History At A Glance: Mass Transportation Comes to Covington!

Nestled among the tall pines, dense forest, and numerous waterways was the area of Covington founded by John Wharton Collins on July 3, 1813.  He named the town Wharton.  However, a legislative decision led by David Bannister Morgan renamed the town Wharton to Covington in March of 1816 in honor of General Leonard Covington, a…
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Happy Hanukkah!

What do a dreidel, latkes, and a menorah have in common? This year, Hanukkah begins December 12 at sunset. It will continue for eight days, ending December 20 at nightfall.  Sometimes, non-Jewish people think that Hanukkah is basically "Jewish Christmas." It's not. If you're curious about Hanukkah, and would like to learn more about it, take a look…
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Cooking With Character

With the holidays upon us, people are starting to host more gatherings and potlucks. It can often be difficult to keep the recipe ideas flowing, but the good news is that many books contain untapped potential. Here at the library, we also have many cookbooks with recipes based on movies and books alike! The Nancy…
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Winter Holidays

Winter is coming....so you know what that means! Time to get out those Christmas trees, to bake the annual fruit cake, or even appeal to Krampus. Winter brings about many different kinds of celebrations. For instance, those in Sweden celebrate Luciadagen, which marks the official beginning of the Christmas Season. With this tradition, they celebrate…
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