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The Williams family have donated a beautiful Swan’s Egg made by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dreyer of Woods Hole. Inside is a miniature of the Falmouth Village Green. It is also a music box that plays “America the Beautiful”. The egg was won at the Nursing Fete by Raymond…

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April with the Narrative Nonfiction Book Club

This month the Narrative Nonfiction Book Club introduced two changes and also carried on a trait that is coming to define our devoted group. 

First of all, we changed our meeting day. Instead of meeting on the first Friday of every month, we now meet on the first Thursday of every month, same time (10: 00 AM to…

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National Library Snapshot Day!

Today we join libraries across the Commonwealth and the nation to provide a “snapshot” of what happens in a day in the life of libraries. How many books are checked out? How many people receive help finding a job? Doing their taxes? Doing their homework? During Snapshot Day, libraries collect data and photos that help demonstrate…

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National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month is a month-long, national celebration of poetry established by the Academy of American Poets. The concept is to widen the attention of individuals and the media—to the art of poetry, to living poets, to our complex poetic heritage, and to poetry books and journals of wide aesthetic range and concern. We hope to increase the visibility and…

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Our Assistant Director Makes an Enterprise Digital Archive Discovery!

This just in from Linda Collins, Assistant Director of the Falmouth Public Library:

“In searching the early editions of the Falmouth Enterprise online I read the following note in the Falmouth Locals column of the January 8, 1898 edition. ‘The Free Public Library gratefully acknowledges the receipt of Perry’s Trip…

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Must-Read Titles from the Massachusetts Book Awards Announced!

What are the Mass Book Awards?

“The Massachusetts Book Awards highlight the work of our vital contemporary writing community and encourage readers to do some “close reading” of those imaginative works created by the authors among us.

Throughout the award year, we develop a list of “Must Reads” in each of four…

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Spring Books on The Point for a March Blizzard!

Happily yesterday we pre-recorded our show on books for the spring, so we didn’t have to head to the WCAI studios in Woods Hole this morning! Unhappily, we couldn’t take your phone calls, so if you have a favorite spring scene from a novel or a great gardening or birding book you might want to share with us, just email…

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Library Puts “Life” On Shelf …

“… Trustees Restrict Reading To Adults After Children Gather At Magazine Table” ... just another headline that we have uncovered as we peruse the brand new digital archive of the Falmouth Enterprise and the Falmouth Annual Town Reports. The story begins: “The Falmouth public library copy of last weeks Life has been…

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