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No. That's an exaggeration, also known as stretching the truth a little.

The different languages spoken by the indigenous peoples of Alaska and Canada might have anywhere from 2 to about 15 different words for snow.

4 Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Newberry Award-winning author of Shiloh and more than 130 childrens books was born Jan. 4, 1933

Art comes in many forms, and for local resident, Pat Kopanda, inspiration comes in the form of words combined with illustrations in poetry, haiku and couplets. During the months of November and December, the illustrated writings of Pat Kopanda will be on display on the art wall of the DeMotte Library.

There is nothing like a power outage to make you appreciate the value of a good book and a flashlight.

Stop in at the library and browse through our stacks of modern novels, true crime, biographies, romance. Get lost in history, or a good vampire romance, or discover a new talent.

If you would have told me a few years ago that I would be driving a mini-van someday, I would have told you that you’re wrong. No way would I drive a “bus.” My vehicles have always been compact; after all, I’m only 4’11” tall. So now, in my driveway, sits a red van, and every time I walk through my living room and see that “bus” out in my driveway, I wonder who is visiting, because, mentally, I still have not adjusted to the large capacity vehicle that is sitting where my little Toyota should be.

During the school year there are lots of ways to stay involved with the library, and have fun with friends outside of school.

No matter what your age or reading level, there are reading programs at the library that meet the whole year long.

Check out our storytime page to find a program that you might like to join.

 

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