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Library Column – Mt. Vernon Newsletter

December 2019, by Mary Anne Libby “…and best of all, the wilderness of books, in which she could wander, where she liked, made the library a region of bliss.”              Louisa May Alcott, Little Women First:  it is that time of … Continue reading

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Dr. Shaw Memorial Library-May 2017 “But when books are opened you discover that you have wings.”   Helen Hayes We will have our annual Bird Walk around the village on Monday, June 12, at 3:30pm, led by the incomparable Dona Seegers. … Continue reading

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Newsletter Oct-Nov 2015

“Ben wished the world was organized by the Dewey decimal system. That way you’d be able to find whatever you were looking for.” – Brian Selznick, from Wonderstruck We are starting our annual CAN DUE program (forgiveness regarding overdues combined … Continue reading

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Newsletter Aug-Sep 2015

“When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.” – Margaret Walker Our childrenʼs programs are finished for the summer. We ended our “Be a Hero” series with music … Continue reading

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Newsletter Jun-Jul 2015

Library Column June 2015 Our “Be a Hero!” summer reading program is shaping up. All story/activity periods will take place at the library at 4pm on Monday afternoons starting June 29 and going through July. While we love super hero … Continue reading

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Newsletter Apr-May 2015

“The America I love still exists at the front desks of our public libraries.” Kurt Vonnegut We will host a program on Sunday, April 12 at 3pm on making Health Care Advance Directives, presented by Jackie Fournier, who is a … Continue reading

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Newsletter Feb-Mar 2015

Spanish, French, or Italian dictionaries, some audios, a children’s fairy tale or two. Local demand for materials on learning language is generally low. But it’s good to have a few resources because knowing a bit of another language can give … Continue reading

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