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I’m very excited to announce that Marc Harshman, the poet laureate of West Virginia, will be visiting McClintic Library on Wednesday, April 23, to read some of his poetry and talk about his writing. Not only is Mr. Harshman a poet, but he writes picture books and poetry for children, and so he will also be visiting the elementary and middle schools More...

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By Greg Hamons On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

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By Christine Holsinger Some of you may recall a recent Library Lines where Vicky Terry introduced me as Pocahontas County Free Libraries’ new AmeriCorps VISTA. If you read Library Lines that week, there’s a More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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This week I’d like to introduce you to the library’s new VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America), Christine Holsinger. Christine is from Williamsburg, Virginia, and will be volunteering for the libraries for More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

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I am a huge fan of Alan Bradley’s mystery novels featuring Flavia de Luce, a young girl growing up in the small village of Bishop’s Lacey in England in the 1950s. I’ve reviewed previous books in this series, More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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A few months ago, I looked back on my reading life and listed a few titles which I felt had defined me as a person; books that had such an influence on me that I changed my habits and thinking from the moment I More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

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Many thanks to everyone who contributed to our recent fundraiser. We couldn’t do what we do without all of you! Donations: Margaret Baker, Sherman and Mary Alice Beard, Richard and Julia Bird, John and Karen Bowers, More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

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I’ve noticed quite a few adult readers checking out and enjoying Young Adult (YA) fiction here at McClintic Library. I think this trend started with Harry Potter, but it really was solidified with the publication More...