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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...

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If you don’t have a young child in your life, someone you can introduce to the world of picture books, then I truly feel sorry for you. You are missing out, not only on...

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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 lot you...

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The Pocahontas Nature Club and the Hillsboro Library Friends are joining forces once again to present their very popular Wild Edibles Festival. This year it will be a two-day affair, on April 17...

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Summer is here! It’s a time of lazy, hot days full of sunshine, picnics, lemonade and vacations. But for librarians, it’s a time of reading—Summer Reading, to be exact. We know how important it...

Caregivers’ Evening Out

Nancy Egan Durbin Library An Evening Out event at the Durbin Community Library May 7 took the cooperation of local churches in the Durbin area to find and to give invitations to those who care for...

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A few years ago, Pocahontas County was fortunate to be included in the program Imagination Library, created by Dolly Parton to get books into the hands of preschool children. It’s a free program for...

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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...