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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...

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I just finished listening to a great audio book, and I want to recommend it to those of you who are also “listeners.” I have a fairly long commute to McClintic (about 45 minutes...

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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...

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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...

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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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Vicky Terry, Director Pocahontas County Free Libraries Have you heard of the reading program created by Dolly Parton? It’s called Imagination Library, and it is a free program for children from birth to age five....

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By Helena Gondry Hillsboro Library Friends “Shepherd’s Pie, Wild Mushrooms and English Tea” Reflections on Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) I have come to believe that the library is filled with adventure. As soon as...

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We officially entered winter December 21st. I could write this article about how cozy winter is, and how we should check out more books from the library to curl up around a fire and...