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The Secret of Saying Thanks

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The other afternoon I was sitting at the Help Desk, and suddenly noticed a parade of children, led by Donna Skinner of the children’s room, marching by my desk. Turned out they were on a mission from the children’s room. They had just had a a meeting of their junior book club (for grades one to three) in which Donna…

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News from the Children’s Room…

Donna Skinner, from our children’s room has big news for the day: “Today is a very important day for the students of Falmouth; it’s the last day of school! The Children’s Department is pleased to announce that it is also the first day to sign up for the Summer Reading Program. This is an incentive program to keep families reading…

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Favorite Poem Friday

Today’s Favorite Poem comes to us from the Head of the Children’s Department, Karen Arnold.


His Royal Sloppiness by Alan Katz


I am the prince
of fingerprints.

Each thing I touch,
I smudge.

I got ink on
the windowsill.

And on the lamp?

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Admit One ~ Your Ticket to Summer Fun!

The Morse Pond School has posted their Summer Reading List 2008 for 5th and 6th graders. There is a Summer Reading Assignment form on their web page and in our Children’s Room that you need to fill in based on two different Battle of the…

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Farewell to Jennifer

As of today there will be a hole in the children’s department. The head of Children’s Services, Jennifer Sirrico has decided to leave her position at the Falmouth Public Library in order to pursue a career in writing. We are sure many of you will miss her presence, but we trust we will find some terrific Children’s…

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