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Quitman Library Connections

July is National Anti-boredom Month, and the library offers plenty of summer reads and movies to keep you entertained. A new shipment of large print books has arrived and ready to be checked out. … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Summer Reading program is halfway over. We’ve had lots of fun on Wednesday afternoons at 2 p.m. coloring fish, turning in reading logs and participating in two additional activities. Children … more

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Gossip has been around probably since the third human being came along – it takes two to gossip and the third one to have someone to gossip about. Social media has ramped up gossip into the … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

First month of summer break is almost over. We’ve had wonderful attendance at our Summer Reading events on Wednesday afternoons at 2 p.m. We’ve made several crafts and completed some … more

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In short order, three gentlemen have moved on who have done amazing work in this community. Not to put too much pressure on their replacements, but they have left some good-sized shoes to … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Summer has begun! And we are so very glad so many people are visiting the library. Our new trees and flower beds are welcoming visitors to the library. Tuesday, May 31 we began our summer by … more

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The rash of shootings which have targeted the nation’s school children is an epic tragedy. Predictably, public discourse about prevention too often sounds promising but collapses into political … more

Sports Beat

Like all large complex undertakings, there are always areas to improve. The improvements are not in the student athletes or the actual competition, but rather in the method in which we stage the games.  more

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Through tears of grief, anger, frustration, but mostly sadness, the events from Uvalde last week set off ever-evolving thoughts, spurred by recent, at first seemingly unrelated events. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

May is a busy month, almost as busy as December. Believe it or not, we get busy at the library, too.  Summer Reading Events begin on Wednesday, June 1 at 2 p.m. in the Mineola Memorial … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

By the time you read this, we will have finished our participation in this year’s East Texas Day of Giving. Our goal was to raise $2,500 to use toward upgrading our computer hardware, finish … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

I believe Spring has finally sprung. Hope everyone is doing well in spite of all the pollen floating around in the air. The Mineola Memorial Library has many books on gardening that might be of … more
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