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The Evolving Services of the Ferndale Library, 1930-Present

Books, Concerts, Digital Resources and Early Literacy Programs and Beyond This year marked the 65th anniversary of the Ferndale Library’s grand opening at its current location at 222 E. Nine Mile Rd. Next November will actually be our 90th anniversary: … Continue reading

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Biography Section

Tekedra Lofton Tekedra is a Circulation Specialist; a self-described “awesome person,” who you will find working every weekend at FADL at the front desk. She is also an author, whose work appears under the pen name Ophelia Crane. She has … Continue reading

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Books for Tweens & Teens That Explore Gender Identity

If you’re looking for book recommendations that discuss and illuminate topics around gender identity, than Youth Librarian Ms. Elissa has a list curated for you… Fiction for children and young adults has begun to reflect the expanding awareness of gender … Continue reading

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KIDS READ: Picture Books for Young Dog Lovers

Curated by Mr. Jordan, Head Librarian in Youth Services  Do you have young children at home who love dogs? We’ve got a list of recommended picture books for you: Librarians are often stereotyped as being “cat-people…” and this generalization is … Continue reading

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What Should I Read Next?

If you loved Celeste Ng’s “Everything I Never Told You” or Jean Kwok’s “Searching for Sylvie Lee…,” then Susan, from our staff of Reference Librarians has recommendations: Lisa Ko – The Leavers Emma Rous – The Au Pair Lucy Tan … Continue reading

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Kids Read: Pride Month Reading Recommendations for Teens (14+)

If you’re looking for pride month book recommendations for teens, Youth Services Librarian Ms. Jasmine recommends these three… We all know that lions are the real kings of the jungle. Perhaps that majestic placing in the animal kingdom comes from … Continue reading

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Biography Section

Cheryll Vaughn Cheryll is the first face you’ll see when you walk into FADL. Our sole Building Monitor, her job requires her to sit at the station at the front door and greet patrons as they enter. But her job … Continue reading

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