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  • Check It Out: Roping in the reluctant reader

    As a librarian, one of my favorite things to do is to recommend books to children. There is something exciting about connecting a young person with the perfect book. This is not as easy as it sounds. Everyone's tastes are different. Sometimes it is difficult to explain what you like about a book — and I can't read your mind.
  • Check It Out: Prepare yourself for 2015's movies

    The holidays announced the arrival to the big screen of two longtime chart-topping books, "American Sniper" and "Unbroken." This appears destined to be a year of dozens of popular book adaptations. Before watching the films, check out the books they...

    The Latest: Girls and other mysteries

    'City of Brick and Shadow' Tim Wirkus Tyrus Books; 282 pages Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in 1975, and most of us, I think, accept that the mob did him in. Amelia Earhart lost radio contact somewhere in the Pacific, and we've narrowed her fate down to...

    Friends of the Libraries: Try a different perspective on for size

    What if you could change your perspective for one evening? The new Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries program series "Through the Eyes of…" is an opportunity to see through the lenses of other people who have diligently developed a unique point...

    'Charlotte's Web' challenge: Dressing 4- and 8-legged creatures

    'Charlotte's Web' challenge: Dressing 4- and 8-legged creatures
    Creating an animal, insect or rodent costume can be so tricky. But leave it to Soojin Lee, the costume designer at South Coast Repertory, to evoke characters for the theater's children's production of E.B. White's "Charlotte's Web." The beloved...