Taryn Lawson

Children’s Room at JML Gets a Makeover: See the Photos

The Children’s Room at Hicksville’s Johnson Memorial Library was closed to the public from Aug. 26-29 to allow staffers Amber and Karlee to give the space a makeover. The results were revealed Monday, Aug. 30! First, let’s take a look at what the room looked like before Amber and Karlee …

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The Summer Reading Challenge is just around the corner!

“Tails & Tales” Summer Reading Challenge begins June 1 at Defiance Public Library System Summer library programs for all ages enhance lifelong learning and provide meaningful, enjoyable experiences available to everyone in the community. This year, Defiance Public Library System is excited to host the Tails & Tales Summer Reading …

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#WinterRead2021

Winter is, of course, for reading! For the fourth year in a row, Beanstack presents the Annual Winter Reading Challenge. Simon & Schuster’s Books Like Us program will sponsor the challenge, which supports public libraries and school systems throughout the United States. The publisher will award book collections and virtual …

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Susan is Here!

Here at the Defiance Public Library, we’ve recently welcomed this (unintentionally chilling) cardboard rendering of the indomitable Susan B. Anthony: Susan B. Anthony, committed to social equality, played a pivotal role in the women’s suffrage movement. As such, what better way to encourage curiosity about the history of voting rights, …

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Welcome!

Welcome to the all-new Defiance Public Library System blog! Thanks for stopping by! Here, we’ll share information and updates from your Defiance County libraries, helpful resources, stories and photos of the fun we’re having in our buildings, occasional library humor (it’s better than it sounds, I promise), and top-secret government …

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