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Columbus, Texas

Last Updatedd July 11, 2014
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Ronald McDonald

Nitsana and her magic puppets

Amanda Danning: La Folly, La Cobbler and La Rogue
and Heads and Tales of Texas Revolution

Texas Archeological Society

Tracking the Texas Rangers: the twentieth century

Ranger Cindy

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Ronald McDonald

 

The Nesbitt Memorial Library welcomed Ronald McDonald as a speical guest for this year's Summer Reading Program. He preformed magic tricks with squeaky hamburgers and magical bag!
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Nitsana and her magic puppets


  The Nesbitt Memorial Library welcomed Nitsana the puppeteer back for a special Storytime on July 8, 2014.
  She amazed children of all ages with her bright and colorful magic puppets!

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Amanda Danning: La Folly, La Cobbler and La Rogue and Heads and Tales of the Texas Revolution
    
 Mr. and Mrs. James E. Brasher donated two programs to the Nesbitt Memorial Library. La Folly, La Cobbler and La Rogue to an audience of all ages. Heads and Tales of the Texas Revolution taught teens how to determine the cause of death through injuries by working together in groups.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 

Ranger Cindy

    Ranger Cindy visited the library during the first week of the Summer Reading Program. Ninety kids were amazed
 to see a live corn snake, baby alligator, lizard and a turtle. Children also enjoyed digging up objects in a sand pit.
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Tracking the Texas Rangers: the twentieth century

   

Bruce Glasrud, Harold Weiss, Donaly Brice and Paul Spellman came to the Nesbitt Memorial Library to talk about the Texas Rangers in Texas history. Each spoke brief on their work and collectively and knowledgably answered questions.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Texas Archeological Society (TAS) 

  Sue Gross from the Texas Archeological Society (TAS) spoke about about the Archeological Field School to be held  at a local  dig site on June 14 through the 21. This site is along the Colorado River and contains artifacts that date to 6,000 B.C. This site is located south of Columbus at the Tait Ranch.