Library Lines

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 ladies who make gorgeous quilts. They have supported both McClintic and Hillsboro libraries, and one of the founders, Carroll Barlow, is More...

by Vicky Terry | Published 6 months ago
By Vicky Terry On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Library Lines

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

Library Lines

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...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

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One of the things I enjoy most about being a librarian is helping people find books that I think they will love. It’s so rewarding to have a person come back and say, “You were right, that was a great book!” More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Library Lines

This week I would like to bring attention to a group that has supported the Pocahontas County libraries for a very long time, and has done it with little to no fanfare. The Cranberry Piecemakers is a quilting group More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

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 More...

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...

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