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Jen Pace Dickenson, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

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Shelf Life by Jen Pace Dickenson To support community health, Polk County Public Libraries buildings are closed to the public until further notice. But that ... Read more

by Jen Pace Dickenson, Wednesday, April 15, 2020 1:51 pm

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Books that make you go “meh” 

I love to talk about books I enjoy, but I also like to discuss those I don’t! This past weekend, I caused quite a ruckus ... Read more

by Jen Pace Dickenson, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 9:56 pm

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An appetite for books 

One of my favorite adult programs at the library is Cookbook Club, which meets on the third Thursday of the month at noon. The idea ... Read more

by Jen Pace Dickenson, Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:51 pm

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Join the club 

One of my 2019 resolutions is to read more outside of my comfort zone. (Which, as most of you know, means fewer psychological thrillers!) A ... Read more

by Jen Pace Dickenson, Monday, February 4, 2019 11:28 pm

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Shelf Life: New Year, new organized you

Have you watched “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” on Netflix yet? In the show, the decluttering diva shares her “KonMari Method,” where you hold each ... Read more

by Jen Pace Dickenson, Wednesday, January 16, 2019 8:00 am

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Shelf Life: My favorite reads of 2018

In my last column, I gave you a list of all the great books I missed out on in 2018. Now, it’s time for what ... Read more

by Jen Pace Dickenson, Thursday, January 3, 2019 8:00 am

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Shelf Life: The best books I didn’t read in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, now is the time when all the “best books of the year” lists come out and I start lamenting ... Read more

by Jen Pace Dickenson, Wednesday, December 19, 2018 8:00 am

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Shelf Life: ‘Tis the season for giving, reading at the library

For a few years now at Polk County Public Libraries, we’ve celebrated December as the “season of giving.” We host events focused on giving back ... Read more

by Jen Pace Dickenson, Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:00 am

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Shelf Life: A bounty of books for your post-turkey hangover

I wish you all a happy Thanksgiving on Thursday! Perhaps you can find time to read a book over the long weekend between eating, shopping, ... Read more

by Jen Pace Dickenson, Wednesday, November 21, 2018 8:00 am

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Shelf Life: Mouthwatering books to devour to this month

As soon as November rolls around, I start thinking about the holidays, which of course means FOOD! The theme for Elementary Explorers at the library ... Read more

by Jen Pace Dickenson, Wednesday, November 7, 2018 8:00 am

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