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April 2012

The Point Gets Crafty!

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This morning we discussed arts & crafts books, and because it was a pledge morning at WCAI the morning show was a bit shorter than usual. So to hear the complete show (which adds eight more minutes of arts & crafts) you can listen to the podcast or listen tonight at 7:30 when the complete show is…

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Hmm, What To Read Next?

Are you looking for a new book to read, or a group to read with?  Then try out the Falmouth Public Library’s Narrative Nonfiction Reading Group, lead by library staff members, Ryan Carey and me, Faith Lee.  In our next meeting on Friday, May 4, 2012, Ryan will be leading a discussion of

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Jamie Cat Callan visits FPL

We had a delightful visit with author Jamie Cat Callan last night at the library! She read from her new book Bonjour, Happiness, taught us how to wear scarves, and played her concertina for a very appreciative audience. Eight Cousins was there to sell books, and Jamie graciously signed them. You can see…

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Updates on Library Programs

Great news from our programming guru, Adrienne Latimer. She informs us that she has been able to reschedule Dr. Dana Mohler-Faria after he had to cancel his April talk due to illness. Dr. Dana Mohler-Faria, Historian and President of Bridgewater State University will speak on Wednesday, May 16th at 7:00 p.m. about challenges faced by Cape Verdean immigrants in the…

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This and That …

The town Charter Review Committee is surveying the citizens of Falmouth, and we thought you should know! We have paper copies in the library, or you can print out a copy from the town’s web page. Here is the link that takes you directly to the survey: http://www.falmouthmass.us/crc/public%20survey.pdf

They are looking for public input, and would like…

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Spring Fever at the Early Childhood Resource Center @ FPL : The Importance of Play

Although this winter was mild, spring has sprung, and we are all eager to be outside gardening, walking, biking, and PLAYING!  In fact, the concept of play somehow kept cropping up in ECRC@FPL discussions all winter.  First, Maggie Hanelt of the Truro Public Library submitted an article for the spring newsletter on research she did on playgroups and literacy, and…

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Visit Massachusetts during School Vacation Week

Please see the new blog on the Massvacation.com site.  http://www.massvacation.com/blog/mott-the-squirrel/

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Come one, come all!

Do you love to read aloud with dramatic flourish?  Are you interested in American history?  If you are age 12 to 112, then come be a part of the Bull Run Readers’ Theater Workshop, offered by The Falmouth Public Library beginning tomorrow, April 14- 20, 2012. 

In the book Bull Run, “Northerners, Southerners, generals, couriers,…

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New “Grown Ups” Collection in the Children’s Room!

News from the Children’s Department:

The Children’s Department has some very exciting news. We now have a collection of adult books in the Children’s Room! This collection will hopefully make your library visit easy and convenient. We know sometimes when you visit the library with children, you may not get time to browse the adult collection the way…

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What You Might Have Missed …

I am continually amazed at how many programs happen in this library. We try to take photos of all of them, but that doesn’t always work out due to one thing or another. However, this week we’ve had some great programs and some great photos, so head on over to our flickr feed or our

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