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Author Archives: Janet Beal

Just in Time for Thanksgiving

  The Irvine library was notified that a favorite juvenile book was missing from the Payson library:  Pardon that Turkey:  How Thanksgiving Became a Holiday, by Susan Sloate, illustrated by Christian Slade.  [Dewey  394.2649.S634p]   After an intensive search, this treasured story about Thanksgiving was discovered to be on our juvenile bookshelf.  The book became our acquisition just […]

Witches, Goblins, Ghosties Frightful Night! October 31, 2010

Halloween night dates back 2,000 years to the celebration of Samhain by the Celtic tribes of Europe.  This Celtic New Year celebration included the living, and spirits of those who came before, who walked the earth that night.  Fairies, demons and all kinds of spooks came down from above, or from below, to scare the […]