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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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Popular site offers window to the world

Guess what’s usually one of the most popular sites in any community. If you said the local public library, you’re correct. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at how the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library adds to the community. (January 13, 2014, Page 4)

Long-time Librarian retires

Today is Dotsy Fitts last day as the head librarian at the Lafayette-Oxford Public Library. (October 31, 2012, Page 1)

What’s on your summer reading list?

Summer is officially here and that means it’s time to get going with those summer reading lists. What’s on your list? Mysteries? Biographies? Sports? Romance novels. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at some options, including trying a bit of our best-known local author – William Faulkner. (June 25, 2012, Page 4)

Library services may be cut

A proposed 15 percent funding cut to the Mississippi Library Commission by Gov. Phil Bryant has several librarians worried about the longevity of the Magnolia database project (March 14, 2012, Page 1)

Download Faulkner for free

The Digital Bookmobile, sponsored by OverDrive, was at the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library Wednesday to showcase the library’s download e-Book service. (October 20, 2011, Page 1)

Library’s popularity increases, funding remains level

The Lafayette County and Oxford Public Library requested even funding from the Oxford Board of Aldermen on Tuesday. Although asking for the same amount of $275,000 from last year, the library continues to see an increase in use. (July 20, 2011, Page 1A)

DVDs popular at library

While there are no longer any for profit DVD rental stores in Oxford that is not stopping movie fans from watching what they want thanks to the Lafayette County and Oxford Public Library. (July 11, 2011, Page 1)

The library can be a magical place

Joanne Wilkinson describes a place that is one her favorite places, the Oxford public library. Read why Wilkinson feels that Oxford’s library is both welcoming and innovative. (July 16, 2010, Page 1B)

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