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From pandemic placeholder to ‘radical’ theater, the Rocktown Readers say they’re here to stay

It started during the pandemic lockdown, as a way to keep doing theater remotely. MaKayla Baker Paxton organized Zoom nights in 2020, where she and her friends would gather on a video call to read plays.

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Massanutten Regional Library’s efforts to be dementia-friendly to be featured on public television

Since she arrived a little over a year ago, Allison Brueckner has been helping to make the Massanutten Regional Library a little more dementia-friendly. It’s involved launching memory-care programs, gatherings and even kits that can be checked out — and come fall, it’ll be featured in a segment on PBS.

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The Massanutten Regional Library often helps people find answers — now it’s asking patrons for information

Amid broad demographic changes and technological shifts, the Massanutten Regional Library system is finishing gathering public input to help guide its decisions for the next five years. 

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New director of Massanutten Regional Library likes what he sees

Since beginning his new job on Nov. 7, Zachary Elder has checked out an audio book to help pass the time on an eight-hour car ride, picked out a printed guidebook on the 50 best day hikes in the Shenandoah Valley and started taking a course to improve his Microsoft Excel skills – all from his new place of employment

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Massanutten Regional Library seeks new director again

Five months after a new director started at Massanutten Regional Library, the organization is again seeking to fill the top spot.

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Writers return for the Rocktown Author Festival’s sequel

After being on hold for two years, the second Massanutten Regional Library’s Rocktown Author Festival will happen April 9 at the central library downtown and will allow people to interact with area authors and discuss the publishing process. 

After a long prologue, library launches national search for new director

Massanutten Regional Library’s longtime director Lois Jones officially retired Aug. 31, and the job listing to hire her replacement went out the day before. That leaves the library to operate with a team approach at the top for the next few months. 

MRL isn’t satisfied with a return to normal. It’s making more changes.

When Massanutten Regional Library re-opened in March, Lois Jones, the library’s director, stood at the front doors, slightly concerned that the public might resist their masks requirement for those age 5 and older.

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