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Unshelved: Montana Talking Books Library

Did you know there is a reading program for Montana residents who cannot read standard print materials due to a blindness, reading disability, vision loss or physical limitation? Welcome to the Montana Talking Books Library (MTBL). Talking Books are...

 

Family Reunions Are Always Great Ways to Catch Up After Years Have Passed

We have been away from home for the past week, traveling for a family reunion. My two younger sisters made the arrangements, and since they both live in southeastern Missouri, that's where we went....

 

Winter in the Fall

Last week was not conducive to finishing my garden-clearing plans. Translation: the carrots are still in the ground. Or should I say, still in the mud? A couple more inches of heavy, wet snow fell...

 

Unshelved at GCCL: Accessing Digital Content

Libraries have rapidly advanced in technology over the last few years, and we would like to keep you updated as to what is available. We have many patrons whom we seldom see, but they constantly use our ebook and downloadable audiobook formats. In...

 

Big Sky Series Brings Artists to Schools

"I was in those exact same seats, watching these very same performances." Though those same seats she referred to were in Malta, not Glasgow, the sentiment expressed by Kristen Estelle rang through....

 

Local Chef Competing for Best of Region

Local chef and owner/operator of Table for Six in Glasgow, Dyan Carlson, is one of eight semi-finalists in the western region competing for the 2018 Eggland's Best America's Best Recipe Contest. "I...

 

Unshelved: Digital Offerings At Your Fingertips

The Glasgow City-County Library (GCCL) has a variety of digital materials on hand in the collection for everyone’s interest. This week’s Unshelved column highlights a few movies, books on CD (BOCD) and music available for check out. DVD Movies...

 

End of Summer

It's official. Summer is over. We woke up to a light coating of snow this morning. Yuck, yuck, double-yuck! I'm never ready for the end of summer, but I'd rather ease into winter than get thrown in,...

 

Artist of the Month Reception at the WAG

The Wheatgrass Arts and Gallery will host Keely Perkins at its Artist of the Month reception on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 3 to 5 p.m. Perkins' artwork reflects her constant amazement of nature, both flora...

 

Fall Has Arrived: Tomatoes and Green Beans

An unexpected early frost has pretty much ended my gardening for this year. It was late in the evening on a cold and rainy day when I realized it might freeze that night. A sense of fatalism set in,...

 

Unshelved at GCCL: Banned Book Week

Banned Books Week is a time every year dedicated to celebrating the freedom to read held this year from Sept. 23-29. The objectives of the week are bring about awareness of books that have been targeted for removal or restriction in libraries and...

 

Cleaning the Garden?

It seems as though our hot summer weather has departed. I don't expect prolonged heat to return so I've taken our two window air conditioners out. They're stored for the winter. If we do get an...

 

The Big Harvest and All the Go, Go, Go

There hasn't been much gardening or cooking done this past week as we've gone after harvesting our yearly income. When the wheat is ready to combine, that's what we do, almost to the exclusion of all...

 

GHS Student Council Hosts Fourth Annual Paint Run / Walk

The Paint Run / Walk is held annually to benefit Montana Warriors on the Water. (See Outstanding Year Wraps Up for Warriors on the Water for more on Montana Warriors on the Water). The goal for the...

 

A Case of Mistaken Identity

Since both the raspberries and green beans are slowing down, I've had a little time to look around more at the rest of the garden. I'm still picking some of both, but there aren't nearly as many to...

 

Raspberries and Beans: The Magical Fruits

I will admit to having been a bit hasty recently when crying about my poor raspberry crop. I was doing the opposite of “counting my chickens before they hatched”. I’m not sure what you call that, but I was seriously wrong. There are sections...

 

Wheatgrass Arts and Gallery July Artist of the Month

The reception for the Wheatgrass Arts and Gallery Artist of the Month, Heather Snell, will take place on Sunday, July 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Wheatgrass Arts and Gallery, 531 2nd Ave. So....

 
 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    July 4, 2018

In the Forecast? More Weeding and Deck Maintenance

I've taken a few days to work on our decks. I know this should be done earlier in the spring, but farming and gardening always seem to get in the way. Don't judge. The front deck is made of redwood...

 

Unshelved at GCCL: "Libraries Rock"

This year’s musical themed Summer Reading Program (SRP) “Libraries Rock” started on June 18 and will end on July 25. Even though the program is into the third week, it’s not too late to register and participate in the remaining activities...

 

Weeds, Corn and Cookies

We’ve been getting more rain, for which we are grateful. However, all that wetness means the weeds are really sprouting. The crops we want to grow are not the only plants thriving out there. So, while my husband is trying to get our wheat crop...

 

Fun and Crafts at Glasgow City-County Library

Children and families enjoyed songs and stories read by librarians as well as made disc and rock art at the Glasgow City-County library on June 21. In order to keep children and families engaged...

 

Mourning Doves and Home Grown Deliciousness

I did finally make some rhubarb muffins, but was disappointed in how they turned out. They tasted fine, but the topping wasn't the best. I do, however, feel that is my fault, not the fault of the...

 

Unshelved: Sign Up for the GCCL Summer Reading Program

The library is a marvelous place with wonders between the covers of its books. I still remember the first time I went to the grade-school library with my class. I was fascinated by the many books just waiting for me to delve into them. There were...

 

Weeding, Mowing and Rewarding

It’s that time of year where the garden is really starting to look like a garden, but it isn’t producing much yet. The weeds, however, are trying to take over. Therefore, I’m doing lots of weeding, trying to give my veggies a leg up. Weeding...

 

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