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This week I’m continuing our “Read the Book Before You See the Movie” theme with five more books that are going to be made into movies this year. You should have plenty of time...

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I may have to commute over snowy, curvy mountain roads this time of year, but thanks to my current audio book, I’m in warm, tropical seas looking for a sunken pirate ship! Pirate...

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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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I have two piles of brand new adult fiction and non-fiction sitting on my desk as I type this week’s Library Lines. This is my favorite situation: surrounded by new books, ready to...

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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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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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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 must be in the right line of work, because I am convinced reading is the single most important skill we can pass down to future generations. This skill can be nurtured simply by...