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Neill Public Library creates reopening plan, adds days to curbside pickup service

The library’s reopening will be safe and slow, said Joanna Bailey, Neill Public Library director, during a NPL board meeting Wednesday. 

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2020

The Neill Public Library created a reopening plan that will be implemented when the rate of local COVID-19 cases decreases. The plan follows reopening guidelines that have been set by Gov. Jay Inslee's office, said NPL Director Joanna Bailey during an NPL board meeting on Wednesday. “The firs...

OPINION: Rediscover reading

From children to adults, reading has something to offer everybody.

ADAM HUREAU, Evergreen columnist

July 8, 2020

We are reading less and less. About 27 percent of U.S adults haven’t read a book in the past year, according to the Pew Research Center. Another study from the Washington Post found a 30 percent decline in the number of Americans who read on any given day. This is staggering. What used to be a prominent form of entertainment has gradually been replaced by TV, video games and s...

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