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Relax This Holiday Season

It’s that most wonderful time of the year – the world is full of glittering holiday lights, and the joyful sounds of holiday music. We look forward with eager anticipation to sharing evenings with family and friends, and to watching

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Benefits of Book Sales

Fall is well and truly here. The sights and sounds of the season are all around us. Trees stand bare against the sky while the soft drone of leaf blowers fills the air. The days are crisp and the nights

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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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Reflect and Connect

Although we celebrate new beginnings in January each year, September has always felt more like beginning anew to me. Summer has ended, children are back in school, days are getting visibly shorter and daily life takes on a new rhythm.

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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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A “Third Place”

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover. You also can’t judge a library’s value to the community by simply the books on its shelf. Last week’s Friends of the Library’s Murder Mystery Dinner is a perfect example

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So Much More Than Books

It always surprises me to hear someone make the comment that libraries are about books.  Are you surprised that I am surprised? Aren’t libraries about books? Well, not to my mind. Libraries are not about books and have never been

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