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Mineola Library Notes

Camp We Read has come to a close. It was an awesome summer reading program. We visited the primary and elementary campuses during summer school as well as hosted seven programs in the library. … more

Corner Column

Certain moments in time are burned into the memory banks. Saturday’s attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump will likely take its place alongside a long and growing list … more

Mineola Police Report

July 6 2:23 a.m., motorist assist, 700 blk S. Pacific, truck broken down. 8:45 a.m., assist other agency, E. Good, phone pinging at location, no contact. 10:22 a.m., public assist, … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Here we are in July. Can you believe it?   Our summer reading program, Camp We Read, is finishing up. We have had a great summer with this program. We’ve had visits from Toys in Box … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

June is ending and July is just right here.   We are halfway through our summer reading program: Camp We Read. We have had some great programs so far such as Toys in Box 3D Printing and a … more

Quitman Library Connections

Summer Reading Rodeo 2024 is in full swing during June. The program is designed for ages pre-K through 10. There will be special events each Wednesday in June from 1-2 p.m.  Stop by the front … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Summer has arrived. Well, maybe not by the calendar but definitely by the heat! Did you notice? The yard has been mowed. It still needs work and I am looking into that. Camp We Read … more

Quitman Library Connections

The QPL 2024 Summer Reading Rodeo is happening during June with entertainment and activities each Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. with a schedule as follows: On the 5th, The Creature Teacher will present … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Remember the bluebonnets at the library this spring? Remember how abundant they were? Remember how pretty they were? Well, this is the other side of that beauty. We are waiting for the seed pods to … more

Quitman Library Connections

The Quitman Public Library is celebrating May as “Reading the Cowboy Trail” Month, and the line up of books on display is looking mighty good. Stop by and check out what is new in adult, … more

Sports Beat

The moment came at the 5:58 mark of Scottie Scheffler’s press conference, just after winning the 2024 Masters golf tournament. The question came from veteran sportswriter Shawn Martin. … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Hello, everyone. Can you believe it’s almost May already? We’re gearing up for summer reading: Camp We Read. This will be Wednesdays at 2 p.m. beginning the last Wednesday in May. … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

We made it through the eclipse! What an awesome thing! If you’re one of our regulars, please let us know how we are doing and what you would like to have on a wish list for the future. … more

Quitman Library Connections

The Quitman Public Library is celebrating National Library Week April 7-13. It is a time to honor our nation’s libraries and library workers’ contributions. This year’s theme, … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Greetings to you all. I bet you were wondering where this column has been. Well, apparently, I let my mind go on Spring Break for most of this month. The library has remained open Tuesday to … more

Corner Column

Glenn Rogers has served two terms in the Texas legislature and lost his race for reelection badly in the recent Republican primary. He is quite conservative, but he caught the wrath of Gov. … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Spring appears to have sprung! Maybe not by the meteorological calendar but the weather sure seems like it. Do you need inspiration for your garden? Suggestions on vegetable … more

Quitman Library Connections

Eclipse glasses are here. Stop by the Quitman Public Library during business hours and get yours for $1.50 each. Proceeds go to the Friends of the Library to fund library programs. March is … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

We are in the midst of Restaurant Week in Mineola. This is a community helping community event. You get to visit a variety of restaurants and sample their wares. When you choose the event item, a … more

Quitman Library Connections

Don’t miss our free “Kick the Sugar Cravings” class on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 1-2 p.m. presented by Denise Nix INHC, CFNC and sponsored by Natural Grocers in Tyler. Denise … more
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