Category Archives: holiday

CD Review: Duck the Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas

Just in time for the holidays, the Robertsons from A&E’s TV series’ Duck Dynasty have released their CD, Duck the Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas.  As Phil wrote, “Who knew a duck call could be used as a musical instrument!”  … Continue reading

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Love at the Library

While legions of library patrons have come to the library over the years in search of romance novels, few have probably walked in the door expecting to find the actual love of their life.  Lingering at the reading tables waiting … Continue reading

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One Partridge Whose Goose is Cooked (With Apologies to the Pear Tree Concessionaires)

Well, here we are, right in the middle of the Christmas season.  In the middle, you say? Maybe you’re one of those retailers who think that December 26 is the beginning of the Valentine’s Day season; not so, at least … Continue reading

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I’ve had a hard time getting into the holiday spirit. Can the library help?

The Central Library has a huge collection of holiday materials bound to lift your spirits. Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa - we have them all. Our holiday collections have histories of the origins of the holidays, guides to international and regional customs for those holidays, … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I’m sure I’ve used this photo from our archives before, but I really like it! We hope you enjoy your holiday whether a turkey is present or not. Grand Champion Turkey at the State Fair of Texas in 1951.

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