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    Vertical Gardening

    It’s Not Just for Rooftops Anymore! Tracey Williams of Greensleeves Design will show you how fun and easy it is to start your own rooftop, vertical, or balcony garden. Program is FREE but seating is limited. Call Daviess County Extension to Register. 270.685.8480 Sponsored by the Green River Area Extension Master Gardener Association and underwritten by Fred and Rebecca May

    The Director’s Chair

    Welcome to DCPL! by Jim Blanton My name is Jim Blanton, the Library Director here at the Daviess County Public Library, and I would like to welcome you to our new website!  We’ve worked to put together a site that does three things really well: 1 – Provide a user-friendly interface that allows you to go where you want and get what you need. 2 – Highlight all the fun and exciting programs we have…

    The Derringer- Rosa Burwell Todd: A Profile

    By Leslie Byrne If you aren’t aware, Owensboro is home to many interesting people, including but not limited to celebrities, athletes, aviation pioneers and soldiers. Profile, a soon-to-be regular Derringer segment, shows how these not-so-ordinary folks left their legacy imprinted on Owensboro history. One of these folks is Rosa Burwell Todd. Rosa Burwell Todd was born January 14, 1849 and was the daughter of Colonel William M. Burwell and granddaughter of William A. Burwell, who…

    Mock Newberry Awards

    The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate was named the 2013 John Newbery Medal recipient on January 28, 2013 during the American Library Association’s (ALA) Mid-Winter Conference in Seattle, WA.  The John Newbery Medal is awarded annually to the author with the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature published in the United States the previous year. The Daviess County Public Library was inspired by the ALA, so we decided to host our own mock…

     
     
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