New cards!

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New library card design celebrating the library's 100 year anniversary are here!

You can replace your old card for $3.00! Ask for more details at the circulation desk, today!

Take & Make Truffula Tree!

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Come get a Take and Make Truffula Tree this week! Supplies are limited, so don't miss out!

Our 1920s Playlists from Spotify!

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FOL Annual Meeting!

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The Friends of the Duncan Public Library will have their annual meeting on March 2nd @ 5:30 PM. The meeting will take place in the main library, and the public is free to attend. Social distancing is recommended as well as the wearing of masks. Local musician Robert Aguirre will be here with his guitar to perform once the meeting is adjourned. If you are a Friend, are curious about joining, or just want to listen to Robert play, come to the annual meeting or watch it on Facebook Live from home!

Genealogy Library: Brown Bag Lunch

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Kristi will be talking about our shared roots with our Texas rivals... I mean neighbors!

Zoom option available!

 

2021 Reading Challenge

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2021's Challenge is Reading Through the Decades! Read a book published in each decade beginning with the 1900s and ending in the 2010s. You can start at the beginning, or you can go in reverse. You can even scramble it up, but we're going to go in chronological order with our suggestions; March's titles all come from the 1920s. Visit LitHub's Century of Reading series to see some more of this decade's best reads!

March: 1920s

(clicking on the titles below will take you to their listings in our catalog)

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie (1920)

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton (1920)

Cane by Jean Toomer (1923)

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)

On Display: 1921 Rewind; A Call for Books!

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Click on Books to see them at Project Gutenberg These titles are available on ProjectGutenberg.com   Click on Books to see them in our catalog These titles are available at the library

The Birds' Christmas Carols

by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin

 

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Mark Twain

The Crisis

by Winston Churchill

 

Aesop's Fables

Daddy-Long-Legs

by Jean Webster

 

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

by Wallace Lew

En español 

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Los Cuatro Jinetes Del Apocalipsis)

by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez

 

The Deerslayer

by James Fenimore Cooper

Lady of the Decoration 

by Frances Little

 

Little Men

by Louisa May Alcott

Tales from Shakespeare

by Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb

 

Little Women

by Louisa May Alcott

The Lame Little Prince

by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

 

Pilgrim's Progress

by John Bunyan

The Little Minister

by J. M. Barrie

 

The Prince and the Pauper

by Mark Twain

The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come

by Jr. John Fox

 

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

by Kate Douglas Wiggin

Lovey Mary

by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice

 

Robinson Crusoe

by Daniel Defoe

Man Without a Country

by Edward Everett Hale

 

The Scarlet Letter

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Mother

by Maksim Gorky

 

The Spy

by James Fenimore Cooper

Mother Carey's Chickens

by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin

 

The Swiss Family Robinson

by Johann David Wyss

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch

by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice

 

Tales from the Arabian Nights

translated by Andrew Lang

Potash and Perlmutter: Their Copartnership Ventures and Adventures

by Montague Glass

 

Treasure Island

by R. L. Stevenson

Ramona

by Helen Hunt Jackson

 

Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of LIfe at Sea

by Richard Henry Dana Jr.

Red Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang

 

The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains

by Owen Wister

Rollo at Work

by Jacob Abbott

 

 

 

Rollo at Play
by Jacob Abbott

     

Standish of Standish: A Story of the Pilgrims

by Jane G. Austin

 

 

 

Tanglewood Tales

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

 

 

To Have and To Hold

by Mary Johnston

 

 

 

Trail of the Lonesome Pine

by Jr. John Fox

 

 

 

Two Little Confederates

by Thomas Nelson Page

 

 

 

Uncle Remus, His Songs, and His Sayings

by Joel Chandler Harris

 

 

 

The Water Babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby

by Charles Kingsley

 

 

 

Widow O'Callaghan's Boys

by Gulielma Zollinger

     

 

Free Tax Filing!

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COVID NOTICE!

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FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR PATRONS AND OUR STAFF, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE LIBRARY TO PRINT OR FAX YOUR QUARANTINE ORDERS. DON'T WORRY, WE CAN STILL HELP YOU! JUST CALL US (580-255-0636) AND WE WILL MEET YOU CURBSIDE TO HELP YOU GET YOUR PAPERS SENT WHERE THEY NEED TO BE SENT!

 

 

 

Need a notary?

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Did you know the library has three notaries on staff?
Chances are, at least one will be available when you need to have something notarized!
Be sure to wait to sign your documents when the notary is present, and bring your ID!
This is a free service!

Interlibrary Loan!

Tech Help!

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Did you get a new cellphone or E-reader? Did you go from a laptop to an iPad? Do you just want to know more about a device you have had for a while? Would you like to sit with someone who can walk you through how to use your technology? You can now use the form on our website to request a one-on-one tech help session with Rich! (click on the logo above!)

Storytime!

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Storytime takes place at 10:30 every Thursday we are open!

Masks to be worn by anyone age 3 and up.

While we wait for Miss Darbie's return, Miss Jessica will be filling in!

Come check it out! 

Friends of the Duncan Public Library

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Joining the Friends of the Duncan Public Library costs $10 a year! Membership now begins the moment you sign up rather than from March to March as it had been previously. You get longer checkouts, extra movies per checkout, and the pride in knowing that you are helping to fund the library's programming and special events and installations like the Book Sale and the Storywalk®. You are not required to participate in any activities or meetings, but serving on the board and participating won't be discouraged! Ask how you can join, today!

 

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Little Free Libraries!

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LIttle Free Libraries are all over Duncan! Take a book and leave a book. When you finish a book, leave it in one of these little libraries for someone else to enjoy! If you know of one we don't have listed, let us know!

Please remember that the books in these little libraries are protected only when they are inside and the doors are shut. Sadly, we've discovered a few ruined books that were left out in the wind and the rain.

Ancestry Library Edition From Home!

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You can now access the Library Edition of Ancestry.com from your home computers! You must use the link available to you once you log into your library account; links elsewhere on the site will not allow access. As always, if you need help, please don't hesitate to call us at 580-255-0636!

Resolution 1706

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Resolution 1706

The mask resolution has been extended by City Council untl the end of April 2021. This link directs to the article detailing the extension. Masks should be worn to enter the Duncan Public Library.

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