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This shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone, but I’m the aunt who gives books for Christmas. My nieces and nephews have personal libraries heavily seeded by yours truly. Giving a child a book is a wonderful gift; it can be a newly published one, or one of your own favorites from your childhood. The beauty of children’s literature is that the “good More...

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By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

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About a year ago, I was pleasantly surprised to receive a donation from the Marlinton Lions Club for audio books. As you may know, the Lions Club is an international organization focused on sight conservation, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Library Lines

Last time Library Lines highlighted some new non-fiction that can be found at McClintic Library (and some of the other branches as well; check our card catalog at www.pocahontaslibrary.org) and this week I wanted More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

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McClintic Library has a slew of new books that I’m dying to tell everyone about, and I usually list a few good titles when they come in, here in Library Lines. And this week, yes, the books are all here and ready More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

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Last week I talked about my current project of weeding out old, damaged or underused books to make room for new materials. Since then, I’ve finished the weeding, and spent a good amount of time ordering new books More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

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If you’ve come into McClintic Library recently, you’ve seen stacks of books sitting around near the magazine area. This is my fault—I’ve been weeding our collection. Weeding is a necessary, and dreaded, More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

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Pocahontas County Free Libraries had a VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) last year named Christine Holsinger, who worked out of McClintic and helped us start some great new programs, such as a Shut-In Delivery More...