Local Columns

Old friends

On the morning after Thanksgiving I took three old friends from my bookshelves, held them gently, and immersed myself in the rich story and vibrant illustrations in each book. It’s that time of the year when stories of miracles fill our souls with hope, grace, belief, and laughter. Do you ...

Mifflin County PASR reflects on 50 years

Let’s go back in time to 1967. Major news stories included the first heart transplant. The first Super Bowl was played between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs. It was noted that the average income was $7,300 and the price of gas was 33 cents. The Beatles continued their ...

New and popular titles at the Juniata County Library

You can find all of these titles at the Juniata County Library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call 717-436-6378 to have a helpful library staff member assist you. Blue Bloods Season One Blue Bloods is a police procedural that seems to pack a lot ...

A week at the library

Thanksgiving is over except for some leftovers that will probably end up in the freezer, the dog’s dish, or the garbage pail. How quickly we move from the days’ slower tempo into the frenetic pace of the holiday season. Every year I think I won’t allow myself to be crazed, dazed, anxious ...

New and popular titles at the Juniata County Library

You can find all of these titles at the Juniata County Library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call (717) 436-6378 to have a helpful library staff member assist you. Wind River (New $1 cent DVD) The director of Wind River, Taylor Sheridan, also ...

Thanksgiving curiosities

The mission of the Mifflin County Library is to satisfy curious minds. One of the ways we strive to meet this purpose is by helping people find the information they want. We also meet our goal by providing knowledge folks don’t know they need or want. It makes me chuckle when I share a ...

New and popular titles at the Juniata County Library

You can find all of these titles at the Juniata County Library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call (717) 436-6378 to have a helpful library staff member assist you. “Obama: An Intimate Portrait” by Pete Souza Have you ever stopped to wonder ...

New and improved

I’m so tired of “new and improved” products. What’s the matter with “just fine and still working?” Why do we seem to be always changing things? I needed a new computer. My old one was freezing, shutting down out of the blue, and I couldn’t get rid of the pop-up screens no matter ...

New and popular titles at the Juniata County Library noted

You can find all of these titles at the Juniata County Library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call (717) 436-6378 to have a helpful library staff member assist you. “Two Kinds of Truth” by Michael Connelly Connelly is back with book 20 in his ...

New and popular titles at Juniata County Library

You can find all of these titles at the Juniata County Library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call (717) 436-6378 to have a helpful library staff member assist you. “Shot Caller” (DVD) In one of the few movie roles he has played in this past ...