross my Heart and Hope to Spy
Ally Carter

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Art Appreciation for Amateur Aficionados

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The Joy of Art
Carolyn Schlam

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Ways of Seeing
John Berger

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The Lives of the Artists
Giorgio Vasari

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Funny Weather
Olivia Laing

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Vote for the 2022 Washtenaw Read

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of Monday, September 6, 2021

Messy Academic Novels for Fans of The Chair on Netflix

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The Groves of Academe
Mary McCarthy

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Dear Committee Members
Julie Schumacher

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Lucky Jim
Kingsley Amis

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My Education
Susan Choi

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Escape into Ambient Music Streams

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SMM Opiate
Various Artists

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Psychic 9-5 Club
HTRK

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Awake
Tycho

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Ghostly Swim 2
Ghostly Artists

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Summer Game Shop closes Sept 6 at Midnight

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of Monday, August 30, 2021

Back to School!

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I Got the School Spirit
Connie Schofield-Morrison

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Phoenix Goes to School
Michelle and Phoenix Finch

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The Name Jar
Yangsook Choi

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Chrysanthemum
Kevin Henkes

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Listen to Wise Words From Creative People

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Big Magic
Elizabeth Gilbert

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The Creative Thinker's Toolkit
Gerard Puccio

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Keep Moving
Maggie Smith

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Originals
Adam Grant

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JOSIE'S SUMMER GAME CODE

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of Monday, August 23, 2021

Stories from Woodstock '69

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Creating Woodstock
Mick Richards

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Woodstock Diary 1969
D.A. Pennebaker

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The Road to Woodstock
Michael Lang

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1969
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Documentaries and Movies about Transgender Experiences

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Born to Be
Tânia Cypriano

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What's the T?
Cecilio Asuncion

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Real Boy
Shaleece Haas

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Transgender Tuesdays
Mark Freeman

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Drawing for Kids and Adults

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of August 16, 2021

Big Movies! Big Monsters!

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Pacific Rim
Guillermo del Toro

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Kong: Skull Island
Jordan Vogt-Roberts

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The Host
Bong Joon-ho

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Cloverfield
J.J. Abrams

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Easy Meals for the Height of Summer

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The Big Summer Cookbook
Jeff Cox

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Eat Cool
Vanessa Seder

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Rodney Scott's World of BBQ
Rodney Scott

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A Year of Picnics
Ashley English

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SWEATIN' TO THE OLDIES

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of Monday, August 9, 2021

Immersive and Suspenseful Nonfiction Books on CD

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Dark Money
Jane Mayer

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Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann

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Under the Banner of Heaven
John Krakauer

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Blitzed
Norman Ohler

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High-Flying Gymnasts

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Flying High
Michelle Meadows

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Trini's Big Leap
Alexander de Wit

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Nadia
Karlin Gray

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Unexpected Twist
Dominique Moceanu

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Outdoor Storytimes at AADL

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of August 2, 2021

Olympic Dreams

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The End of the Perfect 10
Dvora Meyers

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The Boys in the Boat
Daniel Brown

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The Three Year Swim Club
Julie Checkoway

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Silent Gesture
Tommie Smith

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Funk & the Roots of Hip Hop

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Soul of a Nation
1968-1979

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Nigeria 70
Duncan Brooker

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Head Hunters
Herbie Hancock

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Superfly
Curtis Mayfield

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Lego Contest

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of July 26, 2021

Graphic Novels New to the Collection

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Count
Ibrahim Moustafa

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Shadow Life
Hiromi Goto

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Guerilla Green
Cookie Kalkair

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Curtiss Hill
Pau

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American Infrastructure: Problems and Possibilities

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The New Urban Crisis
Richard Florida

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Palaces for the People
Eric Klinenberg

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Evicted
Matthew Desmond

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Race for Profit
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

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Black Lives Matter Mural Dedication

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of July 19, 2021

Looking to the Future

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Who Owns the Future?
Jaron Lanier

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The Industries of the Future
Alec Ross

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The Grid
Gretchen Bakke

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Future Tense Fiction
Stories of Tomorrow

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Not Your Average Superhero Movie

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Hancock
Peter Berg

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Mystery Men
Kinka Usher

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Unbreakable
M. Night Shyamalan

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Tank Girl
Rachel Talalay

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AADL REOPENING July 12

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of July 12, 2021

Chesstastic Books

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Clockwork Game
Jane Irwin

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My Name is Tani
Tani Adewumi

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Power Chess for Kids
Charles Hertan

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Chess Life
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Ojibwe Stories

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The Dance Boots
Linda LeGarde Grover

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The Hiawatha
David Treuer

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Tracks
Louise Erdrich

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The Mason House
Marie T. Bertineau

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Introducing 30 Days of Clay: Food! Each day in July, we'll demonstrate how to make small foodstuff with just a bit of clay. Click for the full menu.

