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The Bookworm Sez: You should listen to your mother

...mother's told you what to do. As it turns out, she IS the boss of you and sometimes her advice is right. Other times, says Mary Jo Pehl, her words scare you enough that "she should have a flashlight under her face."And yet - you've probably noticed...
Arts & Entertainment
Kenai library plans to join state-wide catalog

...that's all you're interested in finding - something that's here, on site - or you can search the entire consortium," Mary Jo Joiner, Kenai Library director, said. "If you see a book that's in (for example) Palmer, Valdez, or the University...
Community News and Notes

...Roni Aldridge of Soldotna, and Brad and Cheryl Traxler of Huron, South Dakota. Her great-grandparents are Marvin and Mary Jo Berger of Toledo, Iowa, Ron and Mary Vore of Belleplaine, Iowa, Joe and Julie Aldridge of Tama, Iowa, Martha Shewell...
Bos, Marquez announce engagement

...married at 4 p.m. on July 11, 2015 at Land's End Resort in Homer. The bride-to-be is the daughter of William and Mary Jo Bos of Soldotna. She graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor's degree in Family and Consumer Science...
Weddings & Engagements
Kenai considers ending library commission

...currently occupies, the seven members of the city's library commission felt a loss of purpose, said library director Mary Jo Joiner. "Most of the sitting commissioners felt like once we had built the building, that's what they had been working...
Looking forward to 2015

...the first time, so I'm looking forward to that. I'm going to have two new grandchildren. I'm very excited." - Mary Jo Joiner, Funny River Road "Well, let's put it this way - my life is so good right now. To continue it, is great...
Mary Foglia McConnell

...won too many awards to list. She leaves behind her sister Agnes Murphy; son, Joe Jr.; her granddaughters, Tina and Mary Jo. Memorial donations may be made to The Our Lady of The Angels Catholic Church in Kenai, 225 S Spruce Street, Kenai...
Kenai library nominated for national award

...extraordinary and innovative approaches to public service, exceeding levels of community outreach. Kenai Library Director Mary Jo Joiner said being nominated for such a prestigious award is an honor. "I am thrilled Sen. Murkowski included us among...
A library is so much more than books

...message. "If I buy a title, I'm buying the book, the audiobook, the DVD or the e-book and the e-audio," said Mary Jo Joiner, Library Director at Kenai's library. "We're talking about buying the same title four, maybe five different...
Opinion is some of this stuff doesn't actually cost that much except that shipping costs a fortune to get here," said Mary Jo Joiner, director of the Kenai Community Library. The Rasmuson Foundation is a foundation that supports individuals and...


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