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McClintic Library is serving as a collection site for donations of new or gently used books for the women of the Greenbrier Birthing Center. High Rocks Educational Corporation AmeriCorps members are completing this...

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I always try to write my Library Lines on Sunday mornings, so I can get it to The Pocahontas Times well before the deadline. Sunday, November 10, when I sat down at my computer, I...

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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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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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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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I hope you all had a cozy, warm weekend while Winter Storm Jonas raged over us all. I’m not sure how much snow we got here at my house, but I can tell...

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As I write this, the children of Pocahontas County are experiencing their first day back at school. I am having a hard time believing that summer has passed by so quickly, and that some...

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One of the duties of a library’s board of trustees is to set policy for the library system. Policies usually come about due to an issue which might need resolution. A policy...