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I was standing behind the circulation desk when a boy approached me with a puzzled look on his face. I’m not sure how old he was; maybe a precocious 10-year-old, maybe a short 12-year-old. He looked around the room, then turned to me and said, “How do you make money around here anyway? I mean, where does your money come from?” “Well,” I More...

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By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Library Lines

We all had to “spring forward” this past weekend. I hate that. I love “falling back,” but springing forward just seems to make me grumpy. So, what’s the cure for grumpiness? New books! We have some new More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Library Lines

Is it spring yet? I don’t like to wish time away, because some day I’m going to wish I had more time, but I am ready for more sun, warmer breezes, and less snow! In addition to reading good books to help pass More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

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I was talking with a library patron the other day as we browsed the shelves. I pointed to a book and declared that it was good, and then found another one and said, “This one is really good.” The patron asked More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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Mark your calendars. You may not know this, but March 15 is National Quilt Day. Not too many weeks ago, I wrote a Library Lines column about the Cranberry Piecemakers, a group of incredibly talented and generous More...

By Vicky Terry On Friday, February 13th, 2015

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London, 1889. Jack the Ripper has been quiet after his brutal murder spree, but remains at-large. The citizens of London are uneasy, afraid and disillusioned with Scotland Yard for letting “Saucy Jack” slip More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

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I ran into someone last week who didn’t realize that Pocahontas County Free Libraries allows patrons to check out e-books and e-audiobooks through the website WVReads. My thinking is that if one person didn’t More...

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