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Looking for a Good Book to Read? No Appointment Necessary to Check Out These New Adult Fiction Titles!

Posted on Tue 05/23/2017 | in Good reads @ JCPL

Available by appointment only; we’re accustomed to hearing this phrase, whether it is to see the dentist, the doctor, get our hair or taxes done, or take care of some other important business of the day. We wrestle with what time is best, morning or afternoon, today, tomorrow, next week or next year.  “What works best?” the receptionist might ask.

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Come to the library for books, news, facts

Posted on Mon 05/8/2017 | in Between the Lines

The other day someone asked about the rumors that our local grocery store (Rensselaer) might be closing. Fortunately, the library keeps several local and regional newspapers on hand and we were able to dispel the rumors with facts.

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DeMotte Historical Society Celebrates 20 Years in 2017

Posted on Fri 04/28/2017 | in Between the Lines

On Jan. 2, 1997 a group of individuals with the same passion for preserving the history of DeMotte held their first organizational meeting.  The first board members were Donna Lageveen, Jack Hart, Kathleen Van Der Molen, Norman Chappell, Irene Evans, Robert Cheever and George Konovsky.

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