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Yosemite Park Turns 150

Yosemite National Park, in California's Sierra Nevada, is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the law that preserved it — and planted the seeds for the National Park system. At the same time, the park faces the challenge of protecting the natural wonders from their own popularity. To listen to this NPR story follow: Yosemite

Wrong!  Deconstructing 5 Famous History Stories

 Here are five stories we tell ourselves — five famous history stories that you have heard all your life — aren't true. Not only are they not true, but historians have known they aren't true, said they aren't true, insisted they aren't true, and the stories don't change. We like them the way they are.  CGP Grey is an essayist with his own YouTube channel and a curious talent for truth telling, check out his short video, presented by NPR’s Radiolab hosts, that deconstructs 5 famous untruths: History 

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$5000 Grant Award!!!

The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation has awarded our library $5,000 to be used to assist with the library re-roofing project. The library will be upgrading the roof from asphalt shingles to a metal roof. “Our trustees were pleased to join the people of Glennie in supporting the Curtis Township Library,” said Macauley (Mike) Whiting, Jr., president and treasurer for the foundation. “Our Foundation’s founder, Grace A. Dow, was a strong supporter of libraries, as demonstrated by her fifty years of volunteer board service to our local library in Midland. We know the important role libraries play in providing opportunities for residents to meet, learn, and prepare for the opportunities of tomorrow.”


If Curtis Township community members wish to make a contribution to this project (we have raised $4,633 in local donations so far) it can be sent to: Roofing Fund, Curtis Township Library, 4884 Bamfield Road, Glennie, MI 48737




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