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Magician/comedian to highlight start of Summer Reading Clubs in Allegany County Libraries PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Allegany County Library System   
Thursday, 17 June 2010 08:33

PJWeberMagicComedy_aiThe Allegany County Library System will have four Summer Reading Clubs for 2010, with all ages invited to participate.  Activities begin the week of June 21.

All the clubs will last for 6 weeks and are designed for you to participate whether you happen to be away on vacation or are able to attend the planned adventures.  You can pick up your reading log and more details for each club at your local library.

The magic and comedy of P.J. Weber is coming to Allegany County to help promote the Summer Reading Clubs this year.  He will give three performances on Thursday, June 24.  Shows begin at 11 AM at the Washington Street Library, at 1 PM at the LaVale Library, and at 3 PM at the George’s Creek Regional Library in Lonaconing.  Everyone’s invited to see Weber ...

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Book signing set for Native Queen: Celebration of Hunting and Fishing Life PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Main Street Books - Frostburg, MD   
Wednesday, 16 June 2010 14:49

logo_new2.240x240Cumberland Times-News Outdoor editor Mike Sawyers will have a special Father's Day signing of his book Native Queen: a Celebration of the Hunting and Fishing Life at Main Street Books, 2 East Main Street, Frostburg, on Saturday, June 19 from 11 AM to 1 PM.

A review of Native Queen in West Virginia University Alumni Magazine said of the author, "his is a voice that beckons us into the forests, fields and streams to better know and understand ourselves."  Cumberland reader John Quinn says Native Queen " is one of those books that just takes you back to the woods and rivers to relive the memories and makes you look forwards to making more."

For additional information call (301) 689-5605 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript ...

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The Most Dangerous Man in America coming to Frostburg Palace Theatre PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Frostburg Palace Theatre   
Tuesday, 15 June 2010 10:08

tiffellsberg718_aiThe Frostburg Palace Theatre located on Main Street in Frostburg will screen the documentary "The Most Dangerous Man In America: Daniel Ellsberg and The Pentagon Papers" on June 18th and 19th.

In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War strategist, concluded that the Vietnam war was based on decades of lies and decided to leak 7,000 pages of top secret documents to The New York Times, making headlines around the world.  The documentary is a riveting story of how one man’s profound change of heart created a landmark struggle involving America’s newspapers, its president and Supreme Court.  A political thriller whose events lead directly to Watergate, Nixon’s resignation, and the end of the Vietnam War.

Show time is 8 PM.  The doors ...

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Ladder of Years to provide lessons for Frostburg Community Library Adult Book Club PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Allegany County Library System   
Tuesday, 15 June 2010 08:28

logo_new2.240x240The Frostburg Community Library’s Adult Book Club will meet Thursday, June 17 at 2 PM to discuss Ladder of Years by Anne Tyler.  Contact Judy at the Frostburg Library for more information at (301) 687-0790.  Everyone is welcome to attend!

Tyler, known for her in-depth characterizations, does not disappoint in Ladder of Years.  Most middle-aged readers will find an emotional connection with the story’s main character Delia Grinstead, will see how she learns to require respect while finding the independence she yearns for in her life.

The Allegany County Library System operates six branches—Washington Street in Cumberland, Frostburg, South Cumberland, LaVale, George’s Creek, and Westernport.  It also has a bookmobile that serves schools, daycares, ...

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The Tortilla Curtain is book group focus for June PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Main Street Books - Frostburg, MD   
Tuesday, 15 June 2010 06:10
imagesMSBjune2010The book group of Main Street Books in Frostburg will meet on Tuesday, June 15 at 7:30 PM in the bookstore.  The Tortilla Curtain, a novel by T. C. Boyle, will be discussed.  New members welcome.  For more information call 301-689-5605 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
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