Hidden Gems: Libraries


When was the last time you visited your local library? Do you even KNOW where it’s located, or have a card there, or anything? Many people may feel like reading and libraries have gone out of style – we’re so busy with EVERYTHING ELSE that demands our attention (from home, to work, social media, going out with friends, family)… who has time to read, let alone go to the library and pick out something? Continue reading

Learning About the Civil War

After attending the Civil War reenactments a few weekends ago in Mumford, I have to admit my interest in the Civil War and history. was piqued.

I took several history courses throughout school. In high school, it was global followed by AP European History & AP American History. In college, I took two American history courses, as well as a Canadian history course (which I found quite interesting). I considered adding a minor in history of European countries, but it was late in my college career by that point and would have set me back.

Now, however, I find myself intrigued by history once again. Working at a library, I’m surrounded by heaps of books on the topic – so I selected one and have begun reading it. Pictured to the left, this book is all LISTS of facts concerning the American Civil War (1861 – 1865).

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