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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 appearance by Beatrix Potter herself. Proper tea party attire is encouraged but not required. Beatrix Potter will be portrayed by Maria More...

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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...

By Vicky Terry On Thursday, June 19th, 2014

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“Assistant to prominent enquiry agent.  Typing and shorthand required. Some danger involved in performance of duties. Salary commensurate with ability.  7 Craig’s Court.” So begins a series of novels set More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

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I don’t know about you, but for me the month of May just flew by! The libraries are gearing up for summer in lots of ways, and I thought I would share a few of them with you this week. One piece of good news – More...