John Grabinger

Library Story: The Librarian And A Neighborhood Kid

John Grabinger is the state senator from District 12, Jamestown, ND This is a story about the impact of the library on my own education from my high school days at Jamestown High School.  I was tasked with the requirement to provide a term paper for Sociology class. I was not the best at studies, or…
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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 Story: 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 http://www.friendsofjrvl.org/ Do you have stories on a shelf in a closet thinking…
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