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Grant Funds Nationally-Recognized Educator’s Visit

Chip Donohue

Chip Donohue, Ph.D., will be making a presentation about technology, early literacy and child development at Columbia College’s Launer Auditorium on Thursday April 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Educators and parents will get valuable guidance on how technology can promote healthy child development, early learning and early literacy. This event is free and open to the public. Read more »

Literary Links: Poetry and Prose

Serena by Ron Rash

Virginia Woolf believed “…the best prose is that which is most full of poetry,” so it’s no surprise that some novelists write verse, too. Since April is National Poetry Month, l’d like to discuss writers who provide readers with a full literary buffet, publishing both prose and poetry. Read more »

Literary Links: A Journey Continues

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

There is something about the idea of a journey that never fails to draw us in, and Cheryl Strayed’s memoir “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail” (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012) is a textbook example. Of course, Cheryl Strayed was not the first – or the last – person who embarked on a journey of discovery. There have been many more, real and fictional, who traveled for much further. Read more »

Summer Reading Bookmark Contest

Bam, Pow, Read

Calling all young artists! It's time to design an original bookmark to help promote the library’s 2015 Summer Reading program. This year's theme is "Every Hero Has a Story. Enter March 2 through 31. Read more »

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