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February 2013

Animal Books on “The Point”

If you are a regular reader of this blog then you know that Reference Librarian Jill Erickson and Cape Cod Times Book Editor, Melanie Lauwers, appear monthly on Mindy Todd’s radio show, “The Point” (WCAI 90.1 FM) to discuss books.  This morning’s show was a pre-recorded discussion of books about animals.  If you missed it at 9:30 a.m., don’t…

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The Reel Food Film Festival … Week Two!

Today at 2:00 PM we’ll be continuing our Reel Food Film Festival, six weeks of films having something to do with food! Due to our licensing agreements, we can’t tell you the actual title, but we can tell you this:

“A new chocolate shop in a small French village becomes a battleground between the free-spirited shopkeeper (Juliette Binoche)…

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Art for Months at East Falmouth Branch

When I was learning about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), I read that people with it were wired differently, that was a helpful idea as I learned to cope with it in my family.  A telephone pole with a mess of wires was right outside my son’s bedroom window.  I painted that utility pole looking out that window over a…

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Food Film Festival movie tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2 PM.

The film, which we are not allowed to name, is described as:

“What a delight! Immigrant brothers Tony Shalhoub & Stanley Tucci open an authentic Italian restaurant on the New Jersey shore in the late 1950s, hoping to impress customers with their exquisite cuisine. Alas, boorish Americans prefer the cheap wine & checkered tablecloths at a competitive joint…

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Extra! Extra! ECRC@FPL Newsletter is Hot Off the Press & Just in Time for Valentine’s Day!

Following after recent editions of the ECRC newsletter that feature such concepts as reading and playing, the music issue marks the third in the series of five activities—reading, playing, singing, talking, and writing—highlighted in the American Library Association’s Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR) early literacy program.  Although teachers and librarians incorporate musical activities into the…

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Scholarship Applications and Information Available

Are you or someone you know looking for financial aid to help defray the cost of attending college next fall?  Applications for three scholarships are now available at the reference desk at the Falmouth Public Library:

First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union: offers two scholarships, see below

Barbara Whitehead Silva Scholarship
“This ($1,000) scholarship is…

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Message from the Town Manager


February 11, 2013

12:00 pm

As of 9:00 a.m. on Monday, February 11, 2013, the Town of Falmouth Emergency Operations Center has closed down formal operations. Town Officials continue to work closely with NSTAR Representatives in power restoration.

Approximately 23% of the Town is yet to have…

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North Falmouth Branch CLOSED 2/11/13

JUST IN ... NORTH FALMOUTH BRANCH will NOT open today. DPW has not been able to plow them out yet.

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Monday Morning … we are OPEN!

We are OPEN! Heat just came on this morning, so bring an extra sweater. Lots of extra plugs so you can recharge all those devices.

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Friday, February 8th, Library Closing at 3:00 PM

The library is closed as of 3:00 PM due to the blizzard. We do not yet know what our hours will be on Saturday.

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Steve Almond POSTPONED

STEVE ALMOND talk scheduled for Saturday POSTPONED due to impending severe storm conditions!

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Self-Help on The Point with Mindy Todd

This morning (a week behind schedule, our last Wednesday of the month show had to be rescheduled due to Melanie’s cold) we talked about Self-Help books. If there is a book topic that YOU would like to suggest to us, e-mail us at
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