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Reading has so many benefits, from increasing your knowledge and vocabulary, to improving your mental and physical health. If you do not have time to sit and read a physical book, according to … more
In the last month or so I’ve spoken with a few people that I thought knew their way around a library but was surprised to discover that they may not have known as much as I thought. While … more
Kids can combine their love of animals and stories this summer at their public library with the 2021 programmatic theme, Tails and Tales. Although it has hardly been a typical school year, summer … more
I recently read an article about Monty Don, the lead presenter of the BBC gardening television series Gardeners' World. In the last year, his popularity has grown as many folks who did not previously … more
Are you looking for your next book to read? Many libraries in Sullivan County have the Forthcoming Bestsellers lists at their circulation desks or on their websites. These lists are created by the … more
Volunteer Appreciation Week begins April 18th this year. We are so fortunate to have such dedicated, compassionate volunteers in our county. During the pandemic, neighbors are helping neighbors, … more
Spring is trying to Spring; time to spring some good news on you about some local library offerings and opportunities coming your way. Most of the public libraries in Sullivan County have available … more
The poet pauses now Sighs as he takes Pleasure in those six lines he's written. So far, Though rough, so good. Somehow The mind that aches With life keeps faith with words, with what … more
Let me be the first to congratulate you. If you are reading this column you made it to 2021! You survived the hard reset that was 2020. Everything else is a bonus. I often am pleasantly surprised … more
How can we cope with these stressful times? Stay calm and read books. But after 10 months you may be looking for something new to read. Some libraries are open for limited hours if you would like to … more
Think back to December 31, 2019. Were you making resolutions, setting goals, or coming up with your vision for 2020? As we enter the new year, we not only reflect on the past 365 days and the … more
According to Jane Gangi, a Mount Saint Mary College education professor, “To develop healthy identities and become proficient readers, children must see themselves in books. All children need both … more
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