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Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Hope you all have a happy Thanksgiving. Thank you to all who participated in filling in the feathers of our annual Thankful Bird. He looked terrific. more

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by Phil Major
“Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go. The horse knows the way to carry the sleigh through the white and drifted snow-ow.”

As a kid growing up in north-central and eastern Texas in the 1960s, the woods we traversed were generally the Piney Woods of East Texas. more

Quitman Library Connections

The Quitman Public Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25. During November, the library celebrates several events and highlights each with … more

Take the time to reach out to a veteran

It had been 28 years since I had seen my friend. The last time I had, he was beginning a tour of duty in San Diego, and I was passing through San Diego en route to Pearl Harbor. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Can you believe it’s already November? Want to start working on holiday crafts, gifts and food? Stop by the library and take a look at our craft and cookbooks. Maybe you will find something to … more

Quitman Library Connections

This week is the FOL Fall Book Sale to be held through Friday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Stop by and make a deal. The next meeting of the Friends of the Quitman Public Library will be … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Before we get into upcoming events, the Mineola Memorial Library would like to thank Mr. Mike for putting us in touch with Mr. Ken who has a crew with a bucket truck. The bucket crew descended … more

Quitman Library Connections

Friends of the Quitman Public Library invite new members to join them for National Friends of Libraries Week. During Oct. 17-21, libraries across the country recognize Friends for their dedication to … more

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Teachers matter.

That should come as no surprise to anyone, but sometimes we can lose sight of that. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

It’s back! The annual staff pumpkin decorating contest. Staff are decorating their pumpkins as you read this. more

Quitman Library Connections

During October, the Quitman Public Library is celebrating several events and highlighting each with displays of books, movies, audiobooks and eBooks.  Near the checkout area is a display of … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

The First Tuesday Book It Craft is at 2 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month on Oct. 4, and the craft will be a pumpkin made from a re-purposed book. This is a fun, cute craft that can be used for … more
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