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Quitman Library Connections

Banned Books Week (Sep. 27-Oct. 3) is a national annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It spotlights current and historical attempts at censorship, and the goal is to keep material publicly … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

School has begun, football is being played, and fall soccer is beginning along with fall baseball. We’ve even had a little bit of cooler weather to make it feel more like fall. We have … more

Quitman Library Connections

Since 1987, Library Card Sign-up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year. During this month, the American Library Association unites with libraries in a national … more

Smart snack choices

Making smart snacking choices can make a big impact on your health. Here are some simple tips to help you make healthier snack choices. Fill Up On Fiber Fiber rich foods help promote digestion … more

Quitman Library Connections

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when libraries nationwide join to remind parents, caregivers and students that owning a library card is a great step toward academic achievement and … more

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We’re calling it the communications trifecta from hell. In about a 24-hour period we experienced no telephone service, no email and no website. It all started innocently enough, or so we … more

Home Sweet Home

Did You Know: Blueberries are one of only a few fruits native to North America? more

Quitman Library Connections

A big “Thank you!” to local sponsors, City National Bank – Quitman and Wood County National Bank, for supporting this year’s Youth Financial Literacy Money Camp at the Quitman Public Library. Gateway to American Libraries presented certificates and awards to over 20 of the library’s youngest readers.  more

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The recent announcement there would be no State Fair of Texas this year struck a chord in my memory bank. I understand why, with the COVID-19 pandemic just not going away, officials had to make the decision. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

The normal thing about July is that it is hot and humid! The not normal is the lack of programming at the library. more

Home Sweet Home

Our skin protects us from heat, sunlight, injury and infection; however, we often neglect making it a priority to protect our skin on a daily basis as we should. more

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He was my Dad.

And he leaves behind a complicated legacy. more
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