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Saying ‘So Long’ to One of Our Own

Sep 25, 2015 1:02am

This week we say goodbye to longtime library employee and supporter Aaron Emdy. Personally, I have known Miss Emdy since she was 12 years old when I made an exception to our Teen Council rule of...

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Van Alstyne Library News & Notes

Apr 18, 2014 1:01am

Last week, I had the great privilege to attend the annual conference of the Texas Library Association. TLA is the largest state-level library association in the country. With more than 300...

Celebrate National Library Week April 13-19.

Apr 11, 2014 1:02am

Next week, the Van Alstyne Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, a time to highlight the value of libraries,...

Van Alstyne Library News & Notes

Apr 04, 2014 12:02am

From the desk of Judy Kimzey: I found myself in the unusual position of advertising something on our most recent Gaming Tournament flier that I did not fully understand. The teens assured me that...

Van Alstyne Library News & Notes

Mar 21, 2014 12:02am

“Tillman Branch ruled mid-century Mississippi with an iron fist and a pistol. In the swamps and juke joints of Holmes County, Mississippi, Edward Tillman Branch built his empire. Tillman’s clubs...

Van Alstyne Library News & Notes

Mar 14, 2014 12:02am

Education in America is a hotly debated issue, and has been for many years. Lately ,there has been a lot of talk of “teaching to the test” and Dallas ISD is considering breaking away from the...

Van Alstyne Public Library News & Notes

Mar 07, 2014 1:02am

Are you Amity, Candor, Dauntless, Abnegation or Erudite? Or are you Divergent? If these questions make no sense to you then you have not read the book Divergent by Veronica Roth. (Katherine Tegen...

Van Alstyne Library News & Notes

Feb 28, 2014 1:01am

Get your trivia team together and register at the library for the Quiz Bowl on March 6. This fun event will be held at 5 p.m. and is the project of Taylor Benson, a senior at Van Alstyne High...

Van Alstyne Public Library News & Notes

Feb 21, 2014 1:02am

Aren’t you loving this beautiful weather! Get out of the house and come to the library for a good book to read while visiting a park.

The Third Monday Book Club met this week to discuss...

Submitted Photo  Preschool Olympics

Van Alstyne Library News & Notes

Feb 14, 2014 1:02am

The Winter Olympics have our attention at the library right now, so our children’s programs are incorporating a little competition along with books and crafts to keep up that “Go USA” spirit. Even...

Last Call for Poetry

Feb 07, 2014 1:02am

This is the last call for Poetry Night. The big event is Thursday, February 13 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. It is designed for high school students. You’ll participate in one of four categories to learn...

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