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July 9th, 2015

Summer reading program begins

By MANDY ROANE

After a slight delay, our Summer Reading prizes have arrived!

If you have any readers signed up in the preschool-2nd grade category, bring them by so they can pick up their goodies. Prizes can be claimed after reading 1, 5, 10 and 15 hours. After 20 hours they can fill out …

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March 19th, 2015

Classes offered at library

By MANDY ROANE

We still have two classes left in our “Super Smart” series. Citizenship Test Prep is on Saturday, March 21 and Genealogy Research is on Saturday, March 28. The classes will be at the library from 11am-noon.

To ensure that we have enough materials for each participant, class registration must be done …

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March 12th, 2015

Sign up for Super Smart classes

By MANDY ROANE

If you want to sign up for any of the classes the library is hosting this month, there’s still plenty of time to sign up.

Our first “Super Smart” class, Basic Computer Skills, will be Saturday, March 14 followed by Citizenship Test Prep on Saturday, March 21. Our final …

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library talk

August 28th, 2014

Hannah Skelton won a brand new bicycle

Family reading event a success

By MANDY ROANE

Our Summer Reading Family Night was a huge success and we’d like to thank everyone who donated their talents, time or supplies to help us pull it off!

We’d also like to thank all of the summer readers and their parents …

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October 17th, 2013

Library source of community pride

By RENEE MICK

Last summer we had visitors from the Texas Library Association in Austin; they were vacationing in West Texas, and being librarians stopped in to see our library.

Well, I guess they liked what they saw, for there are some very nice comments about the Marfa library in an editorial titled …

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October 3rd, 2013

Library patio project moves forward

By RENE MICK

The Marfa Public Library Community Room and Courtyard project is one step closer to becoming a reality! Last week the Marfa City Council approved a proposal for architectural services to be provided by Larry Doll, architect, and Peter Stanley, designer. The library completed a successful capital campaign last June, …

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June 13th, 2013

Summer reading program begins

By RENEE MICK

Today we will begin our Summer Storytime schedule. We will offer a fun Storytime for toddlers as well as for ages 5-12 at the library. Both events begin at 11am today with Nicki Ittner and Ashley Rowe conducting, today only.

After today, Kelly Webb and Marc DeClerq will conduct.

Storytime will be …

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May 23rd, 2013

Overdue books make librarian grumpy

By RENEE MICK

The Marfa Library staff loves nothing more than to check out books to our patrons. But hey, folks! Those books need to come back in a reasonable amount of time. We don’t charge fines on books, and we don’t mind if they’re kept a little longer than the two-week …

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library talk

May 23rd, 2013

Texas library conference report

By RENEE MICK

Librarians across Texas met at the Texas Library Conference April 24-27 in Fort Worth, and I was fortunate enough to be among them, thanks to the University of North Texas and the PEARL Project. And not just this year, but last year too!

Renee Mick, Marfa Public …

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May 23rd, 2013

Dixon Water Foundation donation puts library fundraiser over the top

By RENEE MICK

The Marfa Public Library is very pleased to announce that the Dixon Water Foundation has pledged a generous amount to the capital campaign for the Marfa Public Library Community Room & Courtyard Project. This $25,000 pledge ensures that the library will receive funds from the …

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