Both locations of the Henry County Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov 23rd for Thanksgiving.
It all began with a simple Christmas shopping excursion to Battlefield Mall in Springfield, MO.
Joan Fernandez and her daughter were busy with their seasonal shopping at the mall when Joan spotted a kiosk across the way selling dolls. Upon closer inspection, she spied nun dolls in the selection. She ended up purchasing two dolls and from that point she was hooked and began searching in earnest for dolls to add to her collection. She has even enlisted the help of friends and family to keep a lookout for additional nun dolls.
Joan had attended Catholic school from kindergarten through 12th grade and has always had a fascination with nuns in their original habits. Items in her collection have come from many different sources such as eBay,... more