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Making Space for Creativity

Apr 29, 2016 1:02am

Sometimes I have trouble following the crowd. Sometimes mass enthusiasm for a given thing leaves me baffled. I wonder what I missed, what critical nugget of information slipped past that might...

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Submitted Photo  Shirley Houx, president, Friends of the Library, is surrounded by assorted bags and boxes of donations that have been coming in all week for the Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale.

Friends of the Library Book Sale is Here

Sep 19, 2014 1:02am

Patrons bustle into the library laden with bags and boxes of used books and movies. Library staff work to keep our sidewalks clear of ownerless bags and boxes, and the book drop yields yet more...

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Bookshelf by Judy E. Kimzey

Sep 12, 2014 1:01am

We might not solve all the world’s problems around the proverbial water cooler but we certainly came up with a great display idea as well as the subject for this article during a recent chat. The...

Leader Photo by Rodney Williams  Judy Kimzey is a 14-year employee of the Van Alstyne Library and is serving as interim director with the departure of Tracy Luscombe.

Bookshelf by Judy Kimzey

Sep 05, 2014 1:02am

The Director’s office seems very empty with Tracy s departure last week. She did so much for our library in her three years and everywhere you look her touch is seen. She is and will be missed....

A Farewell

Aug 29, 2014 1:01am

The winners of our summer reading contests are:

1st place Teen Reads – Garrett Green – $20 Books-a-Million gift card. Thanks to Books-a-Million for their sponsorship of this contest.


Van Alstyne Library News & Notes

Aug 22, 2014 1:02am

If you are reading this before 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22 you still have time to get to the library for free popcorn and a movie. Due to copyright laws, we cannot state the name of the movie in...

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Dinosaur George Comes to Town

Aug 08, 2014 1:02am

When we think of dinosaurs, we tend to think of giant animals that roamed the earth when probably no other animal was alive. If you visited our library last Friday night for Dinosaur George (...

Submitted Photos  The Friends of the Library car show was a big hit on Saturday, as was Monday morning's program, Decorate Your Own Fun Bucket.

Van Alstyne Library News & Notes

Jul 11, 2014 1:01am

I hope you were able to come out for the Friends of the Library annual car show last weekend. There were more than 30 entries this year. There were entries in multiple categories, but the big...

Van Alstyne Library News & Notes

Jun 28, 2014 1:01am

Do you know what a diabolo is? Which spins longer – a regular yo-yo or a ball bearing yo-yo? Who was the 2006 World Champion Female Top Spinner? If you were at the library on Monday morning for...

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Van Alstyne Library News & Notes

Jun 13, 2014 1:02am

This Friday we begin our Friday Family Fun nights. Join us at the library from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a free night out with your family and friends. There will be board games and a PG-rated movie....

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Van Alstyne Library News & Notes

Jun 06, 2014 1:02am

Are you ready for breakfast? Get up early and head for the Community Center this Saturday for a great breakfast cooked and served by the Friends of the Library. Then head out to help Keep Van...

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