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How to Drink & Cook (Semi) Responsibly

By Tim on Dec 15, 2014 12:09 PM

My Drunk Kitchen: a cookbook that proves that the journey is more important than the end result, even when in the kitchen (as long as you don't set fire to anything).

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What do librarians read?

By MPL Staff on Dec 13, 2014 3:24 PM

They're surrounded by books all day...so what do they check out? Here's a selection of fiction from a few of our branch librarians.

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Once I Was Cool by Megan Stielstra

By MPL Staff on Dec 11, 2014 12:42 PM

Insightful, compassionate, gutsy, and heartbreaking personal essays exploring the messy, maddening beauty of adulthood with wit, intelligence, and biting humor.  

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Braids, Buns, and Twists! Oh My!

By MPL Staff on Dec 9, 2014 8:10 AM

Want to change up your look? Here are step-by-step tutorials for eighty-two classic and contemporary hairstyles, with tips for different hair types, lengths, and products.

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Global Kitchen

By MPL Staff on Nov 29, 2014 2:40 PM

Get a taste of the world without ever leaving home. Mexican chile rellenos, Thai sticky rice, or Egyptian koshari, anyone?

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