Sue Anderson For AV

Library Story: Library In My Life

Sue Anderson is a current Library Board member and Professor Emeritus in Teacher Education at the University of Jamestown.           In the summer when my mother was working full time, my day always included about a half mile walk to the library where I could choose books to read for the Summer Reading Contest. I was…
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Jay Nitschke for AV

Library As A Safe Accepting Place

           Jay Nitschke is a retired secondary Spanish teacher, drama director, and a current library board member When I was a young child, there were many problems in my family. At times the situation was very difficult. As both of my parents believed in reading, they would always let me go to the library. So often…
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Writers Development Workshop

James River Valley Library Adult Program Tuesday, October 11, 6:00 pm Lower level Alfred Dickey Conference Room Writers Development Workshop Adult, YA, Children’s, Fiction, Non-Fiction Essays, Poetry All Genre’s Encouraged to Attend Led by Bruce Berg, Keith Norman, Bill Kennedy Please Pre- Register Do you have stories on a shelf in a closet thinking…
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Rebecca and Stephen Nyberg crop for AV

Library, Home Schooling, Self-Publishing

Rebecca Nyberg, Homeschool Mom       I began using the children’s library on a weekly basis when my oldest children were three and five years old. All of my children became avid readers, and most of them were reading by age five. My local library made homeschooling my five children much easier because I was able to…
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Jim Nyland

Library And Dumpsters

Jim Nyland is a teacher, counselor, tech coordinator, high school assistant principle and a JRVLS board member. It started with a dumpster.  Well, actually, it started in a dumpster, but more on that in a minute. My start in the world of literature was not an encouraging one.  I grew up in Thief River Falls,…
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