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of July 5, 2021

Road Trip Tunes

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Mothership Connection
Parliament

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Rumours
Fleetwood Mac

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Channel Orange
Frank Ocean

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Lost in the Dream
War on Drugs

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Playing Outside

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Wild Adventures
Mick Manning

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Vitamin N
Richard Louv

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Forest Club
Kris Hirschmann

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The Real Play Revolution
Ash Perrin

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AADL is reopening July 12 at noon

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of June 28, 2021

Excellent Essayists

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Pulphead
John Jeremiah Sullivan

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Trick Mirror
Jia Tolentino

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Feel Free
Zadie Smith

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The Collected Schizophrenias
Esmé Weijun Wang

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YA Books about Self-Discovery

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For Today I am a Boy
Kim Fu

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The Backstagers
James Tynion IV

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Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me
Mariko Tamaki

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Unbecoming
Jenny Downham

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Live Storytime at Fuller Park

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of June 21, 2021

Foraging for Everyone!

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Foraging With Kids
Adele Nozedar

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Midwest Foraging
Lisa Rose

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Wild Edibles
Sergei Boutenko

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The Complete Mushroom Hunter
Gary Lincoff

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Inspired by Our 30 Days of Pride Series

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A Fantastic Woman
Sebastián Lelio

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The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde
Audre Lorde

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Sally Ride
Tam E. O'Shaughnessy

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When We Rise
Cleve Jones

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A2SF SIDEWALK CHALK DAY

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of June 14, 2021

Learning Self-Acceptance for Kids

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A Bad Case of Stripes
David Shannon

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Her Body Can
Kate Crenshaw

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Leila in Saffron
Rukhsanna Guidroz

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Love Your Body
Jessica Sanders

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Pop Treasures for Your Ears

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Firefly Garden
Merry Ellen Kirk

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Idol Tryouts Two
Ghostly International

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Girls Who Look Like Me
Lightning Love

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Ghostly Essentials
Various Artists

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Play the Summer Game!

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of June 7, 2021

Migration in Novels

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Exit West
Mohsin Hamid

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America is Not the Heart
Elaine Castillo

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The House of Broken Angels
Luis Alberto Urrea

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Forgotten Country
Catherine Chung

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Craft at Home

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Crafted
Sally Coulthard

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The Weaving Explorer
Deborah Jarchow

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Easy Homemade Pottery
Francesca Stone

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Wood Pallet Wonders
Samantha Hartman

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AADL Reopening News

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of May 31, 2021

Notable Books from the Lambda Literary Awards

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Cantoras
Carolina De Robertis

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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong

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Disoriental
Négar Djavadi

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The House of Impossible Beauties
Joseph Cassara

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Poetry for Kids

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Breathe and Be
Kate Coombs

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Can I Touch your Hair
Irene Latham

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A Stick is an Excellent Thing
Marilyn Singer

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Beastly Verse
JooHee Yoon

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The AADL Black Lives Matter Mural

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of May 24, 2021

Classic Fiction for Kids

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Charlotte's Web
E.B. White

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Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry
Mildred D. Taylor

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The Jumbies
Tracy Baptiste

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Wonder
R.J. Palacio

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Two Wheel Tune-Up

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The Urban Biking Handbook
Charles Haine

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Biking Northern Michigan
Robert Downes

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The Bicycling Guide
Todd Downs

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Dirt Road Washtenaw
Rob Pulcipher

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Read magazines online with Libby

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of May 17, 2021

Eat with the Seasons

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Ruffage
Abra Berens

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Preserving by the Pint
Marisa McClellan

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Handmade Gatherings
Ashley English

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Vegetarian for a New Generation
Liana Krissoff

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Rom-Com Favorites

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Bend it like Beckham
Gurinder Chadha

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The Big Sick
Michael Showalter

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Love & Basketball
Gina Prince-Bythewood

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Crazy Rich Asians
Jon M. Chu

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AAPI Heritage Month Quote of the Day

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of May 10, 2021

Fantastic Stories on CD

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Black Leopard Red Wolf
Marlon James

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The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss

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The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern

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Empire of Ivory
Naomi Novik

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Graphic Novels Coming to the Screen

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Paper Girls
Brian K. Vaughan

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The Eternals
Marvel

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The Sandman
Neil Gaiman

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Shang-Chi
Gene Luen Yang

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Unerased Book Club

YOUR WEEKLY AADL NEWSLETTER

The Week of May 3, 2021

Growing Up Asian American

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Emergency Contact
Mary H.K. Choi

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Patron Saints of Nothing
Randy Ribay

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The Leavers
Lisa Ko

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American Panda
Gloria Chao

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Academy Award Best Picture Winners

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In the Heat of the Night
Norman Jewison

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All About Eve
Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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Amadeus
Miloš Forman

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Moonlight
Barry Jenkins

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