Judy Petrosillo

In the United States, the fourth Thursday of November is the designated day for giving thanks.  However, daily appreciation of people and things in your life would be more appropriate.

“To make democracy work, we must be a nation of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain,” said author Louis L'Amour. 

"To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone,” said musician Reba McEntire. In case you haven't guessed, bones is the library theme for this week.  

What is cooler than being cool? Having a Berne Public Library card.

Labor Day is a yearly tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength and well being of our country. Of course, this includes the Berne Public Library staff and schoolteachers.  The

This is a week of thrilling events at the Berne Public Library.

Many consider outstanding sports players as heroes, but tennis player Arthur Ashe felt otherwise. He said, "True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all othe

Reading books and playing strategy games involve problem solving. Through these enjoyable activities, people gain skills that contribute to success. It makes sense that both books and games are ava

One of the joys of June is the availability of fresh fruits. Since June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, celebrate by feasting on some locally grown strawberries.  

Since the library lends both books and movies on DVDs, an oft-heard conversation is whether the book or the movie is better.


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