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In East Texas Gardens

We call them by many names – daffodils, jonquils, sweeties, campernelles, paperwhites – but they’re all narcissus. To me they’ll always be daffodils, as I grew up hearing lines from William … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Greetings to all! Have you recovered from the time change? I have not. Coupled with spring break, I almost missed my deadline for this article! Now that school is back in session, our regularly … more

Quitman Library Connections

There will be no free Federal Income Tax assistance at the Quitman Public Library this tax season, however, printed Forms 1040, 1040 A, and 1040 EZ are available here. Call the AARP Tax Aide office … more

Corner Column

It should come as no surprise to anyone that there is no drought in our corner of the world.
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While we claim no credit for being able to influence Mother Nature, there is a bit of history when it comes to job changes. more

Inside and Outside the Picket Fence

Do you know that feeling when you open the door first thing in the morning and you take a deep breath of fresh air? I was rewarded with a breath of spring! Finally, after what has seemed like a long … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Here it is … March already! Spring is supposed to be just around the corner. Have you gotten your gardens planted? Do you need inspiration? Check out some of our books about gardening. more

Inside and Outside the Picket Fence

March is just around the corner. I wonder if you agree with me, it has been a long winter. I am ready to welcome spring with open arms. more

Ag News

Planting clumps of bright, successively blooming flowers is a popular method for attracting foraging pollinators like bees and butterflies. Also knowledgeable vegetable and fruit growers know … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Spring is just around the corner. Are you ready to start working outdoors in your yard or your garden? Come by and check out our collection of gardening books to be found in the 635s. Just ask a staff member for assistance. more

Corner Column

We’re all guilty of it, I suppose, shuttling things off to a corner rather than finding another use or recycling or just saying,
“I can no longer deal with this, get out of my life.” more

Inside and Outside the Picket Fence

Outside the picket fence, on the north side of the house, the daffodils are blooming. more

Quitman Library Connections

There will be no free Federal Income Tax assistance at the Quitman Public Library this tax season, however, printed Forms 1040, 1040 A, and 1040 EZ are available here. Call the AARP Tax Aide office … more
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