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Rodman Reference Display

I set up my reference book display at Rodman Public Library in Alliance this afternoon.

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My Reference Collection

Following are photos of just a sampling of my extensive reference book collection. I will have a display of some of my books and advertisements during the month of May at Rodman Public Library, 215 E. Broadway St., Alliance. I … Continue reading

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The queen mother of encyclopedias

Published Aug. 9, 2005 Encyclopaedia Britannica was first published in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1771, edited by William Smellie, and printed as 100 weekly numbers starting in December 1768. It comprised three volumes and 2,670 pages, and its plan departed from … Continue reading

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Wrap me in Scottish wool

I bought two wool blazers at Hartville Goodwill recently, both made of Harris tweed. One is a muted brown and the other muted green, so typical of the British Isles, warm and comforting, connecting me to my Scottish ancestry and … Continue reading

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