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May 2013

Interior Design on The Point with Mindy Todd

Mindy’s show began an hour long format as of yesterday, so we got twice as much time to talk about books! Here is the list from today’s show:


Jill’s Picks


The Decoration of Houses by Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman Jr.

The House in Good Taste by Elsie de Wolfe (not…

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Lawrence School Poetry Slam!

On May 23, Lawrence School’s annual Poetry Slam was held in the Hermann Meeting Room of the Falmouth Public Library, hosted by freshmen and former winners Ruth Fuller and Becky Hopkins.  This event is much looked forward to every year. Teachers, friends, and family of all ages come to watch the talented poets of…

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Consumer Information Catalog

Consumer Information Catalog
For more than 40 years, people have been discovering helpful consumer publications from the government in the free Consumer Information Catalog from Pueblo, Colorado. The Catalog lists free and low-cost publications created by federal agencies to help you:

• Get fit and manage your medications
• Find better ways to save…

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A Painting Arrives in the Library.

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Tammy Amon, the head of our circulation department, shares with us the story of the painting that has just arrived in the library, in which we not only learn about the artist but also about a piece of town history:


“Franklin Lewis Gifford (1854-1936), a self taught oil painter, was born and lived his whole life in Woods Hole.…

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New e-book borrowing programs scheduled

We have another series of programs scheduled so you can learn to borrow library e-books for your Kindle and iPad.  Preregistration is required and limited to 15 per class.  Program is at The Falmouth Public Library in the Young Adult Room.  Kindle classes are Tues., May 21, Wed., May 22 from 1 to 2 PM and Thurs., May 30 from…

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FREE & Convenient Career Help

The online databases offered by the Falmouth Public Library never cease to impress me – one of my favorites is the LEARNING EXPRESS Library. Powerhouse would be a better way to describe it!  Where else can one find so many tools for professional, occupational and personal advancement, with one simple login? 
The LEARNING EXPRESS Library provides Learning Centers…

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Smythe Scholarship Applications

H. H. Smythe Scholarship applications are now available at the Falmouth Public Library.  The scholarships are not limited to currently graduating Falmouth High School students.  Falmouth residents (up to age 24) who are graduating seniors, as well as those who are already enrolled as college undergraduates may apply.  Recipients may be pursuing post-high school education at any accredited college or…

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Become a Friends Of The Falmouth Public Library volunteer!

The new 2013 membership form is online for you to download. The Friends are very important to the library and help raise funds that help the library provide programming, databases, museum passes and a lot more. We are very grateful for all they do. Why not consider volunteering and give back to help the library you love? 

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Ah May! May flowers, May baskets, May babies!

May babies? Yes, it is that time of year again!  May is when we celebrate the First Tales Early Literacy Program: All babies born during the month of May at the Falmouth Hospital Birthing Center will receive a copy of Margaret Wise Brown’s classic children’s book, Goodnight Moon and a Falmouth Public…

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