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Friday Reads:  America’s Great Hiking Trails

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You’ve probably heard of the Triple Crown horse races, but did you know there are also Triple Crown hiking trails?  They are “America’s premier long distance trails, the Appalachian Trail (2160 miles), the Pacific Crest Trail (2650 mile), and the Continental Divide Trail (2800 miles apx.).”*

These famous trails, plus the eight others that make up the National…

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Celebrate National Poetry Month AND Our Town Wide Read!

This Saturday we will be having another great poetry event for Falmouth Reads Together at 2:00 PM. This time it will be three graduate students from UMass Boston who will be talking about their work with teaching poetry to prisoners at the Bay State Correctional Center. We hope you can join us in welcoming…

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Shelf Talk with Kate Flora

Welcome to Shelf Talk! We have a new blog series we would like to introduce to our dedicated readers. Each month, I will personally ask an author six questions about what they like to read.  Featured this month and through June are three authors who will be joining us for our popular annual Death & Dessert event this July: Kate…

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Friday Reads: Billy Collins Live

April is National Poetry Month and what better time to read and/or listen to poetry?

A favorite is Billy Collins Live: A Performance at the Peter Norton Symphony Space.

A Staff reviewer wrote of this CD:

“This is the perfect CD for a trip to Hyannis and back..it will…

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Falmouth Reads Together Events!

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Beginning THIS Saturday we have a terrific series of events surrounding our 2015 town wide read Shakespeare Saved My Life: ten years in solitary with the bard by Laura Bates. We still have plenty of copies in the library for you to check out, and we now…

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Commonwealth Catalog

Many of you may remember something called The Virtual Catalog ... a link from the CLAMS library catalog which gave you an opportunity to search the library holdings of off Cape libraries (and Sandwich Public Library as well) for things CLAMS did not own. You could request items for delivery to Falmouth that way. For some time now the Virtual…

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Easter Egg Scramble Update

We have just heard from the Falmouth Village Association that the Easter Egg Scramble WILL happen as scheduled on the Library Lawn at 1:00 PM. Photographs with the Easter Bunny will be INSIDE in the Children’s Room from Noon to 2:00 PM.

There is ALSO a Bunny Scavenger Hunt until 4:30 PM today in the Children’s Room. Find…

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Friday Reads:  Shakespeare Saved My Life

This month the Narrative Nonfiction Book Club discussed Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard, a memoir by Professor Laura Bates.  This easily accessible book is the 2015 Falmouth Reads Together selection. 
Falmouth…

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