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RPL Hosts Abraham Lincoln Presenter, Display in January

Posted on Thu 01/10/2019 | in Between the Lines

History buffs, students and the whole community are invited to the Rensselaer Library in January to honor one of the nation's best-loved presidents, Abraham Lincoln. Two special one-of-a-kind programs will pay tribute to the 16th President between Jan. 17-21.

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The library has the cure for your post-holiday doldrums

Posted on Thu 01/3/2019 | in Between the Lines

Here we are, barely finished with the excitement of the Christmas season and I believe I am feeling, or at least anticipating the coming January “doldrums.” With that interesting word swirling around in my head, I immediately thought of the long, long ago burden of reading, and discussing in a high school literature class, the famous poem, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"

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Fall is great time to get cooking

Posted on Wed 11/14/2018 | in Just for Teens

Well, it is here. The word that some people dread and others love…fall!

The air is cooler, leaves are falling, and the smells of baked goods and bonfires are filling the air. With the weather cooling off, now is a great time to bake goodies that heat the house and your heart, like pies or cookies.

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