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From the Librarian’s Shelf . . .
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 • Posted February 2, 2011

Jane Hoerster is our Library Historian and custodian of the Sesquicentennial Archives Room, which houses an array of historical documents. The collection includes family histories, yearbooks, photos, citizen records from 1858-1900, obituaries, cemetery records, maps, and histories of the fort, the county, and county organizations. Jane also notes that the public has access to The Mason County News from 1886 to the present. Jane stated, "I love meeting and helping people, and I love the history of Mason. We have a really neat history." We have a "really neat" lady, so if you have questions about Mason County and its people, drop by to see Jane. Chances are, she will have the answers.!

NEW ARRIVALS: (quotes are from the publisher’s summary)

Running Around (F-BYL Liz.1) by Linda Byler

"Lizzie Glick longs to fit into her quiet Amish community. Her sisters . . .are ready to get married and settle into the traditional rhythm of having children and keeping house. But Lizzie isn’t sure that’s what she wants for her future."(Book 1 of a trilogy)

When Strawberries Bloom (F-BYL Liz.2) by Linda Byler

"New love and even more questions enter Lizzie Glick’s life in the second novel in this series written by an Amish writer and based on true life experiences."

The Silent Governess (F-KLA) by Julie Klassen

"Olivia Keene is fleeing her own secret. She never intended to overhear his. But now that she has, what is Lord Bradley to do with her?"

Of Love and Evil (F-Ric) by Anne Rice

"Anne Rice takes us to other realms, this time to the world of fifteenth-century Rome. And into this time, into this century, Toby O’Dare, former government assassin, is summoned by the angel Malchiah to solve a terrible crime."

LIBRARY NOTES: Story Hour will resume at 10:00 A.M., on Friday, February 4.

LIBRARY INFORMATION - Location: 410 Post Hill; Phone: 325-347-5446; Fax: 325-347-6562; Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1785, Mason, TX 76856; E-mail:; Web Site:

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