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Articles for February 2016 

Feb 29, 2016

Dear Diary

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

My mother moved to an adult family home a few months ago so I've had to dispose of a lot of her things, or find places for them in my house. There is a big box of diaries that she started to keep when she was 14, and stopped in 2000.  She used to say that she wanted me to burn them after she died. The last couple of times that the subject came up, she said she didn't mind if I read them.…  MORE >>

Feb 15, 2016

Politics and Religion

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

It's Presidents Day, and this year, with a presidential election looming, we are hearing more and more about the intermingling of politics and religion. The books I am sharing with you look at the place of religion in the founding of our country and the current battle over the concept of separation of church and state. Read on for some different viewpoints.

American gospel :…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Feb 8, 2016

Holocaust Library

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Today, I am sharing with you and article written by Julia Thompson, daughter of Plymouth members Ingrid Holmlund and David Thompson. Julia wrote the article for the Washington Library Association's journal, "Alki". It sounds like a wonderful library, and an upcoming event will provide a particularly good time to visit it. The Holocaust Center is hosting an exhibit from the Anne Frank…  MORE >>

Feb 1, 2016

What I've learned from my Little Free Library

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

There are a lot of different types of libraries: public libraries, school libraries, academic (college and university) libraries, and what are termed "special libraries". Examples of special libraries are law. medical, or church libraries. And in the past couple of years (since 2009) there have been Little Free Libraries. Little Free Libraries (LFLs) have become immensely popular in places…  MORE >>

Articles for February 2016