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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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Fall Birding Class

What:  Fall Birding Class Where:  Alfred Dickey Lower Level Conference Room When: Tuesday, September 13, 6:00 pm-7:00 pm Why: Learn and Share Food: Free Jonny B’s Pizza What birds can I see out of my kitchen window in the fall? How long will they stay? Is that a crow or a starling on the top…
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Louis L’Amour, Alfred Dickey Free Public Library

These are quotes from the opening pages of Education of a Wandering Man, Bantam Books, 1938. “Education is available to anyone within reach of a library.” Page 2 “All of us had library cards and they were always in use. Reading was as natural to us as breathing.” Page 6 “The first (non-fiction book) was, I believe, a book…
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