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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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 arrives in Jamestown on Monday, January 30. When I received the information brochure regarding fund raising for a new bookmobile, I immediately knew it would be a community project I…
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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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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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