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IT Certificate Programs Available

By The Publisher | December 23, 2019 |

IT-Essentials – A+ Course @ the Library Nevada Technology Academy and Multnomah University are partnering with the Churchill County Library to offer IT Certificate Programs to the Fallon community. First up will be CIT112-IT Essentials-A+. This is a 4 credit course. Class starts February 3, 2020 and are every Monday from 6 to 9:50 p.m.…

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Book Review — The Accomplice: A Novel by Joseph Karon

By Editor | November 28, 2019 |

Max Weill has spent the 17 years since the fall of the Third Reich tracking down the whereabouts of Nazis who committed atrocities which resulted in his family’s deaths in the camps. Max is on his death bed as he recruits his nephew Aaron’s help in tracking down Otto Schramm, a doctor who had recruited…

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Book Review – Permanent Record by Edward Snowden

By The Publisher | November 4, 2019 |

Permanent Record by Edward Snowden In 2013, American whistleblower Snowden released to journalists classified documents detailing the U.S. mass-surveillance program capable of collecting every email, phone call, and internet search from every person on earth, including U.S. citizens, without their knowledge. At the time he was 29 years old, living in Hawaii and had worked…

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Book Review – The World That We Knew

By The Publisher | October 3, 2019 |

The World That We Knew: A Novel by Alice Hoffman It is Berlin 1941 and Hanni knows she must save her daughter from the Nazis. She goes to a rabbi but it is his daughter who creates a rare and unusual golem to protect the daughter and get her across the Swiss border to safety.…

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Book Review – A Single Thread

By The Publisher | September 24, 2019 |

A Single Thread: A Novel by Tracy Chevalier Violet Speedwell is trying to find her place in post World War I England. Her fiancé was killed in battle and she is destined to a life of spinsterhood (what a dreadful word!) since so many men were killed in the war. Instead of living with her…

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Book Review — City of Girls

By The Publisher | September 4, 2019 |

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert Gilbert’s novel begins in the theater world of New York City in 1940. It is told from the perspective of Vivian as an old woman looking back on her life. Vivian’s adventures takes us through World War, opening a wedding dress shop with her friend, her sexual escapades, a…

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Library FUNdraiser this Friday night

By Editor | August 7, 2019 |

by Leanna Lehman —  An Evening of Books, Bites, and Beverage The Churchill County Library presents “Books, Bites, and Beverages” this Friday at 6:30 pm. The annual fundraiser, formerly the Library Wine Tasting event, invites the community to enjoy a fun-filled literary evening while supporting the local library. Library executive director, Carol Lloyd, and her…

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Film Review — The Public

By Editor | July 6, 2019 |

The Public — A Film directed by Emilio Estevez On a bitter cold night a Cincinnati librarian is caught between a group of homeless people seeking shelter and a faceoff with local law enforcement and the media. This film is a spot on depiction of what it’s like to work in a public library. And…

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Book Review — This America: The Case for the Nation by Jill Lepore

By Editor | June 6, 2019 |

This America: The Case for the Nation by Jill Lepore Lepore, a Harvard history professor and author, uses this short book to detail this country’s painful and often contradictory past. She offers a short history of nationalism and how that differs from patriotism. She talks about why it is critical for historians to write about…

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Book Review — Biloxi: A Novel by Mary Miller

By Editor | June 2, 2019 |

His wife left him, he has little connection to his daughter, he quit his job in anticipation of a sizeable inheritance from his recently deceased father and, at 63, Louis spends his time watching reality TV, drinking beer (lots of beer), accepting take-out leftovers from his brother-in-law, feeling forlorn and pretty much expecting this is…

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