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Science Fiction Audiobooks at the Falmouth Public Library

Do You Enjoy Science Fiction?

The Library has a large collection of books on CD in many genres. This is the first in a series highlighting some of the titles in our collection.

Saucer: Savage Planet by Stephen Coonts- read by Dick Hill
Aliens are coming! The specter of First Contact, the…

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Friday Reads:  Enriques Journey by Sonia Nazario

Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario, is a compelling and true account of a teen from Honduras who, on his 19th attempt, successfully crossed the U.S. border on his journey to reunite with his mother after a long separation.  The library’s narrative nonfiction book club read this book in April and had a rich discussion about the power…

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Website Wednesday: Digital Archive of Falmouth Enterprise and Town Annual Reports

We are devoting today’s Website Wednesday to our very own digital archive of the Falmouth Enterprise and the Town of Falmouth Annual Reports for those of you who have just arrived for the summer, and to alert everyone else to some of the excellent improvements that have recently been made.

Just arrived for the summer? You will not…

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Reference Resources: LITERARY MARKET PLACE.  REF 070.5 LIT

Literary Market Place ("LMP"): The Directory of the Book Publishing Industry is published annually.  This big 2-volume work provides any author with virtually any and all contact information needed to get a book printed and publicized. LMP is packed so full of help for authors, I could almost write a book about it!

The opening section is…

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Wednesday is the Street Fair … We Will Be Closed.

A reminder that this Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 is the Falmouth Village Professional Arts & Crafts Street Fair on Main Street. There will be over 200 arts and crafts displays. Enjoy the street fair, but the library is CLOSED on that day. Branch hours are the same as always. The East Falmouth Branch will be open from…

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News Flash: Friends Book Sale closed on Friday July 4 due to inclement weather

News Flash: the Friends of the Falmouth Public Library Book Sale will not open on Friday, July 4 due to inclement weather. It will resume on Saturday. The book sale hours are: 10 AM - 4 PM on Saturday and Sunday and 10AM - 1PM on Monday with the popular “buck-a-bag” clearance sale.

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Website Wednesday: New York City Menus for Mrs. Allen

Today I attended the funeral of Mrs. Mildred Allen, age 105. Mrs. Allen was one of our most devoted patrons of reference via her telephone. I’m working on a full blog about Mrs. Allen, but today, in her honor, I am featuring menus from her beloved New York City for Website Wednesday.

One of the most amazing digital…

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Lawrence Poetry Slam: A Success

By Kalyn Oliveira, Grade 8, Lawrence School

On Thursday, June 12th, Lawrence School held its 7th annual poetry slam in the Hermann Meeting Room at the Falmouth Public Library. Hosted by FHS sophomores, and former Lawrence slammers, Ruth Fuller and Becky Hopkins, the event was, yet again, a rousing success.

The Slam is highly anticipated each…

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