Judy Petrosillo

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.

The following stanza is from the poem "I'm Nobody, Who Are You?" written by Emily Dickinson:

How dreary to be somebody!

How public like a frog

To tell one's name

"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine," says writer Anthony J. D'Angelo. 

April Fools Day is over but the laughter continues.

"It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade." wrote Charles Dickens in his novel, “Great Expectations.” 


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