A couple of weeks ago, I got an e-mail message from a patron who located the library's web page before she found information about various library programs in the newspaper. She asked how difficult it would be to post the same listings on the Internet.
It turns out that it's not difficult at all. You can now find weekly programming updates at http://douglas.lib.co.us -- and thanks for the suggestion.
Beware, you teachers! A single comment on a school assignment can mark a young woman. It can twist whole lives.
Consider, for instance, a five page research paper written for Douglas County High School teacher Mr. James McKay. The year was 1967. The title was "The History of Banking in Castle Rock." The author was one Debbie Bubolz.
There's a group, really, called "The National Storytelling Association." The first time I heard of them, I suspected it was a nom de plume for the Arkansas branch of the LaRue clan. They couldn't tell the straight truth if they got paid good money for it.
This is the week many of us will be sitting down to a Thanksgiving dinner. But what shall we talk about?