Monthly Archives: April 2013

Blurring the Lines: Surviving the Angel of Death

Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz by Eva Mozes Kor Suggested by Linda Behrman “I always knew the Holocaust was a horrible thing, but because I never enjoyed history, I really did … Continue reading

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Ellen England

Area photographer, Ellen England, was recently featured on INC Now’s Your Country series. Eric Olson noted that Ellen’s photography highlights the simple beauty that surrounds us every day. Ellen, who was raised in Auburn, first took a photography class at … Continue reading

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Creativity, inside the box

Author Margaret McMullan spoke Wednesday to the Mother Goose on the Loose Literacy Giving Circle in Auburn about her work writing historical fiction. McMullan has published six award-winning novels for young adults and adults. She is an English professor and department chair … Continue reading

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Friends Of The Library Art Show

The Friends Of The Library is hosting its annual art show May 17th through May 24th. Registration forms for all three divisions – Adult, Teen, and Children – are available both at the library and online (forms open in pdf format). … Continue reading

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Volunteering is Alive in Fiction – Is Volunteering Real in Your Life?

By Georgean C. Johnson-Coffey, Contributor Serving as Eckhart Public Library’s Coordinator of Volunteer Services since March, Georgean is a national consultant and trainer in the areas of nonprofit management and volunteer involvement.  For the United States, April 21-27 is National … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

Earth Day became a national holiday in 1970, and today we are celebrating our 43rd Earth Day! There are plenty of ways to celebrate our home planet today. Learn more facts about Earth, take a quiz, do some gardening, or … Continue reading

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At your fingertips

It’s been a busy news week, and it’d be understandable if this announcement escaped your notice: This week, the Digital Public Library of America opened. This collaborative effort aims to bring the digitized contents of libraries, museums, universities and archives … Continue reading

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Poem in Your Pocket Day

April is National Poetry Month and many people spend the month writing poems. Even if you don’t write poetry, there is still at least one event during National Poetry Month that anyone can participate in that does not require writing. … Continue reading

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World Book Night

“Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia.” – Alaska Young The teen library is very excited to be participating in World Book Night on April 23, 2o13. The goal of World Book Night is to share the love of … Continue reading

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Poetry Cafe

Today at After School Special, children created poetry at the library. Kids created book spine poetry and contributed to our Children’s Department Poetree.  All children are welcome to add poems to our Poetree!

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