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December 1/2 Price Book Sale

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The entire store inventory is on sale for 50% off!  The sale begins December 10 and concludes on December 22.  Christmas is just around the corner and we have a wonderful selection for you to choose from:  children’s, classics, history, true stories, biographies, art, hobbies and crafts and a great selection of fiction, plus much more. Sale hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & Tuesday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. You can renew your FOL membership or join when you visit the...

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November $1.00 Book Sale!

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

We are having another great sale starting on Saturday, November 5 running through Saturday, November 12.  During this sale we have books priced from $.25 to $1.00.  Don’t miss out on this sale!  Pick up some great books and support your local Hood County Library.

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Book Sale – $5.00 Box Day

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The August Book Sale is winding down and we are offering $5.00 box day on Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13.  Stop in to fill up a box for just $5.00!  Where can you get a better deal?

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$1.00 Book Sale Coming Your Way!

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

$1.00 Book Sale starts August 6 and runs through August 13.  Sale hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10:00 am until 2:00 pm and Tuesday from 10:00 am until 5:30pm.  Sale items located in the Library meeting room at 222 N. Travis Street.  Support your library – stop in and buy a book or two!

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What Libraries Mean to Me by Sabrina A. Fish

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In this blog post, author Sabrina A. Fish gives us a very personal and poignant tale of the importance of the library in her early life. Don’t forget, the Friends of the Library Book Store Sale is going on now until July 16th, so don’t miss out! Everything in the store is half price!   What Libraries Mean to Me By Sabrina A. Fish The little girl clutched her mother’s hand, her wide eyes scanning the shelves of books that towered around her.  She wanted to open every one and see what kind of adventure it held. Surely this...

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What Libraries Mean to Me by Joanna Nunez

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This week’s Guest Author Blog Post comes to us from Joanna Nunez! Don’t forget to visit the Friends of the Library Book Store located at the Hood County Library Monday through Saturday, 10-2, open Tuesdays until 6!   What Libraries Mean to Me by Joanna Nunez I was honored to be asked to write a post about what libraries mean to me, mostly because libraries have been in my life for a long time. My first memory of libraries started in Kindergarten when, as impressionable five year olds, we were allowed to go to the school...

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What Libraries Mean to Me by Sharon C. Williams

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Here is the latest installment of our Guest Author Blog Posts, this one written by author Sharon C. Williams, who tells us how her library helped to launch her writing career!   What Libraries Mean to Me By Sharon C. Williams I first started thinking about writing in July of 2009. I actually began in December, however. Not knowing anything about writing, nor knowing anyone who was also a writer like myself, or the process involved with it, I was on my own. I just wrote until my first manuscript was done. Several months later, I was...

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Five Reasons This Author Likes Libraries by Janet K. Brown

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Five Reasons This Author Likes Libraries By Janet K. Brown Libraries supply multiple research opportunities for our stories. For a story involving pornography, I utilized multiple library books that gave me inside knowledge into the problem from both the perspective of the addict and the family of addicts. Library books directed me to websites that offered even more help. Library books ventured information on a Texas ghost town for the setting of my young adult book. I also researched the ghost in Collin County for my second young adult. Most...

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What Libraries Mean to Me by Sue Latham

Posted by on Feb 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Our guest blogger series continues with author Sue Latham telling us of her time living overseas and her struggle for affordable books! Now is a great time to join the Hood County Friends of the Library. For just $10 a year, or $15 for a family, you can help support our many wonderful programs! Visit the FOL Bookstore at the Hood County Library for more information on how you can become a member today!   What Libraries Mean to Me By Sue Latham Imagine a world without books. I know, horrifying thought, isn’t it? For most of history books...

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What Libraries Mean to Me by Jerri Keele

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Our guest author blog series continues with an installment from Jerri Keele. Don’t forget, the Friends of the Library Book Store Half-Price Sale ends this Saturday, February 6, so now is the time to get out there and stock your shelves!   What Libraries Mean to Me By Jerri Keele When I was a child I was a latch-key kid before the term was ever coined. For two glorious years, however, we lived in an apartment across the street from the local library. I would spend my after-school hours there, first doing my homework, and when that...

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