Posted by Jill on Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 8:20 am |
Happily yesterday we pre-recorded our show on books for the spring, so we didn’t have to head to the WCAI studios in Woods Hole this morning! Unhappily, we couldn’t take your phone calls, so if you have a favorite spring scene from a novel or a great gardening or birding book you might want to share with us, just email…
Posted by Jill on Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 10:55 am |
“… Trustees Restrict Reading To Adults After Children Gather At Magazine Table” ... just another headline that we have uncovered as we peruse the brand new digital archive of the Falmouth Enterprise and the Falmouth Annual Town Reports. The story begins: “The Falmouth public library copy of last weeks Life has been…
Posted by Peter on Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 6:33 pm |
The Friends of The Falmouth Public Library Winter into Spring 2014 Newsletter is online. It includes the Joy of Learning Spring Schedule of classes. Click here for the newsletter
Posted by Jill on Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 12:24 pm |
Breaking library news! YES ... the digital archive of the ENTERPRISE (1896 - 1961) and the town ANNUAL REPORTS (1873-1961) are NOW LIVE! Head over to falmouthpubliclibrary.org and click on DIGITAL ARCHIVE!! We are WILDLY excited. This project was made possible by a grant funded by the Community Preservation Committee under the Community Preservation Act in 2013.
Posted by Staff on Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 4:19 pm |
Some recent additions to our collection:
Miller’s Antiques Encyclopedia-New Edition, 2013
First published in 1998, Miller’s Antiques Encyclopedia has been “hailed as the most accessible and authoritative antiques reference book ever.” Published in seven languages, it has sold over 150,000 copies worldwide. An extensive glossary helps antiques enthusiasts as well as experienced sellers…
Posted by Staff on Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 10:09 am |
The Shelley-Godwin Archive
A group of renowned organizations (including the New York Public Library and The Huntington) have teamed up to create a remarkable archive of manuscripts from Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, and Percy Bysshe Shelley.
What is most remarkable about this online collection is that it brings together 90% of all known…
Posted by Staff on Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 9:44 am |
Finally, the long awaited 1040 INSTRUCTION BOOKS have arrived. They are on the ground level at the Main Library, along with the other Massachusetts and Federal tax forms we have received.
Posted by Peter on Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 3:29 pm |
We posted a short video of slides showing the renovation work at The North Falmouth Branch. The branch is now beautiful and open regular hours. Photos from the Falmouth Department of Public Works.
The slide show was created by The Falmouth Department of Public Works. You can view it on our library videos web page -
Posted by Faith on Sat, Mar 8, 2014 at 3:45 pm |
This month the Narrative Nonfiction Book Club read the international bestseller, The Bookseller of Kabul written by Norwegian war journalist, Åsne Seierstad, translated by Ingrid Christopher. For a small book, it packed quite a punch. Book club members were discussing the book in the hallway as they arrived and were still talking about it long…
Posted by Jill on Sat, Mar 8, 2014 at 3:28 pm |
Nathaniel Philbrick wrote a book we like a great deal, which is called Why Read Moby-Dick? In fact we liked the book so much, we even invited him to come to Falmouth to talk about the book! This got us to thinking about why read Frankenstein? We…
Posted by Staff on Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 5:06 pm |
The servers providing the Statewide research databases (such as Gale Research) have experienced a major power outage. These resources will be unavailable at least all weekend.