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October is “Jumping!”

Whenever I see friends, I am invariably asked, “What’s going on at the library?” It’s a casual and expected question to which I usually give a casual and expected response. Not long ago, I was asked the question, and I

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Summer at the Library

Summer has officially arrived, and at the public library, we couldn’t be happier. Summer is a special time at the library, a time when children fill the building with excited voices and sounds of laughter. The Children’s Room overflows with

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The Enchantment of Poetry

When I was a child, I loved poetry.  My book of A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson was a cherished possession; I still have my copy, tattered and torn, but, nevertheless, readable. As a child, I would

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Hands-on Learning at Home

If you’ve been in the Children’s Room recently, you will have noticed the addition of two wire shelving units with a sign announcing “STEM FAIR: OPENING DAY STEM KIT COLLECTION – Saturday, February 23.” This is an important day of

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