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Baseball Books on the Point with Mindy Todd

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What a delight it was this morning to hear Peter Abrahams talk about baseball! Mindy and I were both impressed by the depth of his knowledge and his love of the game. If you missed the show this morning, listen in tonight at 7 PM on WCAI, 90.1 or listen online. Thanks also to…

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Friday Reads:  London, A Literary Anthology

London, a Literary Anthology, selected by Richard Fairman

Beautiful illustrations, many from the British Library, bring you straight into the city. Short essays, descriptive poems bring London to life in thirteen delightful chapters. Many of the collected pieces are short, others several pages and each will bring a vivid image of the city.  You’ll find such…

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Shelf Talk with Susan Oleksiw

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Welcome to Shelf Talk! Each month, we will ask an author six questions about what they like to read.

Featured this month is Susan Oleksiw, one of the authors who will be joining us for our exciting Death & Desserts event this July 2015. She is the author of the Anita Ray series featuring Indian-American photographer, Anita Ray,…

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4-H Babysitting Course Now Scheduled

Learn to Become a Responsible Babysitter!

The Falmouth Public Library is offering the always popular 4-H Babysitting Course for anyone age 11 and up.  This two-part course will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 16 & 17 from 4:30 – 8:30 PM in the Main Library at 300 Main Street, Falmouth. 

4-H Program Associate Mary…

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Guest Host for our June Fiction Book Club!

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I am so excited that Laura Ford, Head of our Children’s Department, will be leading our adult fiction book discussion in June! Why am I so excited? Because it was Laura’s 2009 blog entry that got me to read The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield the first time! I also can’t…

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Smythe Scholarship application forms have arrived!

Breaking News: We just received the Herbert Henry Smythe Scholarship application forms. “Mr. Smythe’s will stipulates that the money may be used for ‘boys or girls in Falmouth, Massachusetts’ (who are) a maximum age of 24 years as of January 1, 2015.” Completed forms and supporting materials are due at the Falmouth High School Principal’s Office by 3:00 p.m. Friday,…

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Friday Reads: Very Good Lives: the Fringe Benefit of Failure and the Importance of Imagination

Friday Reads: Very Good Lives: the Fringe Benefit of Failure and the Importance of Imagination
By J. K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling, author of the popular Harry Potter series, was invited to deliver the commencement address at Harvard University in 2008.…

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Friday Reads:  Step-by-Step Kids’ Birthday Cakes

Do you know a special child who’s having a birthday?  Want to make a big splash at the party?  How about a spectacular birthday cake to dazzle the crowd and create lasting memories?  You’ll be happy to know we have just the book to inspire you and walk you through the steps to your masterpiece.  One caveat (or maybe three)…

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