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Libraries Rock! That is our 2018 Summer Reading theme at Quitman Public Library in June. Exciting musical events are planned each Thursday in June, with lots of prizes and surprises. On Thursday, … more
During the Month of May, the library is highlighting Mother’s Day as well as Memorial Day with media displays designed by Melissa Frosch. Stop in and check it out. Mark your calendar for the … more
Here in Texas, gardeners enjoy a very long growing season compared to some of our northern neighbors. The Quitman Garden Club’s recommended gardening books are showcased near the library’s front … more
There was a 50 year anniversary a couple of weeks ago which marked one of those moments in time some of us will never forget. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed April 4, 1968. It was a … more
April is the prettiest month in an East Texas garden - at least it’s my favorite month in my own garden. Early in the month the last of my early spring bulbs provide effortless color - Spanish … more
I wonder how many other people are such creatures of habit as I? I am realizing just how much so in a variety of ways. My weekday mornings couldn’t be accomplished without a regular routine. As … more
How often have we heard someone, including parents and caregivers, say, “I was just going around the corner!” Parents who would normally take precautions to make sure their children are safe are … more
Spring has officially sprung! Not really, just kidding. However, Mother Nature has sent some of the most beautiful spring blooms I have ever seen at the Arboretum. The tulip tree and the flowering … more
During March, the Quitman Public Library is highlighting Women’s History Month with displays throughout the library. Stop by soon and check it out. On Thursday, March 15 from 1 - 3 p.m., … more
The crack of a bat and the pop in the catcher’s mitt denotes the beginning of baseball (and softball) season for area schools, colleges and the pros. The first little league game I ever suited … more
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