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“One can never have enough socks,” said Dumbledore. “Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.” ― J.K. Rowling
Hot cocoa and cold toes remind me of Christmas.” ― Toni Sorenson
WE WANT TO EXTEND TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES A VERY HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON.
Marika, Sunny, Lucy, and Betty
“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” ―
In 1863, Abraham Lincoln, declared the last Thursday of November to be
a National Day of Thanksgiving.
The month of November makes me feel that life is passing more quickly. In an effort to slow it down, I try to fill the hours more meaningfully.
Marilla,” she exclaimed one Saturday morning, coming dancing in with her
arms full of gorgeous boughs, “I’m so glad I live in a world where there
are Octobers. It would be terrible if we just skipped from September to
November, wouldn’t it? Look at these maple branches. Don’t they give you a
“Ah, September! You are the doorway to the season that awakens my soul… but I must confess that I love you only because you are a prelude to my beloved October.”
― Peggy Toney Horton
“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
― C.S. Lewis
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
“Summer is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating; there is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.”
– John Ruskin
ADULT – FICTION:
You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism.
ADULT – FICTION:
Either write something worth reading, or do something worth writing about. ~Benjamin Franklin
“Don’t knock the weather: nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while.”
– Kin Hubbard
The world’s favorite season is the spring.
All things seem possible in May.
Edwin Way Teale
WATCH FOR SUMMER READING BEGINNING
Thursday, June 26, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.
GAMES, PRIZES, TREATS
FUN FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES
“IN THE SPRING I HAVE COUNTED 36 DIFFERENT KINDS WEATHER
INSIDE OF 24 HOURS.” Mark Twain
Spring is Nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!”
No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow. ~Proverb
Parents, make sure you’re the first to check Frozen out for your child. They will be delighted with your choice.
“My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.” Abraham Lincoln
“Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.”
― Brad Paisley
You can stop by the LaBarge Branch Library and check out some of the new books that have just arrived. Many are on this month’s New York Time’s Best Seller List.
Monday, January 20, 2014 in observation of
Martin Luther King’s Day and Equality Day.