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Any time the UPS truck pulls up to McClintic Library, everyone, and I mean every single person, turns to look at me. “Shopping again?” is either said aloud, or clearly written on each face....

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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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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...

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What if some day or night a demon were to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say to you: “This life as you now live it and have lived it, you will...

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A few months back I wrote about a series of murder mysteries, written by Alex Grecian, that I thoroughly enjoyed. The series is called the Scotland Yard Murder Squad, and the fourth book in...

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Some of my recent articles have talked about the generous donations the libraries have received in the past few months from various groups and individuals. We’ve had financial donations which allow us to...

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Summer is here! It’s a time of lazy, hot days full of sunshine, picnics, lemonade and vacations. But for librarians, it’s a time of reading—Summer Reading, to be exact. We know how important it...