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Solar Eclipse Glasses at Central New York Libraries

If you're wondering how to view the upcoming eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017, it's as easy as trip to the library.

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Green Eggs & Ham
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Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss's Birthday. And what better way to celebrate all the silliness with your kids' favorite books and Dr. Seuss-themed outfits.

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Christmas 1945 Comes To Hotel Utica

Christmas 1945. It was the greatest celebration in American history coming after 4 wartime holiday seasons. President Truman even declared it a 4 day Christmas weekend for all federal employees.

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Check Out This Brand New ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Concept Art

There’s something strange about concept art for comic book movies. Seeing artists’ renditions of popular superheroes filtered through the lens of the Hollywood actors that play them blur the line between comic books and movies in a really weird way. Since so many different artists have tackled characters like Iron Man and Captain America, I’m used to them not looking like anyone in particular, but there is the face of Chris Evans or Sebastian Stan poking out from every panel. It’s both very neat and a little, you know, uncanny valley.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Needs 10+ Seasons for George R.R. Martin to Finish the Novels First

Game of Thrones didn’t drop too many spoilers of George R.R. Martin’s Winds of Winter by the first trailer, but the author himself has acknowledged the likelihood of some readers learning ahead of others. We don’t yet know when to expect Book 6 either, but don’t expect Martin to finish the series with A Dream of Spring ahead of its HBO counterpart, unless Game of Thrones runs upwards of 10 seasons.

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Prepare for ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ With Four New J.K. Rowling Stories

J.K. Rowling may be done with the Harry Potter book series, but that hasn’t kept the author from indulging in and expanding its magical universe. Between the upcoming play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, there’s no shortage of new Potter-verse materials arriving this year — but Rowling has another surprise for fans, as the author is releasing FOUR new supplementary stories to help prepare you for Fantastic Beasts.

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A New Harry Potter Book Is Coming. Kind Of.

Can't afford a trip to London for the hotly-anticipated Harry Potter play? We've got good news.

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3 Central New York Children’s Books That Will Steal Your Heart

Attention mom and dad: These three books will have your kids shredding through the pages in no time.

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3 Central New York Children’s Books That Will Steal Your Heart

Attention mom and dad: These three books will have your kids shredding through the pages in no time.

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Little Boy Reacts To Getting Cough Drops For Christmas [Video]

If only every little boy and girl was this easy to please; all this little guy wants for Christmas are some cough drops.  

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Rome Resident Shares His Story in a New Book ‘BULLYPROOF’ [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Brian Seetge from Rome shares his story and gives tips on helping children deal with bullies in the third edition of 'BULLYPROOF: Unleash the Hero Inside Your Kid.'

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Do You Believe In Angels? Meet The Author Of ‘Never Alone’

When I was recently out of town, I met Michelle Irene. I immediately wanted to talk to her. Our Angels were working together for us to meet. Do you believe in Angels?

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