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ONE FOR THE BOOKS! - Was my husband having an affair with a librarian?  This thought crossed my mind when previous rare visits to our public library became nightly happenings.  Who or...

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Growing up poor in a drug infested area on the Southside of Chicago; I learned early that life was not easy. In high school I studied hard with hopes of going to college and having a better life....

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A couple summers back, I wondered how I’d make it through the next two and a half months. At the time my children were ages four, six and seven, and not the types to willingly attend summer...

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Our town library is not just a place to get books (though I am decidedly grateful for those!); it is a veritable hub of social connection and community activity.  Prosser library was in...

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Was my husband having an affair with a librarian?  This thought crossed my mind when previous rare visits to our public library became nightly happenings.  Who or what was so alluring?...

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Being a stay-at-home mom with my son and daughter was important and enjoyable, but it was time to send them off to preschool and kindergarten.  Moving from Pennsylvania to Northern Virginia...

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I’m a retired clinical psychologist, blind from birth.  When I was growing up in the 1950’s in Kalamazoo, MI, the librarian at the Michigan library for the blind was my hero....

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"Back in the Day" (as my kids would say), when my best girlfriend and I were about ten or so, during the summers, we would walk down to the local public library a few times a week....

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Book smart girls from midwestern railroad towns seldom venture beyond the rusty tracks. But transcendence of an intellectual and artistic nature can occur. Most significant among those influences...

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The library has always been a part of my life since I was growing up.  It has played an important  role in shaping my life.  

My first real memories of the library were...

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