Outside The Lines, A Library Story: Libraries And Vision

Dr. Tamara Mathison is an optometrist at Lifetime Vision Source in Jamestown, ND —Lifetime Vision Source is the proud sponsor of the new bookmobile that arrived in Jamestown on Monday, January 30, 2017. When I received the information brochure regarding fund raising for a new bookmobile, I immediately knew it would be a community project…
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Outside The Lines, A Library Story: A Family Of Readers

Diane Jolin Retired Title 1 Reading Teacher, K-8 Literacy has always been important to me. That is one of the reasons I became a reading teacher. I would tell my students that to become good readers they would have to read. The more they read, the better readers they would become. I grew up with parents…
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Outside The Lines, A Library Story: Read Until You See The Movie

  READ UNTIL YOU SEE THE MOVIE Barb Laraway My family has always loved to read books. My children went to the library for Children’s Hour every time it was offered. I am not sure of the days(s) but I think that event was on Saturday afternoon. To this day, they are readers of books.…
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Outside The Lines, A 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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Outside The Lines, A 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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