Library Lines

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 about how our libraries work. I say “I” but on occasion other staff members or friends of the library contribute, especially when they More...

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By Vicky Terry On Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Library Lines

“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

Library Lines

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...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Library LInes

by Cree Lahti Carter Taylor Seaton will be at the Linwood Community Library on Sunday, June, 8, at 2 p.m. to discuss her new book, Hippie Homesteaders: Arts, Crafts, Music, and Living on the Land in West Virginia. The More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Library Lines

This probably won’t come as much of a surprise to anyone, but I read a lot. I always have a book going, both print (or Kindle) and audio (for my daily commute, and my treadmill time). I think one of my problems More...

By Vicky Terry On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Library Lines

For those of you interested in West Virginia history, the McClintic and Hillsboro libraries just acquired a few new books dealing with our state’s past. Two of them focus on the Civil War, and how that conflict More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Library Lines

by Cree Lahti Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, will be portrayed by Karen Vuranch, of Fayetteville, at the Linwood Community Library at Snowshoe on Sunday, May 4, at 2 p.m. The presentation is possible More...