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Primaries vs. Caucuses


How Presidential Nominees Are Chosen

... A week later, New Hampshire held the first primary election, at which former President Trump again came out ahead for the Republicans, and President Biden won in a landslide over other Democrat candidates, despite the fact that he needed to be written in... All these primaries and caucuses might have you wondering, what’s the difference? ... (Hein Online Blog)

Quote of Week


Hayao Miyazaki, director of Studio Ghibli Inc. | 平成24年度 文化功労者:文部科学省 | 大臣官房人事課 | Used under The Government of Japan Standard Terms of Use (Ver.2.0) / Cropped and resized from original.

Hayao Miyazaki (1941-)

  • "Reality is for people that lack imagination."
  • "Once you have met someone, you never really forget them."
  • "The future is clear. It's going to fall apart. What's the use in worrying? It's inevitable."
  • ...



Star Party ! April 15
8 - 10 p.m. | Library Lobby

star party poster

Join the Ruth Ann Musick Library and the NASA Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility for a community Star Party!View the night sky, report sky brightness conditions using Sky Quality Meters, identify constellations and see craters on the moon with NASA telescope-trained educators and Fairmont State Faculty.

Now Exhibiting: "City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign"

City of Hope

A caravan bus from Newark, New Jersey, 1968, Robert Houston, born 1935, Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, © Robert Houston. / Cropped and resized from original.

Step into a pivotal moment in history with the Smithsonian's traveling exhibition, now on display on the library's second floor. Experience the spirit of the 1968 Poor People's Campaign through a compelling collection of posters that capture the fight for social justice and equality. For more, visit our library or explore online

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