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Wheatfield artist Doris Myers is known for capturing the loveliness of her surroundings on canvas.

If you love movies (and I do!) when you go to the movies one of the best parts, at least for me- are the trailers for the upcoming new movie releases. 

I like to try new things and go to new places, and agree with the late, great Dr. Seuss when he said, “There’s no limit to how much you’ll know depending how far beyond zebra you go.”

Scrolling through some Internet sites, I came across this definition of love: “Love is a wildly misunderstood, although highly desirable, malfunction of the heart, which weakens the brain, causes the eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker.”

This quote, written by an unknown author, is the very definition of the “L” word in most households, and also in mine, unless ham is the chosen meal for that particular day.

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:

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