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Sometimes there’s just no substitute for institutional memory – the kind of recall possessed only by someone who’s been in one place a long time. more
Regular programming has resumed and we are doing all kinds of fun things with the children.
In my last column, I told you how to put your name on the list for upcoming releases. This time I’m going to remind you of our TexShare Databases or Ready References. more
Had I known of his accomplishments, had I known of his lifelong devotion to his community, had I known of his service to his fellow human beings, I would have been floored that he’d taken the time to drop by. more
What could be better on a cold day than a nice bowl of homemade soup or stew? A hearty soup with cornbread or crackers is a great meal for many folks. Many soups taste even better the second day, … more
Many hands have been working outside the Picket Fence. more
February is Black History Month, and the Quitman Public Library is highlighting this with a selection of books in the children’s section as well in the display near the front check-out area. February is also for valentines, so stop by and check out a romantic movie from our large collection of DVDs. more
Let’s talk connections. Specifically East Texas connections. Though my family officially left East Texas (Commerce) more than a half-century ago, we didn’t stray too far – to Denton – and our hearts never left. more
Thought I would tell you about a feature we have in our card catalog. When you are at home, you can access our catalog through our website. more
It happens over time. That beautiful tree that is such an asset in the landscape, that provides wonderful shade in the best possible place, will have its roots growing up above the lawn. These exposed roots can hamper mowing efforts and even be a walking hazard. Tree roots anchor the plant and provide the means of taking up water and nutrients. Even though we talk of “deep-rooted” trees, most would be surprised at just how shallow much of a tree’s roots are. more
January is “Get Healthy, Stay Healthy” month. If you have resolved to exercise, diet, or just be a better person, the library has the information and books you need to be successful. more
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