Marcia Strykowski

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Don’t you just love looking at Valentine’s Day cards from the olden days? Here are a few fancy ones from 1876. These two lacy valentines were also popular styles from the late 1800s. As shown in the photograph, I used to love choosing just the right valentine for each of my classmates. We’d decorate shoe …

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Valentine’s Day Fun

Valentine’s Day will be here before we know it, so I thought I’d share some quick and easy crafts. To make a lollipop flower, cut out four hearts about 3″ tall from construction paper. Punch a hole in the point of each heart. Layer all the hearts on top of each other so that the …

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Book Display

For Valentine’s Day, I set up a ‘Blind Date with a Book’ display at the library. Patrons can check out the wrapped books. Along with the barcode, a little hint is on the front, so they’ll know what they’re getting into, whether it be mystery, romance, nonfiction, etc. When they get home and open their packages, …

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