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Read in Ned: A love of reading

Geneva Mixon, Nederland. Some folks are lucky. They are born knowing what they want to do, and they have the skills, passion, and drive to accomplish their dreams. I have always had ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian. Paris is the place for love, and who better to write a love story set in Paris than a young Parisian. Nicolas Barreau studied at the Sorbonne and then began ...
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A Life at High Altitude—a mountain saga

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.    Local author Brian O’Donnell’s book, A Life at High Altitude, is not what it appears to be at first glance. On the cover of the book a giant ...
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Ned Library hires new director

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Jay Mann takes cello lessons because, he says, he likes the instrument’s voice. Being able to take cello lessons as well as ski, hike, and be involved ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian. Meg Wolitzer is an extraordinary writer whose fifth novel, The Interestings, has garnered high praise from the critics. This is the story of six friends who, ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Greico, Librarian. Brazilian author Paulo Coelho has achieved international fame for his works of fiction. The library has just added Adultery, first published in Brazil in 2012, ...
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Read in Ned : News from your library

Library Resources for Small Children: 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Geneva Mixon, Nederland. The Nederland Community Library (NCL) is in the second year of the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. ...
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Gilpin Library Footnotes with Larry Greico

Margaret Coel is back with a new “Wind River Mystery.” In Night of the White Buffalo, we see the welcome return of Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O’Malley, who ...