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  • Posted on 07/11/2012 - 9:59am

     TitleRelease Date
    Declaration of War6/5/2012
    Monsters From The ID6/5/2012
    Cleanflix6/12/2012
    In Darkness6/12/2012
    Too Big To Fail6/12/2012
    Jeff Who Lives At Home6/19/2012
    21 Jump Street6/26/2012
    Bullhead6/26/2012
    The Artist6/26/2012
    The Hedgehog6/26/2012
    George Gently: Series 47/3/2012
    American Reunion7/10/2012
    Making Plans for Lena7/10/2012
    Casa De Mi Padre7/17/2012
    Salmon Fishing in The Yemen7/17/2012
    The Three Stooges7/17/2012
    Beyond The Steppes7/24/2012
    Boss: Season One7/24/2012
    Footnote7/24/2012
    Jiro Dreams Of Sushi7/24/2012
    The Deep Blue Sea7/24/2012
    Hatfields & McCoys7/31/2012

  • Posted on 07/09/2012 - 4:34pm

    Congratulations to Joanne Sharkey, Mary Dunn, and Sheila Duong!

    Joanne, Mary, and Sheila all won a tote bag and a $10 gift certificate to Starbucks.  

    Interested in participating?  It's easy.  Click here to enter your reading to win!  Each submission earns you a chance to win the weekly and grand prizes.  Grand prize is a Barnes & Noble Nook and will be announced on Friday, August 17.  

  • Posted on 07/06/2012 - 1:53pm

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    Doug’s family had to move to Marysville. Now that they’re here, Dad still has a bad temper. Doug’s brother is still a jerk. Doug’s other brother is still in Vietnam. Doug still hides a secret. But Doug also has a job now, delivering groceries to young families and elderly shut-ins. He has the birds at the library. He has Miss Cowper’s Country Literacy Unit. And he has Lil Spicer. Marysville isn’t paradise, but for Doug, it’s good enough.

  • Posted on 07/06/2012 - 1:51pm

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    Eric is sure there’s a scientific explanation for the glowing mushrooms in the woods behind his house. And there’s an explanation for the mushrooms creeping into his backyard. And through the floorboards in the house. And over the football field. There’s not a place in town that isn’t covered in the luminescent fungus—and it might not be the first time the mushrooms have swallowed a town.

  • Posted on 07/06/2012 - 1:42pm

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    Two bottle caps, a movie ticket, a protractor, a toy truck: All part of the box of stuff Min is returning to Ed. Each a reminder of a particular moment in the rise and fall of their relationship. Each item carefully documented in a letter explaining where things went wrong. It’s a collection of moments, of small-but-valid reasons things didn’t work out, all collected in a box and, like Ed himself, dumped.

  • Posted on 07/06/2012 - 10:14am

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  • Posted on 07/05/2012 - 10:25am

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    The Azumas are so pleased with their newborn baby, Hikaru, and they delight in their little boy. But his mother, Sachiko, soon notices that her son doesn’t behave like the other babies, and this begins her struggle to cope with a special-needs child in a society that doesn’t understand—or, seemingly, want to understand—autism.  Coping with the magnitude of Hikaru’s disability is hard enough, but Sachiko must also become an advocate for her son for his schooling, health care, and even social interactions. 

    This is a Japanese manga unlike most others you’ve seen: this is not a slapstick gender-bending fantasy adventure, but rather a realistic, family-based story for adults.  Don’t be put off because it reads “backwards”—as you get absorbed into the Azumas’ story, you’ll forget that you’re even reading it right to left.

  • Posted on 07/03/2012 - 2:13pm

    Clarice Ross is the winner of the Friends of the Library Red Sox gift basket. The gift basket raised over $1,000. Thanks to everyone who bought a ticket. All proceeds benefit the library.

  • Posted on 06/20/2012 - 4:56pm

    The Friends of the Library Book Store Next Door is open on Sundays from 11 am to 2 pm through August 26. The Book Store is also open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm.  Shop for your beach reads at bargain prices and support the library! Please note that the Book Store is closed on Wednesday July 4.

  • Posted on 06/13/2012 - 10:44am

    Congratulations to Spencer Bagtaz, winner of the Kindergarten Backpack drawing.  Spencer’s entry was randomly selected from all entries from children who registered for kindergarten and obtained new or used their own library cards.   The backpack was filled with books, school supplies and other goodies.  Thanks for the Friends of the Library for funding the backpack and its contents.

    All future kindergarteners are encouraged to participate in the Summer Reading Program!  Sign up online and then stop by the library to decorate a paper bed that will hang in the hall, pick up your stamp sheet,  enter the Stars guessing contest and the Lucky Library Lover contest! 

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