Library Lines

Last week I talked about my current project of weeding out old, damaged or underused books to make room for new materials. Since then, I’ve finished the weeding, and spent a good amount...

Library Lines

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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Pocahontas County Free Libraries had a VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) last year named Christine Holsinger, who worked out of McClintic and helped us start some great new programs, such as a Shut-In...

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So as I sit down to write this week’s Library Lines, it is September 21, which just happens to be author Stephen King’s birthday. King is one of my favorite authors. If you...

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Selecting books can be fun, of course, but it can also be challenging. Obviously, I want to choose books that interest people, books that will make them stop and think – “Hey, that’s just...

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Have you ever want-ed to learn how to crochet? If you know how, have you ever thought it would be fun to meet with a group of like-minded people to share...

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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 ...