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AGENDA for SPECIAL MEETING

September 17, 2021 – 3:00 PM

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Topic: Policy for COVID vaccination and testing for GFL staff and volunteers

Other Business

Zoom option: 778 950 7007 or at Library

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My First Gardening Book: 35 Easy and Fun Projects For Budding Gardeners

“If you’re a budding gardener, you can discover how to sow and grow successfully with My First Gardening Book. In Chapter 1, Getting Started, you will learn all the basics, such as how to prepare soil, sow seeds, choose plants and maintain your garden. In Chapter 2, Grow Your Own, put your skills to good use with projects such as the Tasty Herb Pot, Sunflower Alley and Eggshell Gardens. Chapter 3, Garden Decorations, shows you innovative ways to brighten up your garden, including Painted Pots and Ice Mobiles, and in Chapter 4, Garden Crafts you can combine gardening and craft activities, with fun creations such as Lavender Bags and Pretty Seed Packets. All the projects are explained in child-friendly language so that you can garden independently. You will soon enjoy all the rewards of your work as you watch your plants and flowers grow and blossom.” — Simon and Schuster

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The Wild Robot Escapes

“Thought-provoking….Raises poignant quandaries about the nature of love and selfhood.”―Publishers Weekly

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Our Team: The Epic Story of Four Men and the World Series that Changed Baseball

“From sandlots to stadiums, Luke Epplin generously offers up the best seat in the stands to revisit when both America and its greatest pastime were changing. Even as the color line impacted the best Black players’ access and opportunities, Our Team is a riveting reminder of the unifying power of sports―and the compelling men who sought to change America one game at a time.” ―Caseen Gaines, author of Footnotes: The Black Artists Who Rewrote the Rules of the Great White Way

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The President’s Daughter

The President’s Daughter is a smart, taut, utterly fantastic roller coaster that had me holding on for dear life: a combination of every parent’s worst nightmare—a daughter abducted by a terrorist with a scimitar—and the inside world of Washington, DC (a place where, arguably, the knives are pretty damn sharp, too).”―Chris Bohjalian, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Midwives, The Flight Attendant, and Hour of the Witch

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The Keepers

“When Mace Reid and his cadaver dog Vira are called in to search Washington Park, what they find has them running for their very lives as a they, amidst murder and mayhem, uncover corruption at the highest level, which does not bode well for them.” — Atlas Publishing

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Yay! You’re Gay! Now What!: A Gay Boy’s Guide to Life by Riyadh Khalaf

“This book is part self-help, part memoir, part inspirational book for anyone who is coming to terms with what it means to be queer.”―Tirzah Price, BookRiot

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Mary’s Monster: Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein by Lita Judge

“[T]his is a stirring, impeccably researched portrait of a remarkable woman and her literary ‘progeny.’ Much like Mary, Judge forges a Creature all her own.” ―Booklist

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Nature Play Workshop for Families: A Guide to 40+ Outdoor Learning Experiences in All Seasons by Monica Wiedel-Lubinski

“Nature Play Workshop for Families reveals the benefits of nature connection for young children and describes how caring adults can nurture it through outdoor play in all seasons”- Baker & Taylor

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The Hidden Kingdom by Tui Sutherland

“The five dragonets of the prophecy are hoping to hide in safety in the RainWing kingdom, and Glory is hoping to learn more about her own identity, but when tribe members start disappearing and the old queen does nothing, it is up to Glory and her friendsto uncover the lurking evil.” – Baker & Taylor