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Responsible Dog Ownership Month

Responsible Dog Ownership Month      Nineteen years ago, the American Kennel Club initiated Responsible Dog Ownership month as a way to celebrate and promote responsible dog ownership. A conscientious dog owner and well trained dog are an asset to society! To that end, the American Kennel Club encourages all dogs and owners to participate

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Autumn Is Here: It’s Time to Start Baking

Autumn is upon us, with crunchy apples, crisp mornings, and colorful foliage. For me, it’s time to start baking cozy desserts—apples, pears, pumpkin, cinnamon—flavors that pair well with a warm blanket and a good book on a blustery night. Luckily, the Library helps me with my baking, thanks to a variety of cake pans, which

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To Boldly Go: Star Trek Day

55 years ago today, the first episode of Star Trek aired on television. Since the show has meant so much to people over the years, it feels like an event that’s worthy of celebration—which is why September 8th is officially known as  Star Trek Day. Back in 1966, though, a lot of people weren’t sure

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Thoughtful Thursday

Did you know that the last Thursday during the month of August is known as “Thoughtful Thursday”?  If you didn’t, that’s okay, because I had no clue either!  But, today is that day! So what is Thoughtful Thursday, exactly? Thoughtful Thursday is a day to be mindful of others; whether it be at work, home,

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Ohio Roadside Attractions

Nothing makes me hit the brakes or cross over multiple lanes of traffic than to see a roadside attraction. These attractions are often thought of as places to stop as you’re traveling, but I have often made roadside attractions my destination. Ohio is full of some fun and quirky attractions. Here are some that I

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Benefits of Audiobooks

As a librarian many people assume that I must be an avid reader. While I do enjoy a good book, I often find my mind wondering to all the other tasks I’m neglecting, or my eyes growing heavy as I read. So, how do I manage to read around 90 books a year? I am

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National Book Lovers Day!

Do you love books?  Ever wondered how the world would be different if the U.S. had sided with Germany in World War I? Have you ever wondered what it was like to grow up in apartheid South Africa? Do you love Star Wars and can’t get enough Star Wars? Do you love killer clowns? Well

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Library of Things

Before I worked here, I imagined the library as I suppose many people do: the place where you pick out books, pay overdue fines, and get shushed by librarians who wear their glasses on chains. But now, I can honestly say that none of those things are completely true. In November 2020, the Library went

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Celebrate National Bowling Day!

Saturday, August 14th Is National Bowling Day! Bowling is a sport that involves a heavy ball that is rolled toward pins in order to knock them down. For some it is nostalgic, for others, it could be a bit nerve-wracking. I remember when I was in high school, you weren’t cool unless you were at

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

That’s right, it’s Back-to-School time! That magical time that parents everywhere look forward to with joy in their hearts… …and kids everywhere dread! Here at Crestview Schools, teachers are returning to spiff up their classrooms, sports teams are practicing and the football field is getting an upgrade to artificial turf for the fall season. In

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