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#tbt - Enjoy Christmases Past with MidPointe's vintage Christmas card collection

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful” — Norman Vincent Peale.*

The beauty of the Christmas season has been captured on Christmas cards here and abroad for generations. Often regarded as works of art in miniature, many cards have been preserved so that future generations can cherish their images and messages of peace and goodwill.

MidPointe Library is proud to possess a collection of Christmas cards within its “Digital Archives.” The images, in color and black-and-white, date as far back as 1880.

Enjoy a look back at Christmas Past by browsing through these exquisite Christmas card images:

http://www.midpointedigitalarchives.org/digital/search/searchterm/christmas%20cards/page/2

MidPointe Library offers literally thousands of Christmas-themed items available for checkout to cardholders on shelf and online:

http://encore.middletownlibrary.org/iii/encore/search/C__Schristmas__Orightresult__U?lang=eng&suite=gold

Items are also available to cardholders via our “eLibrary” (ebooks, emagazines, research databases, music, movies and TV shows, as well as our Digital Archives)

All are accessible via our website: https://www.midpointelibrary.org/

*Quote by Norman Vincent Peale from “The Inspirational Christmas Almanac’” published by Honor Books in 2006. Available for checkout at MidPointe Library.