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I just finished listening to a great audio book, and I want to recommend it to those of you who are also “listeners.” I have a fairly long commute to McClintic (about 45 minutes on good days) and so listening to audio books is a great way to pass the time. In the Blood by Lisa Unger is a psychological mystery set in The Hollows, a small fictional More...

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By Vicky Terry On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

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The West Virginia Library Association (WVLA) holds a Fall Conference every year in October. The three-day gathering for librarians from public, academic and school libraries is full of workshops, lecture sessions, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, October 10th, 2014

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Last week I wrote this column about new books coming out in October. I think it was a successful “temptation” since I had several people come looking for them. I thought it would be fun to tempt you further, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

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I can’t believe October is here! It’s one of my favorite months. I love the fall colors, and cooler weather, and digging out sweaters. But it’s also the time when new books by our favorite authors start appearing, More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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So, if any of you are on Facebook and happen to have librarians as Friends, you are probably seeing a lot of posts about Banned Book Week. Or am I the only person to have a lot of librarian friends on Facebook? Banned More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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By Garry Thompsen, Laurie Cameron and Helena Gondry Hillsboro Library Friends Did You Know? Mark Twain was born in 1835 under Haley’s Comet. He predicted he would die some 75 years later. April 21, 1901 was the More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

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A Man of Mark By Helena Gondry Kiy Tywoniw’s black and white portrait captures the essentials of Mark Twain. The prominent lighter side is Twain’s pure and poignant humor found in letters, essays and books. More...