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Vaccine, Taxes and Steampunk?

Happy New Year! Elsie Quirk has been getting a lot of questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.  As of January 5, vaccinations are only available for front-line medical workers and people 65 and over.  Vaccinations are by appointment only and…

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What’s happening this week at Elsie Quirk

As many of you know by now, our motto at the Elsie Quirk Library is: If the patrons can’t come to the program room, we’ll put the program in a paper bag and take it to the patrons! (It’s…

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What’s happening this week at Elsie Quirk

At the Elsie Quirk Library, we are all in to get out the vote. We won’t tell you who or what to vote for, but we’ll help you find out where, how, and when. And we’ll provide nonpartisan sources…

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What’s happening this week at Elsie Quirk

The Elsie Quirk Library is, as I always like to say, more than a free bookstore. We are proud to be an expansive resource for the community’s informational, entertainment, enrichment, educational, creative, and social needs. We have recently placed…

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What’s happening this week at Elsie Quirk

The Elsie Quirk Library is pleased to introduce Marcus Gilfert as our new Adult Services Librarian. Marcus’ librarian journey brought him to us from the North Port Library, but his path previously wound through the Englewood Charlotte Library as…

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What’s happening this week at Elsie Quirk

Here at the Elsie Quirk Library, we are pleased to introduce a new member of our staff. George Barnhouse has come all the way from Indiana to join us as a Youth Librarian. George graduated from library school in…

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What’s happening this week at Elsie Quirk

One of my favorite moments at the Elsie Quirk Library has been hearing a woman who had recently gained citizenship talk about how much libraries have meant to her. She said that her two favorite American institutions are NASA…

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What’s happening this week at Elsie Quirk

The Elsie Quirk Library is here to tell you that August is “Hopelessly Devoted To…” month. Check out our display featuring what our staff members are devoted to, and let us help you find books, movies, audios, or information…

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What’s happening this week at Elsie Quirk

Bill Nye may be a Science Guy, but he could have been a librarian when he said, “Everyone you ever meet knows something you don’t know.” We often think of the library as a resource for learning from books,…