In the late 1900s, many libraries started to expand services for children. With this new development came extra activities and programs for these youngsters. This was also the period when a few very smart librarians acknowledged the fact that during the summer months, when schools were closed, children needed the opportunity to continue practicing …
Holiday time is nearly over (big sigh of relief), which means I can again make time for some serious reading as my thoughts turn to the new year.
We open our hearts to others during the holidays, but what happens after the holidays are over? Many people go back to their normal routines, stress of everyday life, sorrows, grumpiness, etc.
My elementary school held a mock presidential election in the fall of 1980.
Don't you just love a good dysfunctional family story? Doesn't everyone? Well, I do, anyway.
Meet Christian Colon, full-time library assistant in the circulation department, and one of Mount Pleasant Regional's newest staff members. Christian …
I love food, but I'm a terrible cook. I don't like to cook. I don't have the patience for it. Frankly, I'd rather be reading a book.
Recently, I spend two very relaxing weeks on the island of Curacao, located in the southern Caribbean Sea, off the Venezuelan coast. It forms, together with the islands Aruba and Bonaire, the so-called ABC islands. Although it is still part of the Netherlands, Curacao has its own government.
One of my duties at the Mount Pleasant Library is leading the Monday book discussion group. Before this, everything I knew about group interaction I learned and experienced in college and graduate school.
When I was in high school I dated a fellow who was a bird-watcher. In fact, his whole family were avid bird-watchers.