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May 2011

Some Library Programming Notes…

OK just a reminder of two programs that are happening this week. Tomorrow night, June 1st, there will be one of our favorite programs ... Death & Dessert! Meet three Massachusetts mystery authors. Randall Peffer, author of Listen to the Dead, Steve Ulfelder, author of Purgatory…

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Periodical Profile:  Boating Magazines

Memorial Day Weekend is nearly here and we will have sunny skies after all!  It will be a great weekend for boating, finally!  If you love boating, you should come visit our reading room - we have enough magazines on the subject to sink a ship!  Well, not literally, but we do have quite a few, covering boats from canoes…

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Technology 101 for Parents and Providers

Curious about kids and social media? Join us tonight from 6:30 - 8:00 PM for Technology 101 for Parents and Providers. Presented by Children’s Librarian Laura Ford, the program is less of a “how-to” and more of a “what is it and how do I find out about it?” Find out tonight at the library!

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Maritime Books on The Point

This morning, to help celebrate Cape Cod Maritime Days, Mindy, Melanie & I talked about maritime books. And a reminder that tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. we will be having a maritime concert, Songs of the Sea featuring Hogan’s Goat Irish Band. A FREE Maritime Event, which as we say…

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The Orchid Thief

This month the Narrative Nonfiction Book Club met to discuss Susan Orlean’s 1998 New York Times best seller, The Orchid Thief. Orlean, a staff writer for the New Yorker, has written articles for several magazines including Rolling Stone, Vogue and Esquire, and books for both adults and children, including My Kind of Place (adult) and Lazy…

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Periodical Profile:  Music Magazines

Did you know that we have six magazines devoted to music in our periodical area?  If you love music, we probably have something to suit your taste.  In no particular order, they are:  Fanfare, Opera News, Down Beat, Rolling Stone, Sheet Music and

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Vote TODAY!

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Just a reminder that today is election day in the town of Falmouth. Thanks to Falmouth Patch for putting together a comprehensive list of voting information, as well as an article on all the ballot questions. Remember to turn over your ballot! The questions are on the…

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Ruth Bleakley Hand-Sewn Book Workshop in June!

Back by popular demand! Ruth Bleakley, bookbinder and paper maker will be returning to the Falmouth Public Library to run TWO workshops. Ruth will take the mystery out of hand-sewn books as she helps you to create three pamphlet stitched notebooks to take home using a variety of interesting decorative artist’s papers. No experience needed - easy…

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Falmouth Public Library Friends BOOK SALE

The Friends of the Falmouth Public Library extend warm thanks to all who have contributed for this year’s July Book Sale.
Please note: Monday, June 6 is the very last day book donations can be accepted for this year’s sale. 
After that the Friends will be busy sorting & pricing books for this year’s sale.

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The Library … “keeper of words”

During National Library Week, the Falmouth Public Library and its branches participated in Massachusetts Library Snapshot Day. The idea was to collect data, photos and comments from patrons and thus capture one day in the life of Massachusetts libraries. One of the outcomes of this special event were…

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First Tales Early Literacy Program

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Do you know anyone due to deliver a baby in the month of May? And will she be having this baby at the Falmouth Hospital?  If the answer is yes, let her know that the first fifty babies born at the Falmouth Hospital in the month of May will receive a brand-new copy of Margaret Wise Brown’s

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Early Release Day in the Children’s Room

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Just another day in paradise!

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