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Footnotes from the Library

Nancy Smith Finding your way – around our library. We’ve done some house cleaning and want you to know what has changed. Two categories, War and Western, have both been moved to the row facing the windows. This allows for larger books, such as the Navy and Marine history books. Due to low readership, the…

Footnotes from the library

Marilyn Klooster Summer is knocking at our door – guess we had better let her in. (Do we really have a choice here?) Temperatures are on the rise as our Arizona summer radiates in all its glory. Summer finds us wherever we call home and play – a good time to lay back, relax and…

Footnotes from the Library

Nancy Smith There’s something happens When we think of May. A subtle rebirth Comes to play. With splashes of color From flowers and trees, Lots of allergies To make us sneeze. Do you think of trips? Do you want to roam? Or perhaps you’re happy Just staying home. Work-play-laugh-rest, Your SunBird Library Has just one…

Footnotes from the Library

Lois Anderson A few reminders for those of you who are headed north: Check to see that you do not leave a treasured photo, letter or valued bookmark in the book or books that you are returning to SunBird’s Library. Check to see that the DVD or CD cover or tape box has the correct…

Footnotes from the library – March 2015

Marilyn Klooster March – Will it come in like a lion and go out like a lamb? The SunBird Library volunteers will enter in with a “roar” if borrowed materials are not returned to the library. As we “march” into spring, our energy increases with the freshness in the air, the floral fragrances, the perfume…

Footnotes from the Library – February 2015

Nancy Smith There are some things we humans find hard to ignore: a ringing phone, a cry for help, taxes. There is often advice we don’t trust: “Some assembly required,” “Easy open” and “You can’t miss it!” So why do we find it hard to obey signs meant for us to read? We coast through…

Footnotes from the Library – January 2015

Lois Anderson If you look carefully on the shelves at the west end of the Library, you will notice stacks of jigsaw puzzles. Now these boxes can either contain hours of challenging, mind enriching entertainment for those who love them or minutes of frustration and confusion for those who don’t. We have puzzles for children…

Footnotes from the library – December 2014

Nancy Smith Have you ever noticed When December comes ‘round The places once quiet Are now filled with sound? The faces once troubled, With eyes so sad Are now changed with wonder, The love to be had. It’s only the heart of a child, you see, That gives us the glimpses Of what truly can…

Footnotes from the Library – November 2014

Nancy Smith The SunBird Library is pleased to announce two new special books related to our community. They are on the shelf now. Fool’s Gold is by Jim Ott, the son of Norm and Nancy Ott. Jim Ott’s 30 years of experience as a speaker and author in schools, churches and camps reveal a wisdom worth…