Library Notes--3/9/2017

March 12, 2017
Left at the library: a (handmade) knitted hat, neutral color.

New titles include: fiction:"Pachinko" - Min Jin Lee, " The One Inside" - Sam Shepard, "A Piece of the World" - Christina Baker Kline; non-fiction: 
"The Stranger In the Woods:The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit" - Michael Finkel, ""Naturally Sweet" - Americas Test Kitchen; 
for younger readers: "Caraval" - Stephanie Garber, "The Girl Who Drank the Moon" (Newbery Award winner)- Kelly Barnhill, 
"Unbeatable Squirrel Girl" - Shannon Hale, "Otis the Owl" - Mary Holland, " Over and Under the Pond" - Kate Messner;
DVD's: Moana, Moonlight, and Doctor Strange. 

 

Library Holiday Sale

November 6, 2016
Back by Popular Demand!
The Re-giftables (previously known as "white elephants") table.

Where: the Friends of the Morrill Memorial Library Holiday Sale!
December 3, 2016 from 11-2
Our motto is "reduce, reuse and recycle!"

Well, the holidays are coming and it’s time to consider sorting through
your drawers, cupboards, basements, attics, and closets to seek out those
rather “odd” gifts. If you never really knew what to do with them, bring
them to the Library.  Do you have any irresistible yard sa...


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Library Notes--10/20/2016

October 23, 2016
New titles at the library include: "Mercury" - Margot Livesey, "Hero of the Empire" - Candace Millard, "Rain in Portugal" - Billy Collins; "The Magic of Gingerbread"; 
YA novel "Midnight Star" - Marie Lu; picturebooks "Penguin Problems" - Jory John and "Nanette's Baguette" - Mo Willems; DVD's "The Hunt for the Wilderpeople" and
"The People V O.J. Simpson, audiobook "Small Great Things"- Picoult.

The library will be staffed by our wonderful volunteers next week, so InterLibrary requests will not ...


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Library Notes--10/7/2016

October 9, 2016
The library will be closed this Monday, so stop in Saturday for anything you may need.

New arrivals to the collection: "News of the World" - Paulette Jiles,  "Today Will be Different" - Maria Semple, "A Gentleman in Moscow" - Amor Towles, "Two by Two"- Nicholas Sparks, 
"Trespasser" - Tana French,  "Coffin Road" - Peter May, "Friday on My Mind" - Nicci French, and next week - Jodi Picoult's new book.


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Library Notes--9/22/2016

September 22, 2016
As you bring in the final harvests before any possible frosts, we have books on pickling/fermenting, jam making and root cellaring if needed. 

And if you need inspiration for the pie baking contest at Apple Fest this Sunday (at the Homestead), we have a few books featuring pie making.

Thanks to Mike Hebb, we now have a picnic table in our back field for all to enjoy ----- a quiet place to read, play, have a picnic. 

The after-school program with Emily begins Thursday! 



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Library Notes--9/13/2016

September 14, 2016
The Thursday after-school program will begin next week, Sept. 22. We are hopeful the Brook Rd. bridge will be open and the school bus schedule will be back to
normal. However, we will run that date even if the bus doesn't arrive at the library till 3:45. 
The after-school program is for K -  5th graders. Kids can take the school bus to the library (please send a note to the classroom teacher). We provide a simple snack,  read-aloud time
and an activity. Pick up time is 4:30. Please make sure you...
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Library Notes--8/18/2016

August 26, 2016
Next week at the library: 

Monday, 6:30 pm: STORYTIME for our younger patrons. Dance theme, so wear your dancing shoes!
Wednesday, 7 pm: READING LOG CELEBRATION! For children who kept reading logs over the summer, please join us to celebrate your success with root beer floats!

Thursday, 1 pm: Reading Group meets to discuss the book "Our Souls at Night" by Kent Haruf. All are welcome.

New titles include: "Underground Railroad" - Colson Whitehead, "Another Brooklyn" - Jaqueline Woodson, " Dark Matt...


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Library Notes--7/22/2016

July 27, 2016
Monday, 6:30 PM Children's Program:
YOGA for kids! Please note --- this will take place at Barrett Hall. 
PLEASE BRING A MAT IF YOU CAN! (Parents are welcome to join in ---- bring a mat!) 

There is still time for kids to start a Summer Reading Log ---- but get going! The deadline is August 15th, only 3 1/2 weeks away!
All children who participate can join in the celebration (Thursday, Aug. 25) and receive a certificate. The Friends of the Morrill Library generously provide
special gifts for those ...


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Library Notes--7/8/2016

July 14, 2016
A BIG thank you to everyone who helped make the book sale so successful! Thanks for your donations, purchases, and special thanks to the Friends of the Morrill Library and the many helpers who worked so hard. It is greatly appreciated. 

Our Children's Summer Programs begin this Monday, July 11. Programs start at 6:30, at the library (unless otherwise noted)and are geared toward school-age children (sibs always welcome!). The next few weeks:
July 11: "Animal Athletes" - an interactive program fe...


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Library Notes--6/25/2016

June 29, 2016
We have a busy week at the library:
Monday, 6:30pm: PAJAMA STORYTIME ! Young children are welcome to wear their PJ's to our evening storytime for a read-aloud, an activity and a snack. 

Thursday, 1pm: Reading Group discusses Raymond Chandler's "The Long Goodbye". Everyone is welcome.

Children are welcome to stop in anytime and start a Summer Reading Log.

In the last post about the passes the library has to local attractions, we forgot to mention one of our most popular passes: Billings Farm Museu...


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