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Home > October 2008 through August 2009

No Book Sale, August 8, 2009

The note about a 4-hour book sale on August 8, 2009 in the Spring, 2009 issue of The Bookbyte (the Friends newsletter) was incorrect. There will be no sale on August 8.


Silent Sentinels of the Shores, June 3, 2009

Why wait for the June solstice to welcome summer? Let "Silent Sentinels of the Shores" transport you to oceans and lakes through the photography and live narration of Ed Beaulieu, who produced this DVD about lighthouses. The program follows the brief annual meeting of Friends of the Library.

Book Sale, May 30 - 31, 2009

On Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31, 2009, we will hold our spring book sale. This sale will include individually-priced books as well as hardcovers, trade paperbacks, and mass-market paperbacks. Sunday will be Bargain Day—everything will be half-price.


New Rooms for Old Houses: Beautiful Additions for the Traditional Home, April 5, 2009

Author and architect Frank Shirley presents his expertise on how noteworthy old homes can accommodate contemporary life styles.

Investigating Sherlock Holmes in the Sesquicentennial of Arthur Conan Doyle's Birth, March 15, 2009

Learn about literature's best-known detective in the 150th year of his chronicler's birth.


The History of Sculpture, February 24, 2009

Emily Silet, Director of Gallery Learning at the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park in Lincoln, talks about the evolution of sculpture from classical to modern times.

Book Sale, January 31 - February 1, 2009

On Saturday, January 31 and Sunday, February 1, 2009, we will hold our winter book sale. This sale will include individually-priced books as well as hardcovers, trade paperbacks, and mass-market paperbacks. Sunday will be Bargain Day—everything will be half-price.


Forensic Science: The View from the Laboratory, January 25, 2009

Drew R. Killius, Senior Materials Scientist, talks about the role of laboratory science in investigations and the legal system.

Author Edward M. Hallowell, CrazyBusy, November 2, 2008

A discussion and Q&A session with the world-renowned author and psychiatrist Dr. Edward M. Hallowell, author of CrazyBusy: Overstretched, Overbooked, and About to Snap!

Book Sale, October 4-5, 2008

On Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5, 2008, we will hold our 36th annual fall book sale. This sale will include individually-priced books as well as hardcovers, trade paperbacks, and mass-market paperbacks. Sunday will be Bargain Day—everything will be half-price.