Monthly Archives: July 2011

Book Review: The Daughter’s Walk by Jane Kirkpatrick

In 1896, Helga Estby and her eighteen year old daughter Clara took a walk. In order to save her farm from foreclosure Helga agreed to walk from Spokane, Washington to New York City in seven months. The walk was sponsored … Continue reading

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Calling All NetLibrary Users!

Users will notice a change in the look of the NetLibrary ebook collection.  EBSCO has purchased NetLibrary.  All of the NetLibrary content is still there. It has just been moved to the EBSCOhost interface.  Same content – slick new look! … Continue reading

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I’m doing a school project on South Carolina during colonial times. What kinds of books does the library have?

The library has several sources, including these titles: Colonial South Carolina: A History, by Robert Weir The Expansion of South Carolina, 1729-1765, by Robert Lee Meriweather The Carolina Indian Frontier, by David Cokran   We do, between History and Social … Continue reading

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Linked-In Wednesday: Home Tips

Whether you are into the DIY scene or you just want to find a good contractor in your area, HomeTips.com has information you can use. The “How it Works” section shows how all of the systems in your house work, … Continue reading

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Event: Dallas Kids Read

DallasKidsRead 2011, a free literary event for children, will be held Thursday, July 28 from 4-7 p.m. at the J. Erik Jonsson Dallas Central Library.  The event will feature workshops, a meet and greet with several award-winning authors and illustrators … Continue reading

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