Barrington Area Library
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Club Info
Welcome to the Young Adult Summer Library Club, Read to Feed.

We are still 275 books away from our Read To Feed goal of 1500! Please help us reach our goal, so our partner businesses will make a donation to the Barrington and Cuba Township food pantries. Get the details on Read To Feed on the Barrington Area Library website.

On top of helping a good cause, participants also have the chance to win great prizes. Each time you finish a book and post a short review, you will be immediately entered into the semi-monthly prize drawing. Post 6 reviews throughout the summer to qualify for the grand prize drawing--a Nexus Tablet!

Don't forget to grab a free book and piece of chocolate at the Reference Desk after you register, while supplies last. Club ends on August 15.
Reviews
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The Divine Comedy
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Even though this literary gem is written in a poetic style that is very difficult for anyone to read, Italian or English, you don't have to fully understand everything written down to enjoy this book and learn what Dante is talking about. As it was when it was first read by people of its time, the Divine Comedy is quite unusual and actually quite frightful, and it's delivers its message clearly. I would reccomend this to anyone with a love of poetry and of supernatural or beyond-the-Earth topics.
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Daily Life in the Middle Ages
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This book describes this frequently overlook era of history in such detail that I cannot even believe historians were able to acquire so much information from so long ago. It describes very aspect of the daily life of every kind of person in great detail. I would reccomend this book to anyone with a love for history.
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Medieval and Renaissance Art
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His book gives an insightful and detailed approach to art from this period, and goes beyond the kind of art you are used to seeing during this time. It also looks at art from that period in more than just paintings, such as sculptures and pottery.
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