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Friday Reads:  SCANDINAVIAN CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS by Mette Handberg

The Falmouth Public Library has a terrific collection of knitting books for knitters of all levels and covering a wide range of projects and styles. 
We also have three magazines devoted to knitting:  Vogue Knitting International, Creative Knitting and Interweave Knits.  With Christmas rapidly approaching this is high season for knitters looking to make custom gifts or decorative…

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Mysteries on The Point with Mindy Todd

We had such a fun time with author Peter Abrahams this morning as Mindy, Peter, and I talked about mysteries. Thanks to all of you who called in with your mystery suggestions! Below are our picks, as well as all the listener picks.


Peter’s Picks

Murder on the Orient Express by…

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Reference Resource Tuesday: SWEET TREATS AROUND THE WORLD: An Encyclopedia . . . REF 641.59 ROU

Why are the holidays so cherished and so eagerly anticipated?  The social customs and religious rituals?  The gatherings of family and friends?  NO . . .  It’s all about the sweet treats!  With the holiday season upon us, why not try confections from your ancestral origins as described in Sweet Treats Around the world: an Encyclopedia of Food and Culture.…

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We are looking for a terrific Reference Librarian … spread the word!

The Falmouth Public Library, a large dynamic community-centered organization with two branches, is seeking a forward thinking Reference Librarian who is looking for a professional, career path position. Working with a team of professionals, the successful candidate will develop and maintain effective library relationships with library patrons and the Falmouth community in providing library reference and readers advisory services and…

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Friday Reads:  “Giving Thanks”

“To the English of Plymouth Plantation, what is now referred to as ‘The First Thanksgiving’ was neither a first nor a thanksgiving.”

I did a double take when I read this statement in Giving Thanks:  Thanksgiving recipes and history, from pilgrims to pumpkin pie by Kathleen…

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Website Wednesday: World War I Soldier Photographs

We recently got news from the State Library of Massachusetts about a new digital photograph collection that we’d like to share.

“The State Library of Massachusetts is excited to announce the completion of its digital photograph collection predominantly consisting of 26th Yankee Division soldiers who served in World War I.  This collection, which was donated to the library…

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How can Lynda(.com) help you?

How can Lynda(.com) help you learn something new today?
This remarkable database available at the Falmouth Public Library, uses today’s latest technology to teach the skills you need now for a successful future.  Lynda.com offers over 3,000 courses in fields as diverse as Audio & Music, Business, Computer Aided Design, Education, Information Technology (IT), Marketing, and Developer (games,…

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Holiday Planning

Need a little help organize and plan your Thanksgiving Dinner? Looking for some inspiration in making the holidays “Merry and Bright?” The library has a cornucopia of materials to help you enjoy the season!

This is the first of several articles meant to inspire your holiday planning, cooking, and decorating.



First planning the…

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