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 By Nancy Royan    News    September 21, 2023 

Back-to-Back American Solar Eclipses!

In less than a year’s time, there will be 2 amazing eclipse-viewing opportunities! An annular eclipse on Saturday, October 14th, 2023 and a total eclipse on April 8th, 2024. This will be the last time any solar eclipse will be visible within the...

 By Nancy Royan    News    August 17, 2023

Rediscovering Your Local Library

Through the course of Life many of us have discovered a great many things: the post office key doesn’t work in the car and vice versa; things do not cook very well if the oven’s not on; coffee tastes better when you add the coffee; and clothes...

 By Nancy Royan    News    August 3, 2023

Yummy Status Symbols

Symbols have always been used to signal one's status. Status symbols come in all shapes and sizes. Some rate diamonds or diamond tiaras as status symbols. Others desire the luxury cars, multiple homes, art objects, family signet rings, heirloom watch...

 By Nancy Royan    News    July 27, 2023

A Peek at Cascade's History

Cascade has evolved over time. Buildings have come and gone. Buildings have changed ownership or morphed from one business to another. As most know the Homestead/Canyon Life Church used to be the Sportsman Bar. But did you know at one time a Mexican...

 By Nancy Royan    News    July 13, 2023

Who Are You?

Who are you? Or better yet – what label do you place on that person next to you? Labels. Social trends of today seem obsessed with labels. Many of us growing up didn’t really address labels. It was ‘the kids down the block’; the ‘cascade ki...

 By Nancy Royan    News    July 6, 2023

A Little Naked Patriotism

In this day of unrest and controversy, maybe we need to all take a step back and help us rethink our times and realize what our country has stood for over the years and who we are in the ups and downs of history. ‘A Little Naked Patriotism’ by...

 By Nancy Royan    News    July 6, 2023

New Changes at Library

Please be aware that As of July1, 2023 new policies will be in effect regarding new patrons obtaining a library card and overdue items. The Library will be tightening up the application of their current policies regarding fines of overdue materials...

 By Nancy Royan    News    June 29, 2023

A Little Bit of June and History Tidbits

If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? June bugs Knock, knock, Who’s there? Noah, Noah, who? Noah good joke about June? For our fun stuff – The Superman Comic was published June 1, 1938. PT Barnum’s circus begins its...

 By Nancy Royan    News    June 22, 2023

The Talented Marksman

Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Moses) on August 13, 1860 was an American sharpshooter who starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. Annie came from humble beginnings. At the age of 8 or 9, Annie went to live with Superintendent Edington’s family at...

 By Nancy Royan    News    June 22, 2023

Oceans of Possibilities

All Together Now Seas your Summer Reading opportunity. Wedsworth Library likes to do things a bit differently here. Instead of several programs to take up a bit of your time, we are offering a chance to fill up your whole summer and catch the...

 By Nancy Royan    News    June 15, 2023

The Few Make It Difficult

Over the past year patrons have taken severe advantage of your library’s policies. New patrons have signed up for a Wedsworth Library card and destroyed the faith Library staff has developed in their patrons over the years concerning overdue and...

 By Nancy Royan    News    June 15, 2023

Wild Wild West

The Wild West is comin to Town!! Annie Oakley will be aridin into town to livin things up and share a fascinating part of American history. We’ll be a whoopin and a hollerin here at the Library. Not only will you witness the most famous woman...

 By Nancy Royan    News    June 1, 2023

Things You Might Not Have Known About History

Over 2,400 years ago a Greek writer named Herodotus collected and reported eye-witness accounts of battles and other past events. He then analyzed their causes and effects. This essentially marked him as the world’s first true historian. Herodotus...

 By Nancy Royan    News    May 25, 2023

This and That in May

We have received a number of new audio books, so if you are traveling this summer, stop on by to hear the best book in the library. Remember you also have access to Montanalibrary2Go e-books. All you need is your library card number. If you find...

 By Nancy Royan    News    May 4, 2023

The Lifeblood of a Community

Did you hear about the knife thrower who started using volunteers as a part of his show? Yea, they're a part of his target audience. Volunteers are the lifeblood of a community. It can be said that volunteers keep the lights on in a community. They...

 By Nancy Royan    News    April 27, 2023

Talling It Like it Was

Yep it’s often been a bit breezy, but according to John Melrude of Alma, Montana you ain’t seen nothing yet. John’s ‘Tale of A Windy Day.’ “Sure it’s windy today. Not too bad at that. Say, back in twenty-four there really as wind. Not...

 By Nancy Royan    News    April 20, 2023

Spring Has Arrived

For many Spring means gentle rains, the flush of tulips and daffodils, sharp April breezes, small green buds peeping out from the ends of lilacs and trees and more warm sunshine; especially after the long gray and chill winter. Spring is a hopeful...

 By Nancy Royan    News    April 13, 2023

Green Thumbs Are A Comin'

Are you overwhelmed by the plants in your house? Are they taking over your house? Do you wonder how to trim those out-of-control plants? Are you too scared to pick up that scissor and start a whackin? Have you thought about starting some plants, but...

 By Nancy Royan    News    March 4, 2023

The Lifeblood of a Community

Did you hear about the knife thrower who started using volunteers as a part of his show? Yea, they're a part of his target audience. Volunteers are the lifeblood of a community. It can be said that volunteers keep the lights on in a community. They...


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