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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...

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If you’ve come into McClintic Library recently, you’ve seen stacks of books sitting around near the magazine area. This is my fault—I’ve been weeding our collection. Weeding is a necessary, and dreaded, job for...

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Julia Child (1912 – 2004) will be portrayed by Karen Vuranch, of Fayetteville, in a West Virginia Humanities Council History Alive! program at Linwood Community Library at Snowshoe Sunday, September 13, at ...

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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...

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The end of June is the end of our financial fiscal year, and so we wrap up our spending and prepare for another year and another budget. The best part is the influx of...

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So, if any of you are on Facebook and happen to have librarians as Friends, you are probably seeing a lot of posts about Banned Book Week. Or am I the only person to...

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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 would like to take some time this week to highlight a, perhaps, little-known service offered by Pocahontas County Free Libraries. If you are interested in getting a contractor’s license, but don’t want...

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