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Jul 17, 2017

If you've been around Seattle for awhile...

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

If you've been around Seattle for awhile - well, for 55 years - you'll probably remember going to the Seattle World's Fair.  This picture was taken soon after the fair opened by my great-aunt when she and my grandmother visited the fair.  Not too long ago, some former classmates of mine were chatting on Facebook about going to the fair, and how everyone got dressed up in suits and…  MORE >>

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Jul 3, 2017

Happy 4th of July!

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

What makes the United States so special? I can come up with a lengthy list, but let's go back to the founders of our nation and what they envisioned. Here are books on some of the great documents in our history and the struggle to protect or re-interpret what they stand for.

A defence of the constitutions of government of the United States of America: exerpts, with an…  MORE >>

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Jun 12, 2017

Book Friends

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Two of the reasons that I became a librarian are because I like books and because I like to organize things. Now when I say I like books, it's not just that I like to read (which I do), but I also like the look of books. I appreciate the quality of the paper, the font used, the layout, the color or design of the endpapers, an attractive dust jacket. When my mother would get a new book, the…  MORE >>

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May 22, 2017

Memorial Day

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

As we prepare to observe Memorial Day, I am thinking about wars.  In recent years, there has been increased attention to the First World War and the tremendous toll it took on the affected countries and on the soldiers, many of whom faced unimaginable horrors.  We will continue to see more books published on this war which was being fought 100 years ago.

There is no one left…  MORE >>

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