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The Duncombe Public Library, built in 1978, occupies approximately 1500 square feet in a metal building shared by the volunteer fire department which is located on the corner of Main and Prince Streets, just one block south of the post office and city hall.  In 1999/2000 the library received a substantial bequest to cover the costs of remodeling the interior of the library.

The Duncombe Public Library is a State accredited library, is a member of the Webster County Library Association, and is an Iowa Locator Workstation.  The library also participates in the Open Access Program and Interlibrary Loan Program.

The Library is able to offer its patrons normal library services, including circulation of books, videos, audio books, VHS and DVDís, and has public access to computers, fax and photocopier.  The library also has a disc repair system and can clean/repair DVDs, CDs, Game Discs and Blue Ray discs.    Programming includes a summer reading program for children ages 3 to 6, 7 to 10, and from 10 to 14; and a weekly story hour for children ages 3 to 6.  For schedule please check our online calendar.
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Body of Missing Massachusetts Boy, 5, Found by Highway
The body of a small boy has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.The body found Friday off an Interstate that runs north in Massachusetts has been positively identified as Jeremiah Oliver, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. said.
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Boston Marathon Weekend Kicks Off
Two runners talk to NBC about why they decided to run the Boston 5K, the first public event of the Boston Marathon Weekend.
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Florida Woman Killed in Her Sleep After Fleeing Driver Slams into Home
A 62-year-old woman was killed in her sleep early Saturday when a stolen car crashed through a wall of her central Florida home, police said.
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Slow-Moving Landslide Speeds Up, Splits Wyoming Home in Two
A slow-motion disaster continued unfolding in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson on Saturday, as a creeping landslide that split a hillside home threatened to swallow up more houses and businesses.
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Boston's First Responders Ready for Anything After 2013 Marathon
By NECN.comEven after last year's marathon, Boston EMS is preparing for this year the way they do for most, with an eye on the weather.The bombings, of course, they couldn't predict. But at a major sporting event, with a majority of amateurs on the course, they will be ready for anything.
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Clinton Papers Reveal Political Irony
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Teen Suspended for Asking Miss America to Prom
A high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at his Pennsylvania school.
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Armed Robbers in N.J. Scrap Yard: 'Shut Up Or I'm Going to Shoot You'
Armed Robbers in Elizabeth, N.J., tied up the owners of a scrap metal yard Friday and shot at police in an attempt to steal nearly $250K in car parts.
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Conn. Grandmother Left Vengeful Note Before Murdering Grandsons: Report
Debra Denison, who shot and killed her two grandsons before committing suicide, reportedly left a note to their parents before last year's grisly act.
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Deadly Diseases Rising for Cats and Dogs
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Busted! 81 Percent of Parents Steal Easter Candy From Kids
Chocolate bunnies will be in kids' baskets on Easter. His ears will be the first to go, and theres a good chance it will be a parent eating them.
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Columbine Survivor Heads Back to the School 15 Years Later
Columbine High School Littleton, Colorado April 20, 199913 killed (15 including the shooters), 21 injuredSams entire ten day journey has led up to his final stop, Columbine High School.
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