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At Last! Something to Sing About! Check Out These New Adult Fiction Titles @ JCPL!

Alas, the weather is turning colder; that means it’s time to break out the long sleeved shirts & sweaters, blue jeans and wear real shoes, not flip flops.

Posted: Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 8:09am
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The Cat's Out of the Bag; Here's The Skinny on New Adult Fiction @ JCPL!

Dog tired; I think I’ve wondered about this aloud in one of my articles before, and I still wonder how this phrase came to be, when my own dogs seem to be the exception to this idiom.

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 11:15am
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Happy Fall Y'all! A September to Remember With New Fiction @ JCPL!

It’s September, and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas; everywhere I go.

Mixed in with the scary Halloween costumes and decorations are glistening lights, colorful garlands and even decorated Christmas trees.

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:59am
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Awe Inspiring, Amazing, AWESOME Fiction @ JCPL!

Meteorologist, Tom Skilling, was moved to tears by the awesomeness of the solar eclipse of 2017. It WAS awesome, so bright and beautiful at its peak, with the earth covered in darkness for a few minutes, right in the middle of the day.

Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 2:04pm
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Jiminy Crickets! Check Out These New Adult Fiction Titles!

“Our menu options have changed;” the automated message is one that is a familiar sound when we make a phone call. Reading a Reuters article about ‘new’ items on the menu in Brussels, I realize that some changes are not always for the better.

Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 3:32pm

Looking for a Good Book to Read? No Appointment Necessary to Check Out These New Adult Fiction Titles!

Available by appointment only; we’re accustomed to hearing this phrase, whether it is to see the dentist, the doctor, get our hair or taxes done, or take care of some other important business of the day. We wrestle with what time is best, morning or afternoon, today, tomorrow, next week or next year.  “What works best?” the receptionist might ask.

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:04am
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Take a Break With These New Adult Fiction Titles @ JCPL!

“Get a puppy,” they said. “It’ll be fun,” they said. And so, guess what I did? I got a puppy; a little fireball of a puppy who is a like a tornado, a whirlwind in constant motion.

All 7 pounds of her has me whipped by the end of the day. Always on the lookout for trouble, she is sure to find it, lurking in a corner of the house that I somehow missed.

Posted: Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 1:51pm
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6 More Weeks of Winter? No Problem! Check Out Some New Fiction @ JCPL!

Silly groundhog; I really wanted to know how a rodent could be the harbinger of such bad news as to sentence us to another six weeks of cold and snow, so, looking it up on Wikipedia, I discovered that the custom of Groundhog Day was a celebration started in the 18th century by the Germans.

Posted: Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 10:50am
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Can't Wait Till Spring is Sprung? Check Out These New Adult Fiction Titles in the Meanwhile!

Seventy days, 6 hours, 59 minutes and 40 seconds; that is the exact number of days, hours, minutes and seconds until spring, 2017 makes an appearance. More simply put, spring will arrive on March 20th, 2017.

I, for one, am eagerly awaiting the arrival of spring. My flip flops are lonely, forgotten and traded in for heavy socks, slippers and boots.

Posted: Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 5:48am
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'Tis the Season for New Adult Fiction @ JCPL!

‘Tis the season, if you know what I mean; coughing, sneezing, wheezing and freezing, even with unseasonable 60 degree temps outside; you have an old-fashioned, miserable cold.

Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 2:20pm