Judy Petrosillo

The Greek root word for books is biblios and phile is the root word for love or friendship. Hence, a lover of books is known as a bibliophile.

South African leader Desmond Tutu stated, "Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness."  

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“Snowflakes, like people, are all different and beautiful, but they can be a nuisance when they lose their identity in a mob”. The unknown author of this quote aptly states why we like snowflakes b

Happy New Year. Author Neil Gaiman offers these words: "I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes.

Saint Francis of Assisi said, "It is in giving that we receive."  If you would like to receive a tax deduction for 2014, consider giving to the Friends of the Berne Library before the end of the ye

Whether you celebrate the Winter Solstice, Hanukkah, Christmas, or Kwanzaa, the Berne Public Library invites you to start a lifelong holiday tradition in your home.

Why does the Post Office have characters from the film, Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, featured on stamps this season? The film premiered on Dec.

English writer Gilbert Chesterton said, "When it comes to life, the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude."  With Thanksgiving Day rapidly approaching, i

According to the Farmer's Almanac, the tender pumpkin plant requires 75 to 100 frost-free days of growth. Since the seeds should not be planted until all danger of frost has passed, pumpkins may st

According to the National Chicken Council, September is National Chicken Month.  Every year, chicken producers and grocery retailers come together to offer promotions and showcase delicious recipes


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