Library Lines

I have two piles of brand new adult fiction and non-fiction sitting on my desk as I type this week’s Library Lines. This is my favorite situation: surrounded by new books, ready to be cataloged, and a whole Monday stretching before me! Some of these new titles are from popular authors, but some are new-to-us authors — and all sound interesting. More...

by Vicky Terry | Published 4 months ago
By Vicky Terry On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Library Lines

If you’ve visited the libraries recently, you may have seen a community survey on hand. We’ve been collecting information from our patrons on what they like, and what they don’t like about our libraries here More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Library Lines

Last week I mentioned little Christmas miracles and how good things were just dropping into my lap (or so it seems).  This week I have another great story. This past July I received a letter out of the blue from More...

By Vicky Terry On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Library Lines

Things are dropping into my lap out of the blue. Good things. I love it when this happens—and if you’ve ever had a series of nice things happen to you, you’ll know what I mean. So during this season of love More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Library Lines

Part of my job is to monitor the usage of our libraries. I collect statistics on circulation figures, computer use, wi-fi use, how many meetings are held in the branches, how many people visit the libraries, and More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Library Lines

Happy Thanksgiving! Of course, I’m thankful for books, and so it is only fitting that November has been a big month for the release of new novels by bestselling authors—always good news. I’ve been ordering More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Library Lines

Jodi Picoult is one of those puzzling authors.  Wait, that’s not quite accurate.  She is the most puzzling author.  Now, some writers people either love or hate.  I get that.  But my love/hate relationship More...

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