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Friday Reads:  How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, a novel

One of our staff members, who is also a member of a book group in her spare time, raves about the novel How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid.  It is not your standard fare being written in the second person, but LC insists…

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Robot Building Workshops for Teens and Kids

The Falmouth Public Library is delighted to present not one, but two robot building workshops for teens and kids with writer, artist and crafts designer Kathy Ceceri.  Ceceri has written several books including, “Making Simple Robots: exploring cutting-edge robotics with everyday stuff and

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Classics on The Point with Mindy Todd

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We don’t know if it was because everyone was snowed in or because you all really love classics, but we had more calls and e-mails today than we have ever had for any other book show that we’ve done! Thanks for your many, many suggestions! If you missed the show you can listen to the rebroadcast tonight at 7:00 PM…

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Friday Reads:  The Last Letter From Your Lover by JoJo Moyes

Looking for a way to beat the chill? Try this romance from popular author Jojo Moyes to warm things up.  Here is the summary from our catalog:
A sophisticated, page-turning double love story spanning forty years-an unforgettable Brief Encounter for our times.

It is 1960. When Jennifer Stirling wakes up in the hospital,…

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Friday Reads: The Spoils of Poynton

The House Novel

During the last six months, the Falmouth Public Library Fiction Book Club has been reading novels that feature houses The novels we read were The House I Loved by Tatiana de Rosnay, The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier,

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Friday Reads:  Ultimate Cardmaking

You still have one day until Valentine’s Day.  Do you want to show someone special you care?  Why not make a card to express just what you feel … and have fun doing it.  We have just the book to inspire you on our Staff Picks cart. Super crafter Maren Plueddemann recommends Ultimate Cardmaking by

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Kasia Piasecka has Arrived in the Reference Department!

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We are delighted to announce that the Falmouth Public Library has hired a new reference librarian! Kasia (rhymes with Tasha, as in Tasha Tudor) Piasecka got her M.L.I.S. from the University of Rhode Island, and has previously worked in teen services, reference and information services, and web and social media library marketing. As she wrote to us in her cover…

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For All The Tea in China by Sarah Rose

Last Thursday the nonfiction Book Club met to discuss For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World’s Favorite Drink and Changed History by Sarah Rose.

A lively discussion ensued on several topics that were introduced in the book: China’s views on foreigners and emigration, industrial espionage, invasive species, Enright rifles, botany, Wardian cases, and…

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