Local Columns

Broaden your horizons

Earlier in my career I had the opportunity, honor and pleasure to work with and for Dr. Donald Riggs. Don was a pioneer in identifying leadership styles in successful libraries. His seminal book about strategic planning for academic libraries is still utilized today. Underneath the worst toupee ...

New and popular titles at Juniata County Library

With so many good books, movies, and more being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to check out next. Every week, I offer a run-down of significant releases available here at the library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call ...

I’m Baaaaaaaaaaaaaack!

The night before I returned to work I had a dream, actually it was a librarian’s worst nightmare. I dreamt I came to work after the library building was open for business. When I walked through the door a wall of silence greeted me. Looking around I realized the copy machine wasn’t churning ...

New and popular titles at Juniata County Library

With so many good books, movies, and more being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to check out next. Every week, I offer a run-down of significant releases available here at the library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call ...

Summer fun

I’m just a summer kind of gal. I love the sun. I love the heat! I love the beach at Greenwood or Poe Valley State Parks. I love reading! I used to be directly involved in kids’ reading for fun. And I miss it. Like one summer when our theme was outer space. Each week for story time, we ...

New and popular titles at Juniata County Library

With so many good books, movies and more being released all the time it can be hard to determine what to check out next. Every week, I offer a run-down of significant new releases available here at the library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call ...

I’ll be back (soon I hope)

Fifteen hours after a wonderful surgeon removed my kidney, put it on ice, removed a cancerous tumor the size of an orange, shoved it back in my body, and glued me back together, a terminally perky voice woke we from a painkiller induced haze. “Molly Lyn,” she called. I hit the IV pain ...

New and popular titles at Juniata County Library

With so many good books, movies and more being released all the time it can be hard to determine what to check out next. Every week, I offer a run-down of significant new releases available here at the library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call ...

Summer reading!

Summer reading! If you read my previous library columns you already know that it was during the summer that my reading skills actually developed and the library was the main source of my materials. Back then there were no organized programs or even a children’s librarian to direct me to age ...

New and popular titles at Juniata County Library

With so many good books being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to read first. Every week, I offer a run-down of significant new releases available here at the library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call (717) 436-6378 to have a ...