Library Story: From Sparta To Jamestown Via Libraries

Jill Shaffer is an Ecologist for the USGS, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center in Jamestown, ND Libraries are the dynamic testament to a community’s need for intellectual stimulation and sense of community.  I can’t imagine a thriving community without a library.  My own library story begins at the Sparta Free Library in small town Sparta, Wisconsin. …
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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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