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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Holiday Baking

'Tis the season for baking up special treats, and we are definitely looking forward to making cookies for Santa. The origin of leaving out milk and cookies for Santa Claus is still up for debate. NPR suggests we thank the Dutch for cookies and the Victorians for their hospitality. The History Channel traces the origin…
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A Hallmark Holiday

It's December, which means the Hallmark Channel has already started showing brand-new Christmas movies. Well, they actually started in October, but some of us here at the library are holiday purists. We like to wait until after Thanksgiving to start our Christmas movie marathons.  Between the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, there will…
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