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Nov 30

Donations keep kids cozy this winter

Tyler Public Library has teamed up with P.A.T.H. to help keep children and teens warm this winter, in both body and mind. On November 19 and 20, when kids receive a coat from PATH’s Coats for Kids distribution, they will also walk away with a free book from the Library. About half of the books …

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Nov 03

Delta Sigma hosts art extravaganza

The Longview Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority  will host “Project ART Extravaganza” on Saturday, November 12th at Pinecrest Country Club, located at 214 Club Drive in Longview.   Doors will open promptly at 6:00 pm. New York Times Bestselling Author, Kimberla Lawson Roby will headline the event.    In addition, Books-A-Million will have Roby’s books …

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Oct 06

Assistive technology books in Braille

From popular eAudiobooks to books on CD to machines that will actually scan and read aloud any book, Longview Public Library offers vision-challenged patrons many ways to enjoy books. For the blind patron who prefers to pick up a book and actually read it, the library offers Braille books. There’s even a Bible in Braille …

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Sep 30

Performance slated

Bring your kids and come enjoy the Magik Theater’s performance of “If You Give a Moose a Muffin,” on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. at the newly restored Liberty Hall in downtown Tyler. “If you give a moose a muffin, he’ll want some jam to go with it.” So begins the most logical silliness …

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May 18

Reading prescription

Premier Pediatrics has now included books on its medical regimen for children. The clinic has eagerly embraced the Reach Out and Read program as it is one of national initiatives now striving to give very young children a head start on their education. Reach Out and Read targets less-fortunate children who might not otherwise have …

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Mar 03

Book sale

The Tyler Public Library will host its Spring Book Sale in the Library’s Taylor Auditorium, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 10, 11, 12 and 13. “We are selling adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction books, as well as audio books, videotapes and encyclopedias,” says Evelyn McLane, library programming associate, who is overseeing the sale. …

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Jan 20

Students devise novel retirement gift

What is a good parting gift for someone who has spent 40 years teaching school?  Many might say a watch to mark the retiree’s remaining time, or a book to read to pass this time.  Douglas Elementary fourth-grade teacher Tom Rhodes knew exactly what he wanted.  He wanted his pupils to read–to read words by …

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