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Last week I mentioned little Christmas miracles and how good things were just dropping into my lap (or so it seems).  This week I have another great story. This past July I received a letter out of the blue from the Dorothy Louise Kyler Foundation in Ohio.  They explained that they gave grants up to $5,000 for children’s materials – books, More...

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By Vicky Terry On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

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Things are dropping into my lap out of the blue. Good things. I love it when this happens—and if you’ve ever had a series of nice things happen to you, you’ll know what I mean. So during this season of love More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

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Part of my job is to monitor the usage of our libraries. I collect statistics on circulation figures, computer use, wi-fi use, how many meetings are held in the branches, how many people visit the libraries, and More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, November 28th, 2014

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Happy Thanksgiving! Of course, I’m thankful for books, and so it is only fitting that November has been a big month for the release of new novels by bestselling authors—always good news. I’ve been ordering More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

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Jodi Picoult is one of those puzzling authors.  Wait, that’s not quite accurate.  She is the most puzzling author.  Now, some writers people either love or hate.  I get that.  But my love/hate relationship More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

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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 More...

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...