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- December top 5 for under 5We invite you to check out this month’s PPL Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources and new books in the library collection for children up to five years old and their families. The Gift of Books 2023: Books for Younger Children It’s the gift-giving season and there isn’t a more perfect gift for a young […] Read More Posted Nov 27, 2023 by Martha Liu
- Bake, bake, bakeIt was when I was entering high school that I really got into baking. My younger sibling and I would take charge of all the family’s birthday cakes, whipping up layers and layers of cake and frosting. Additional hours upon hours were spent testing for the flakiest pie crust, finding the perfect chocolate chip cookie, […] Read More Posted Nov 22, 2023 by Amanda Chuong
- Comfort me with cookeryIn some libraries of yore, the cookbook (or “cooking” as it appears in our collection) section was known as “cookery.” According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a variant of this term first appeared in 1393; followed by another reference from 1450, “Here Beginnethe a Boke of Kokery,” a reference from “Two 15th-century Cookery-books” by T. […] Read More Posted Nov 16, 2023 by Kristin Friberg