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Prelude to War, 1919-1939

In the eleventh month, on the eleventh day, at the eleventh hour in 1918, the world powers brought an end to one of the most violent conflicts in the history of civilization. The Great War, involving most of Europe, Britain

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Join the Discussion

You may think it all started with Oprah, but you’d be wrong. She certainly popularized it, but its origins can be traced to the eighteenth century. What is it? It’s the book club. By some estimates, more than five million

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September is Sign-Up Month

A few years ago there was a popular advertising campaign that ended each of its commercials with the question, “What’s in your wallet?” If you were to answer the question today, what would you say – a credit card, health insurance

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Engaging with the Community

The library is full of stories. Not only do we have shelves full of stories—both fiction and nonfiction—but by virtue of being an active community center, the library is also a place where so many stories happen. Today’s library is

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Summer Fun Begins!

Summer is just around the corner, and at the library, we couldn’t be happier. Summer is a special time for us, a time when the sounds of children’s laughter and eager, excited voices fill the library. Children love to read;

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Interlibrary Loan

Every day is Christmas at the library. By that I mean, every day we get to open boxes of surprises. The boxes come to us each morning around eleven o’clock, and we never know just what we’ll find when we

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New Year – New You

At this time of year we are bombarded with ideas for self-improvement. You can’t avoid the constant reminder that the new year brings new opportunities to improve the old you. It’s New Year, new you, right? – new body, new

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