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Think of a time when someone was unexpectedly kind to you. Were you caught off guard and surprised by their kindness? Random Acts of kindness can often considerably brighten a person’s day and leave a lasting impression. Kindness can make the world a much better place to live. 

February is always the shortest month, but it's also a busy month! Check out the list of holidays and special days going on this month to learn something new, or maybe discover a new favorite book.

We are unveiling a brand new catalog next month that we hope will make things easier than ever for you to find and request books and manage your library account.

 At least once each day, the thought, “What would happen…” runs through my mind. Does it yours?

According to a small article in “Reader’s Digest,” Google, the most powerful search engine in the World Wide Web knows this and comes prepared with statements that complete this thought.

Kids who take part in the library programs get to do more than just read books. Sometimes they get to taste them as well.

There's no surprise that the library has a lot to say about books. But often times, books have plenty to say about the library.

Here are some quotes you might recognize about our favorite place:

I’ve always considered myself an avid reader, and have often said that I will read whatever is in front of me, be it magazines, newspapers or the cereal box.

Snow and ice aren't the only things January is known for. January is named after Janus, the Roman god of beginnings, gates, doorways and time. He is often depicted as having two faces, one looking at the past and one into the future.

This week we have added some new material to our collection of local news files, thanks to a random phone call.

It’s almost Christmas, and my to-do list is growing like Pinocchio’s nose.

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