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Give to the Future of MRL

At this sharing time of year, I’d like to share a story about the future of MRL. This is not a story about library buildings. Or additional programs. Or expanded collections. No, this is the story of a little girl named Mariam. She is five, and she just got her very own library card. Mariam

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MRL Hosts a Week of Programs in Honor of Veterans Day

In honor of our nation’s Veterans, Massanutten Regional Library will host multiple programs during the week leading up to Veterans Day, November 6–11. Monday–Wednesday, November 6-8 @ 3:00 PM Daily: The week begins with screenings of episodes from the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick 10-part documentary film, “The Vietnam War.” As part of a recently-announced grant from

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Shop at Kroger? Support MRL!

If you shop at Kroger, you can support MRL with every purchase you make. Just follow these simple steps: 1) Sign in at www.krogercommunityrewards.com. If you have not visited this site before, you’ll need to create an account; otherwise sign into your current account. 2) After you’ve signed in, register your Kroger Plus Card, and

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month

The focus of today’s libraries goes beyond books. Librarians are leaders in their communities – helping people of any age find what they need to help improve their quality of life. This September, Massanutten Regional Library is joining with the American Library Association and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-up Month, an initiative to make

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Summer Reading Games @ MRL

A plastic spoon, five bamboo skewers and four jumbo marshmallows? For Randy Ours, Children’s Specialist at Massanutten Regional Library’s Central Library, these are the raw materials for a catapult capable of shooting gummy bears across the room. Like staff members throughout MRL’s seven branch system, Ours is preparing for another summer of library-sponsored programs and

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Altered Books Workshops

Massanutten Regional Library will be hosting four different Altered Books Workshops in three days on April 10, 11 and 12 at the Central Library in downtown Harrisonburg. Explore and learn paper arts taught by local artists from OASIS Fine Art and Craft. Monday, April 10th @ 4 PM – Deb Booth: Quilling Tuesday, April 11th

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“Food for Fines” Food Drive March 6 – 11

Erase overdue book fines and help stock local food pantries at the same time. From Monday, March 6 to Saturday, March 11, 2017, all branches of Massanutten Regional Library will be accepting non-perishable food items in payment for outstanding library fines. One can or box of food will equal $1 off overdue fines. A few

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“Honored Teachers Essay Contest” Begins Its Third Decade Celebrating the Impact of Area Teachers

For two decades, the Robert B. and Gladys Hopkins Strickler Honored Teachers Essay Contest has steadily been doing just what its name suggests: honoring and celebrating the life-changing impact of local primary and secondary teachers. And who better to tell the stories of these inspiring men and women than the very people whose lives they’ve

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MRL Receives Grant from Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation

The Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation, a Richmond-based advocacy and education organization, has announced that Massanutten Regional Library is one of four library systems statewide to receive a 2016 VBCF Library Grant. According to reference librarian Paul Frankel, the $700 grant ($100 per branch) has been used to expand and update MRL’s collection of books relating

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