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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. A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America by T. Christian Miller and Ken ...

We put the fun in fundraising

Fundraising is an everyday part of a library director’s life. So, as an assistant library director, I don’t really have much to do with fundraising, beyond telling people how much I love the library and give us money. Now, as the acting library director, I was excited to be a major part ...

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. Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue by Ryan ...

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. Downsizing (New DVD) This movie was not an award winner but was quite popular and ...

Required reading

Some students dread the phrase “required reading” and look upon the assignment of reading the book as a task that must be done and once the book is read, its content is forgotten. Volumes that earn a spot on the recommended reading lists have a theme or a message that resonates and ...

I didn’t know the library did that!

I was in the grocery store, which is, by the way, the worst chore in the world. I try to buy healthy foods but somehow the chips just end up in my cart! Anyway, I was in the produce section when a library patron came up to me and said, “It’s too bad the library doesn’t send faxes. I had ...

Just ‘fore’ fun!

I was at the Schlow Centre Region Library in State College for a meeting when I stopped by the administrative offices to see an old friend, DJ. She, like me, is a former children’s librarian and she, like me, left the children’s room for admin duties within the library. DJ: What’s ...

The ABCs

From the time a child is born, parents and caregivers do their best to teach the child all of the things that will prepare them to head off into the world of academia. First, a child is encouraged to say their first word. Some say, “Mama.” Some say, “Dada.” Others say, “puppy” ...

Generations of readers

“Have you ever thought of becoming a member of the Mifflin County Library Board?” This sentence was spoken to me in casual conversation on a crisp fall day in a local park. I really didn’t think much about it at the time, simply went about my business of the day. It was only later ...

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. Join us for our first Winter Reading Program. It runs all winter until March 20th ...