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As I write this, the children of Pocahontas County are experiencing their first day back at school. I am having a hard time believing that summer has passed by so quickly, and that some of the kids I remember as first graders are heading into eighth grade, or ninth grade, or will be seniors this year! So in the spirit of approaching autumn days, I wanted More...

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By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

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“So many books, so little time” is such a common lament with me, and I’m sure with a number of you, too. My problem, as I may have mentioned before, is that I love just about everything, fiction and non-fiction. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

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By Cree Lahti The Linwood Community Library at Snowshoe will celebrate the 148th birthday of beloved author Beatrix Potter with a tea party on Friday, July 25, at 10 a.m. There will be veggies, cupcakes and a special More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

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If you don’t have a young child in your life, someone you can introduce to the world of picture books, then I truly feel sorry for you. You are missing out, not only on the pleasure of reading to a child, but More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

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Everyone who owns a Kindle, a Nook, or some sort of e-reader, raise your hand. Quite a few of us read on a device; I myself have a Kindle – actually two, but that’s a different story – and I enjoy reading More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

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The end of June is the end of our financial fiscal year, and so we wrap up our spending and prepare for another year and another budget. The best part is the influx of new titles coming into the libraries, and I More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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The Pocahontas Times generously provides this space each week for me to talk about our library system. I cover upcoming events, I review books or audio books, I muse about library issues, and I try to inform readers More...