Browsing Archive: May, 2016

Library Notes--5/25/2016

Posted by Morrill Memorial & Harris Library on Friday, May 27, 2016,
New titles at the library:  "Boar Island" - Nevada Barr, "Highwayman" - Craig Johnson (a novella), "I Let You Go" - Claire Mackintosh, "Obsession" - Nora Roberts, "Hero of France" - Alan Furst, " Gene: An Intimate History" - Siddharth Mukherjee, "Foolproof Preserving" - America's Test Kitchen.
We also have (Strafford resident) Steve Dycus' new book: "Soldiers on the Home Front: The Domestic Role of the American Military". Steve will be reading at the Norwich bookstore this evening (Wednesday a...
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Library Notes--5/6/2016

Posted by Morrill Memorial & Harris Library on Sunday, May 8, 2016,
Please return all LUV audiobooks and DVD's by Monday, so they can soon be returned for a new collection.
From Weds., May 11 - May 18th, the library will be staffed by our wonderful volunteers. You can leave InterLibrary Loan requests, but they will not be searched till after May 18. 

The Reading Group's next pick:  novelist Ann Patchett's memoir, "This is the Portrait of a Happy Marriage".  They will meet Thursday, May 26 at 1pm.

New titles arriving next week: (fiction) "Zero K" - Don Delillo, "...

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Library Notes--4/27/2016

Posted by Morrill Memorial & Harris Library on Monday, May 2, 2016,
Thursday, 1 pm: the Reading Group meets to discuss the book "An Unnecessary Woman" by Rabih Alameddine. All are welcome. 

New titles include:
"Glory Over Everything" - Kathleen Grissom, "Extreme Prey" - John Sandford, "Seven Brief Lessons on Physics" - Carlo Rovelli;
coming next week: (long awaited)"Everybody's Fool" - Richard Russo, "Redemption Road" - John Hart, "Britt Marie Was Here" - Fredrik Backman and a new Rick Riordan book. 

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Library Notes--4/30/2016

Posted by Morrill Memorial & Harris Library on Monday, May 2, 2016,
Have you noticed that a treasured item has been missing from the library? The large portrait of Justin Morrill, painted by Constantino Brumidi is no longer in its place above the mantle. 

The Trustees had an opportunity to send the painting to Barry Bauman, a retired conservator who now only works for non-profits and does not charge for his time. He  has worked on other Brumidi paintings and studied at a land grant college, both factors that led him to accept Morrill’s portrait for restorati...

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