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January 2013

Vacation Acting Camp for 7th and 8th Graders

Have you enjoyed acting in a play before OR have you always wanted to give it a try?
Then this workshop is for you!  Vacation Acting Camp for 7th & 8th Graders is a great way to spend your winter recess from school this year.

Join local community theater director/actress Davien Gould for 4 days of…

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ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MIRACLE Discussions

Falmouth’s annual town wide read is now underway.  After Saturday’s stirring talk by Greg Watson the Massachusetts Commissioner of Agricultural Resources (and Falmouth resident ), it’s time to read Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver, the book that energized the “eat fresh, buy local” movement.

The Falmouth Public Library has many copies available for check-out at the…

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Great Decisions 2013!

The library Great Decisions group returns next month! We begin on Tuesday, February 19th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This year the discussion topics are: Future of the Euro, Egypt: navigating an uncertain transition, NATO: Crisis? What crisis?, Myanmar and Southeast Asia, Humanitarian Intervention and U. S. Policy, Iran and the U.S.: three decades of futility, China in Africa:…

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GROWING OUR OWN: How we all benefit from local agriculture.

In case you haven’t heard, Falmouth’s 2013 town wide read is all about Food.  The What’s
Falmouth Reading?
Committee has chosen 2 books—ANIMAL, VEGETABLE,
MIRACLE:  a Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver and CANDYFREAK: a
Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America, by Boston area author &
journalist Steve Almond.

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Fiction Book Club Reads About Jackie Robinson

If you’ve read my past blogs about the Falmouth Public Library Fiction Book Club you might recall that we are reading our way through a series of six novels about real people.  To date, we’ve read about Marie Antoinette, Lady Jane Grey (who was Queen of England for nine days), Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry James, and most recently, Jackie…

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Closed Monday

Just a reminder that we will be closed on Monday, January 21st for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Want to know more about the MLK Day of Service? Take a look here: http://mlkday.gov/

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2012 Tax Forms

We have been getting LOTS of inquiries about tax forms. As of today, the state has yet to send us tax forms (although we hope to get them by the end of the month). What we have gotten from the IRS is the following message:

“The production of some 2012 major tax products (including the Form 1040 and…

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Winter White

Need a spring pick-me-up during the dark days of January? Stop by the circulation desk and see the stunning new flower arrangement created by Shelley Baker-Vance of the Falmouth Garden Club. You can get a sneak peak here on our flickr page.

Or stop by to see one of Hollis L. Engley’s lovely pots,…

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Downton Abbey Season Three

As the third season of Downton Abbey approaches the Anglophile excitement is almost palpable! Perhaps you are planning to entertain the evening of the season opener. Here are a few suggestions to get you properly fitted out.


Eat Tea: a new approach to flavoring contemporary and traditional dishes
by Joanna Pruess with John Harney

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