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What's Jane Ashton reading?

Jane Ashton, the 2009 Volunteer of the Year for the Palm Harbor Library, has been doing library outreach at Coral Oaks, an assisted living facility, since 1996. She also volunteers at Cypress Woods Elementary School conducting a program called Book Chats. Born in Ontario, Ashton, 59, is serving her second term on the Palm Harbor Library advisory board.

What is on your nightstand?

Fifteen Days: Stories of Bravery, Friendship, Life and Death from Inside the New Canadian Army by Christie Blatchford. I lived up in Canada for many years. She's a Canadian journalist.

Did you enjoy her book as much as her columns?

Yes. It was about her time spent in Afghanistan. She is definitely a gutsy woman.

Piper Castillo ([email protected]), Times staff writer

What's Jane Ashton reading? 05/29/09 [Last modified: Friday, May 29, 2009 11:41am]
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