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LIBRARY TALK – FEBRUARY 9, 2024

From the desk of Alison Gibson, Director February is Black History Month, and Ripley is fortunate to have several nationally...

LIBRARY TALK – JANUARY 31, 2024

From the desk of Alison Gibson, Director We thought this 1910 summer-y postcard would be a little bit of wishful...

LIBRARY TALK – JANUARY 26, 2024

From the desk of Alison Gibson, Director Old pictures are fun, one usually gets to see the changes over the...

LIBRARY TALK – JANUARY 19, 2024

From the desk of Alison Gibson, Director Brrr!!! Seriously cold. We shiver as the barges go by, and hope the...

LIBRARY TALK – JANUARY 13, 2024

From the desk of Alison Gibson, Director This 1908 postmarked postcard shows both the wharf boat and the top line...

LIBRARY TALK – JANUARY 5, 2024

From the desk of Alison Gibson, Director Postcards for motels used to be pretty popular, and Aberdeen has a slew...

LIBRARY TALK – DECEMBER 29, 2023

From the desk of Alison Gibson, Director Happy New Year to all. While not a Ripley-themed postcard, we thought this...

WINTER TODDLER TWO’SDAYS

LIBRARY TALK – DECEMBER 8, 2023

From the desk of Alison Gibson, Director Couldn’t find a postcard that brought to image early December, so we offer...

MADCAP PUPPETS CHRISTMAS SHOW

LIBRARY TALK – DECEMBER 2, 2023

From the desk of Alison Gibson, Director We apologize for the lack of a column last week—it was written, but...

NEW BOOKS FOR DECEMBER 2023

JAZZ AT THE LIBRARY – DECEMBER 10, 2023

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE

LIBRARY TALK – NOVEMBER 19, 2023

From the desk of Alison Gibson, Director No photos today, just a bit about one of the many small industries...

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