This week’s Ready-to-Read program will be about the moon. In-person programs are on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Be sure to sign up. Call the library to check on the virtual program if you don’t want to come into the library.

The Cloverbuds, the 4-H program for ki...

I came across a picture at the library a few weeks ago that fascinated me. It was a picture of almost 40 young women made in 1948, the members of the Future Homemakers of America or the FHA at Dade County High School. Surprisingly, I almost immediately identified a few...

The library staff is looking forward to seeing our patrons six days a week again. The library is adding open hours on Mondays for the first time since 2012.

The new hours are Mondays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursd...

Several years ago, Magistrate Judge Joel McCormick’s father, Bert McCormick, borrowed some books I’ve collected in doing genealogy to learn more about his ancestors. The next time I saw Judge McCormick, he told me I had about put his daddy in an early grave. When I ask...

The exhibit “Rightfully Hers,” which celebrates the 19th amendment, when women got the right to vote, will be at the library throughout the month of August. Come by any time to view the exhibit. 

The staff has resumed Thursday morning children’s programs on Facebook Liv...

As we should always remember, Memorial Day is not just the beginning of summer or an excuse for stores to hold a sale. It is not even a day set aside to honor veterans and active service members. Memorial Day is to remember the men and women who died while serving in t...

The Summer Reading program was definitely different this year, and we did miss the programs with big crowds, but I think the staff has done a great job adapting to the circumstances we find ourselves in. Kids could still get books to read, whether they came into the li...

Come check out last week's mini museum! Original articles, documents, and autographed photos from NASA will be on display at the library through this week. This collection is a cool glimpse into our nation's accomplishments in space exploration.

We hope you have all enj...

Come check out last week's mini museum! Original articles, documents, and autographed photos from NASA will be on display at the library through this week. This collection is a cool glimpse into our nation's accomplishments in space exploration.

We hope you have all enj...

Editor's Note: This is the second part of local historian Linda Wilson's findings on the World War I veterans depicted in this old photograph of Dade County army inductees, taken on July 24, 1918.

First Row: Len Mason, Asa Reeves, Grady Hawkins, Charlie Gass, Bert Holtz...

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