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    Spring Vacations: Tips & Tricks for the best vacation experience

    By: Christy V. Temple Well, it’s that time of the year again when lots of our locals are heading out to warmer climates to escape the doldrums from winter on their Spring Breaks. Usually, this means that about half the population of Owensboro leaves and there aren’t a whole lot of people left in town. However, this was years ago and it seems as though there are more people that tend to stay closer to…

    Instagram: A photographer’s dream

    By: Christy V. Temple I must admit that I have just recently become addicted to Instagram. I have heard about the app forever and that a lot of people have accounts with this site but I just figured it was one more thing to add to my IPhone that I really didn’t need. Boy was I wrong. This app is incredible to me. From the moment that I downloaded the app and started exploring I…

    An Antiques Appraisal Event @ the Daviess County Public Library

    By: Christy V. Temple On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Friends of the Daviess County Public Library will sponsor an Antiques Appraisal Event  here on the first floor in the programming area. This event will feature an appraiser by the name of Graydon Sikes from Cowan’s Auction House in Cincinnati, Ohio. This event requires advanced registration as there are only 50 time slots. Each participant can bring in one small…

    It’s a little known fact that the Daviess County Public Library….

    By: Christy V. Temple My blog for the end of February is going to be a little different this time. Instead of waxing poetic and writing lots of nice long sentences about the library in a paragraph format, I am going to take a cue from the former David Letterman show and prepare a list of some of the things that the Daviess County Public Library has done over the years or is currently doing.…

    Margins February meeting!

    For our February 27th meeting, Margins members discussed If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan. In the book, a young lesbian couple (Sahar and Nasrin) struggle to deal with their secret relationship in Iran, where homosexuality is punishable by death. Nasrin’s upcoming arranged marriage to a wealthy doctor becomes another pivotal conflict in the book. Everyone seemed to agree that the book shed light on the interesting “selective morality,” as Aynde called it, of…

    Love is in the Air…

    By: Christy Temple Well, it’s February again and close to time for us all to celebrate the most wondrous emotion that we can give to others. I am speaking of love and it’s definitely in the air at this time of the year as Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. I know that for many of us there will be candy and flowers sent to our respective significant others. We will also exchange cards and other…

    Margins: LGBT Book Club January Summary

      (To keep people in the loop—in case you couldn’t attend but still wanted to know what we talked about—we’ll be posting a blog for each meeting to note what we discussed.) For our first meeting, we had some brief introductions and talked about the type of books we want to read. Although the first two selections are YA (young adult), the club isn’t necessarily focusing on LGBT teen lit. We’ll read whatever the club…

    Is Fitness in Your Future?

    By: Christy V. Temple Okay, the opening statement to this blog is obviously somewhat of a loaded question. Generally speaking, if we were all desperately honest with ourselves the answer would probably be a resounding no to the question above. However, it doesn’t have to be. I know for a fact that even small amounts of exercise in brief spurts are better than none at all. Now, have I been practicing what I preach lately?…

    Lilly Dale Awakening: Book review

    This was written by Terri the high school intern at the Daviess county public library. Lilly Dale Awakening by Wendy Corsi Staub is a phenomenal book. It includes all the elements of a captivating story; mystery, romance, heart break, and of course horror. Once I picked up this book there was no putting it down. This book holds your full attention from the very first page all the way to the very last. This book…

    Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson: A book review

    This was written by Terri the high school intern at the Daviess County public library. When I saw this book I had no clue as to what it was going to be about. The title seemed interesting so I got it and read it. I read it back in the awkward times of freshman year. I think about this book every day even today as a senior. The story literally spoke to me louder than…

     
     
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