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Lochwood Branch Library Friends love to share what they discover. This is our repository of shared stories, here you will find articles about learning, literacy, libraries and culture.

The Princess Who Had No Kingdom by Ursula Jones

Librarian Sarah Boeglin reviews this picture book that celebrates the important things in life – like friends and libraries! Learn about this fun updated version of the “princess” fairytale: Read the review here.

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Thank You to LBLF Members

Thank you, thank you to 133 members who either renewed or joined Lochwood Branch Library Friends for 2015. This total includes 10 patrons who donated $50.00 or more and one corporate member. Your support of the library is truly impressive. If you

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Lochwood Branch Library welcomes new staff, Rosa Martinez

In January Lochwood Branch Library staff welcomed a new Customer Service Representative, Rosa Martinez, to our team. Rosa is a graduate of Bryan Adams High School and Richland Community College. She loves to travel, camp, and go on road trips.

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Sweet Science for Kids

STEM is science, technology, engineering, and math. The January event involved engineering skills, and the children in first through fifth grade used cups, large and small marshmallows, toothpicks, and straws to building things. The February event was called “Sweet” Science.

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Spring Break Fun 2014

Children’s Librarian Sharon Forinash and Library Associate Rose Flores planned a variety of Spring Break programs to offer customers of all ages at the Lochwood Branch Library. On Tuesday, March 11, 2014, they held a Crafternoon Tuesday program that offered

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New Addition to Lochwood Staff

My name is Sharon Forinash, and I am pleased to be the new Youth Services Librarian at the Lochwood Branch Library. I would like to take just a few minutes to share a little bit about myself. Although I was

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Oh, Nuts! a Children’s Book Review

Lochwood Librarian Sarah Boeglin recently reviewed Oh, nuts! by Tammi Sauer. Three chipmunks, at the zoo, find themselves in a spotlight that isn’t quite what they imagined. Read the review.

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Our Librarians are the Best

Lochwood Branch Library offers activities for children year-round. Holiday crafts are popular offerings. The Mayor’s Summer Reading Program, during summer break, keeps kids involved in learning. And, be sure to check in during Spring and Fall school breaks for special

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Art is a Springboard to Academic Learning

Art boosts learning Students with access to the arts (in or out of school) are more likely to: take advanced high school classes attend college have professional career goals stay informed volunteer and vote Study: Americans for the Arts The Case

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If It’s Snowy and You Know It…

Librarian Sarah Boeglin reviewed a book for this chilly season: If It’s Snowy and You Know It, Clap Your Paws, by Kim Norman. In this children’s book, animal friends romp and play outdoors, having lots of winter fun together. Click

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Lego Storytime @ Lochwood

Thirty parents and children attended LEGO storytime at the Lochwood Branch Library on September 13, 2013. Sarah Boeglin read a LEGO book, Grow Caterpillar Grow.    Then the older preschool children enjoyed playing with the LEGO DUPLO blocks to build caterpillars,

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Markus Zusak, Gifted Writer and More

The annual literacy event, Richardson Reads One Book, hit a home run in 2013. September 10th, on a Tuesday night,  Markus Zusak, here from his home in Australia, talked about The Book Thief. The 1,300 seat sanctuary of First United

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