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NO MORE LATE FEES!

   On January 12th, the board of directors for Linn County District Library #4 passed a motion to do away with late fees for checkouts! If you damage or lose your items you’ll still have to pay for a replacement of course. Our fines currently amount to .20 cents a day per book, and $1 a …

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Filmrolls and Google

This week I began a project. On our webpage you will now find a page currently under construction. Mound City libraries business catalog is currently in its infancy and won’t be the only page like it. The page is the beginning of creating a place to quickly find our local businesses and some basic information …

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Winter Is Here

Mound City Library is kicking off 2021 with a January Book Walk! Our first Book Walk of the year will be “Winter Is Here” written by Kevin Henkes, and illustrated by Laura Dronzek. Laura Dronzek is a painter whose work has been exhibited nationally. Kevin Henkes is a Caldecott Medalist and Newbery Honor author. Winter …

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Why I love America

   Ironically, speaking freely and having the right to do so, means that someone else can tell me not to speak. With that comes the liberty to listen, ignore, or be caught up in something else entirely. I can express my discontentment, and I can be a part of the change that I’d dream of. I …

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My First Year

Dear Patrons,    Saturday, September 26th marks the first full year of my employment at Mound City’s library. I have nothing but the utmost gratitude for the director, Ginny. Over the past year she’s faced many of her own difficulties and helped me get through many of my own. There was a time where I was …

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Cleanliness

Have you heard it said that cleanliness is the closest to godliness?  Cleaning for others requires a certain level of tact. If you move something, you might need to remember where it is. If you throw something away, you might have to account for it. If something was lost, could you tell that it was …

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Leadership

   Leadership is the communion of trust between people. Leadership is a skill. There are many skills people can have, and each one has its use. When it is time for someone of skill to practice, they make good use of it. When our people of many different skills come together, it is leadership that can …

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