Stinson Memorial Library

So much history to experience. So many books to read. So little time. The Journey on the Road through Life took me on a bit of a trip back in time one day last week, thanks to a visit to the new home of a long-standing Union County business. And, I didn't even need one of those souped up DeLoreans...
This praying mantis was spotted while yours truly was enjoying a nice Sunday afternoon on the front porch...
Sigh... ...I didn't really want to start with a sigh. As I thought about it, a sigh seemed, well, appropriate... For one thing, the Cardinals aren't playing in the postseason. To tell you the truth, it's not that surprising. They just kind of seemed to stumble through the 2016 season. On the other...
Kids participated in an obstacle course to complete their superhero training on Thursday, July 28. Photo by Amber Skelton
The "Every Hero has a Story" summer reading program at Stinson Memorial Library in Anna concluded Thursday, July 28, with a big celebration. First through 8th grade kids and their parents formed a line that ended outside as they waited to receive Book Bucks the kids had earned throughout the...
The kids colored and decorated paper masks.
Kids from pre-kindergarten to 8th grade flexed their super skills at the second week of the Stinson Library summer reading program in Anna. The theme this year is "Every Hero Has a Story." The program uses superhero activities and stories to motivate kids to continue reading even when school is not...
The Friends of Stinson Library are planning to host the third Sunday Afternoon at the Library program of the 2016 series on Sunday, July 10.   “The Importance of Putting” is scheduled to be presented by Brandon Bierstadt. Bierstadt is a Union County Country Club PGA professional.   The program is...


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